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OH GOP Wants To Rein In Health Director

Republican lawmakers, frustrated with Ohio’s aggressive stay-at-home orders, vote in the GOP-controlled House to limit the authority of the state’s health director. The move seeks to restrict mandatory orders issued by the health department to 14 days. After that, the orders would need approval from a legislative rule-making body. Gov. …

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More Coverage In Bryan

The Bryan City Council okays the installation of two wireless hot spots. They say internet coverage will be better. The hot spots will be installed by MetaLINK Technologies, out of Defiance…at no cost to the city. The antennas are will be installed at both the East End Park pool building …

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Dustin Hartman, 22

Dustin Hartman, age 22, of Ypsilanti, passed away Friday, May 1, 2020 in his home in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Originally from Delta, Ohio, Dustin worked as manager of retail at Walmart. On August 6, 1997, Dustin was born in Maumee, Ohio, the son of Eugene Hartman and Melissa (Sustaita) St. Clair. …

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Carol J. Stockman, 84

Carol J. Stockman, age 84, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:46 A.M. on Tuesday, May 6, 2020, at Fountain Park Inn and Villas, where she was a resident, after an extended illness. Mrs. Stockman was a 1953 graduate of Montpelier High School, where she was homecoming queen. Prior to …

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Federal Help Pouring In

State Senator, Rob McColley of Napoleon announces the Ohio Senate unanimously passes Senate Bill 310, authorizing the distribution of $350 million of federal funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 related expenses. He added it will be made available to counties and towns for necessary expenses. The legislation passed …

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Deadly Crash On 235

A Deshler man dies in a motorcycle crash. Officials say Donald Rosebrook was northbound on Ohio 235. He apparently missed a curve and lost control. The motorcycle hit a ditch along the roadway. A passenger is hurt in the wreck. Rosebrook was taken to a Findlay hospital, where he was …

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City Looks Ahead For Employees

Bryan has entered into an agreement with SharedWork Ohio to help ease the impact of possible employee hours reductions. The agreement was approved at the city council meeting. The contract allows for those city employees, likely to see their hours reduced in the coming days, to seek unemployment benefits through …

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BMU Shut Offs Pushed Back

Utility shut-off for nonpayment will remain suspended for Bryan Municipal Utilities customers until at least June 20. The Board of Public Affairs had previously approved suspending disconnections until early May. Board officials say they will reevaluate the policy in June and may extend it further, if necessary.

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Covid Takes Toll On OH Revenues

Gov. DeWine is cutting $775 million dollars from the state budget in the next two months as Ohio’s revenues fall during coronavirus. He tells reporters Ohio went from running $200 million dollars ahead in revenue estimates in February…to a nearly three-quarter billion dollar drop, last month. The governor says he’s …

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Big Trash Pick Up Returns

While the coronavirus situation continues…one thing returns to normal in Bryan…the city’s big trash pick-up will resume…today. The pick-up, which takes place monthly for city residents, had been suspended when officials declared a citywide state of emergency, back on March 18. The city’s recycling program however, remains suspended…due to safety …

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