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Ohio’s sales tax holiday is almost here.

Ohio’s sales tax holiday is almost here. There are a few changes this year, including the extension of tax-free days. Earlier this year, Gov. Mike DeWine announced that he extended the annual sales tax holiday for 2024 to 10 days. It will start at midnight on July 30 and last …

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Pedestrian killed on Ohio Turnpike.

The Swanton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred July 20 at approximately 10:43 p.m. on the Ohio Turnpike near Interstate 475 in Springfield Township, Lucas County. The preliminary investigation revealed a 2024 Ram 1500 pick up truck, operated …

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Ronald H. Snyder, 61

Ronald H. Snyder, age 61, passed away on July 17, 2024, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Born on August 20, 1962, he was the beloved son of Robert and Evelyn (Curry) Snyder. Ronald dedicated over 15 years to his career at BDJ, where he was deeply appreciated and supported by his …

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Stephanie J. Turk, 53

Stephanie J. Turk, 53, of Antwerp, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 18, 2024, at Paulding County Hospital.  Stephanie was born August 21, 1970, in Hicksville, Ohio, daughter of Lynn M. and Frances I. “Fran” (Koch) Platt.  She was a 1988 graduate of Hicksville High School.  Stephanie was a selfless …

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Clarence M. Hartley, 81

Clarence M. Hartley, age 81, of Edgerton and a resident of Conway, SC, peacefully passed away at home on Saturday, July 13, 2024. Mr. Hartley joined the United States Air Force at the age of 18 and served 8 years, receiving the Air Medal for flying missions into Vietnam combat …

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Joel E. Boothman, 54

Joel Eugene Boothman, 54, of Pioneer, Ohio passed away on July 17, 2024 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a 10-year battle with Aplastic Anemia.  He was a warrior!  Joel was born on September 24, 1969 in Toledo, Ohio to JoAnn Boothman and was raised by his adoptive parents …

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Fatal motorcycle crash on the Ohio Turnpike.

The Swanton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash. The crash occurred July 16 at 4 p.m. on the Ohio Turnpike near Interstate 280 in Lake Township, Wood County. The preliminary investigation revealed a Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Kenny L. Robinson, 58, Mt …

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Madonna Jayne Schliesser, 80

Donna Jayne Schliesser, age 80, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2024, in her home, surrounded by family after a short illness. Donna was born on September 3, 1943, in Hicksville, Ohio. On April 29, 1966, Donna married her husband, Jack, of 57 years, in Covington, Kentucky. …

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Nancy A. Hillard, 94

Nancy “Nan” A. Hillard, 94 of Montpelier passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and was welcomed by the loving arms of Jesus on Sunday, July 14, 2024.  She was born on July 29, 1929 in Montpelier to John C. and Pauline (Birmingham) Rundell.  Nan graduated from …

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Karen L. Handley, 60

Karen Lynn Handley, born on January 27, 1964, to Claude Hohman and Mary Coleman, passed away on July 13, 2024. Karen’s life was a testament to love and joy, with her world revolving around her cherished grandchildren, who were her greatest pride and joy. She had a special bond with …

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Vance selected as Trump running mate.

Former President Donald Trump has selected Sen. JD Vance of Ohio to be his running mate for the 2024 presidential election. Trump’s decision of his running mate comes days after he was nearly killed in an assassination attempt at a rally in Pennsylvania. Trump posted the announcement on Truth Social …

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Serious injury accident in Defiance County Saturday.

The Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury single vehicle traffic crash. On July 13, 2024 at approximately 01:18 P.M, Troopers from the Defiance Post responded to Defiance Ayersville Pleasant Bend Road, just east of Harris Rd, Highland Twp. in Defiance County. Based …

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