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Amtrak In Bryan…To Stay

After recently finalizing a 20-year agreement to continue renting the train stop in Bryan, Amtrak is planning a $3.3 million dollar upgrade to the facility…which will include a new enclosed passenger station with restroom and boarding platform…making it ADA compliant. Last month, council approved a 20-year agreement with the railway …

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More Shots Are Coming

Ohio will receive nearly 450,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine this week…thanks to the approval of a third one. With that…the state is expanding eligible recipients to people 60 and over, pregnant women, day care workers, and police officers, among others. The Food and Drug Administration cleared a Johnson & …

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DeWine Loosens COVID Restrictions

Governor, DeWine announces the loosening of restrictions for sporting and entertainment venues when safety protocols are followed. Now…they will be able to reopen with 25 percent maximum indoor capacity and 30 percent maximum outdoor capacity…provided they follow established precautions, such as mandatory mask wearing for employees and customers. General admission, …

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More Money For IN Housing

A federal agency awards Indiana housing authorities $35 million dollars for large-scale projects to modernize public housing around the state. The funding will go to 40 of Indiana’s public housing authorities for projects such as replacing roofs, upgrading heating systems and other improvements.

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WC Land Move

Williams County Commissioners approve an expedited annexation that adds about 160 acres into the Village of Pioneer, from adjoining Madison Township. The Pioneer North Industrial Park is east of Ohio 15, just south of Core Way Drive and north of Kexon Drive. The annexation consists of two parcels, owned by …

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Robust Real Estate In OH

Activity across the Ohio housing marketplace rose in January, as sales increased 8.8% from the level reached during the same month a year ago, that’s according to the Ohio REALTORS group. Around the state, 15 of the 16 markets tracked experienced an increase in average price for the month compared …

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Watkins Could Be Going Away For A While

An Ohio member of the Oath Keepers militia group, charged with plotting with other extremists in the attack on the U.S. Capitol, disavowed the anti-government group in a court hearing. Jessica Watkins told the judge she is appalled by her fellow Oath Keepers and humiliated by her arrest. Watkins’ remarks …

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Crackdown Proposal Goes Down

House Republicans have pulled a crackdown on distracted driving from their version of the state transportation budget, and also killed proposed vehicle registration fee increases. Both measures were sought by Gov., DeWine. The distracted driving measure would have made handling an electronic device a primary offense, meaning police wouldn’t need …

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Turning The Covid Corner

The Williams County drops from level red to orange on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. It’s the first time since early November 2020 that Williams County has been orange. Williams County first moved to red on November 12, of last year, meeting four indicators to trigger the change on …

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Arson Suspected In Bryan

The State Fire Marshal’s Office and others are seeking tips from the public…in connection to a fire…purposely set at a vacant home in Bryan, on Center Street, Sunday. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee…for information leading to the arrest and conviction …

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