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On The Hunt

The two-day special youth hunting season concluded with 9,515 deer harvested this year, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. Each fall, hunters 17 and younger take to the woods with a nonhunting adult for a special weekend of deer gun hunting. Locally, 41 deer …

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Not The Samev

The streaming services Netflix and Hulu are not video service providers that would have to pay local governments in Ohio the same fees levied on cable operators, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case similar to lawsuits filed by hundreds of other municipalities nationally. At issue in Ohio …

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Garza Steps Down

The superintendent of the Four-County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) is stepping down from the top post but will stay on staff. Melissa Garza notified the JDC Board of Trustees in writing recently that she wished to resign as superintendent but stay on staff. Prior to becoming superintendent more than three …

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New Jobs

The latest expansion at Nature Fresh Farms in Delta is underway and is expected to create over 100 new jobs. The project is a new 45-acre greenhouse operation next to the current facilities near the intersection of U.S. 20A near State Route 109. It is anticipated the expansion project will …

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The Latest Numbers

The number of homes sold throughout Ohio in October slid from the pace set during the month a year ago, while average sales prices continued to post gains, that’s according to the group, Ohio Realtors. Homes sales in October 2022 reached 12,181, a 22.8% drop from the 15,774 sales recorded …

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Upgrades On The Way

Governor, DeWine announces the state will support the installation of security upgrades at more than 700 K-12 schools across Ohio. A total of 708 schools in 57 counties will receive $57.8 million dollars in grant funding to enhance student and staff safety. Governor DeWine is awarding the funds as part …

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The Final Numbers

Officials confirm…16 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. During the five-day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 23 at midnight through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 16 died in 15 fatal crashes. In 2021, there were 14 fatal crashes in which 17 people were killed. Of the …

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The Algae Battle Continues

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded nearly $1.5 million dollars in federal funding to projects focused on combatting harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes. Congresswoman, Marcy Kaptur…the chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, made the announcement. The funding will support a variety …

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Trine Gets Financial Help

The Steel Dynamics Foundation has pledged money towards Trine University’s new Fort Wayne facility. The new building, announced in June, will house programs in Trine’s College of Health Professions. University President, Earl Brooks praised the foundation on their help in the school’s mission…to help deserving students attain their career goals …

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Gillespie Case Update

A federal court jury has awarded $45 million dollars to an Ohio man who spent two decades in prison on rape and kidnapping convictions that were later overturned. The Montgomery County jury verdict came in the civil lawsuit filed by Roger “Dean” Gillispie and followed a judge’s declaration last year …

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