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Covid In WC…Now.

COVID-19 is continuing its surge in Williams County leading into the holiday season with another death reported just before Thanksgiving. As of Wednesday, there are a total of 1,079 confirmed cases in the county, including 142 probable cases. The state is still saying thousands of cases are still waiting to …

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FirstEnergy Flap Still Hot

Hopes of repealing an energy bailout law are in danger at the Ohio Statehouse, as Republican lawmakers argue sharply different positions…on how and whether to repeal the legislation…with only weeks before Ohioans begin to pay the price. In one corner stands veteran GOP lawmakers…who believe the Nov. 3 election results …

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Covid In DC…Now.

The Defiance County General Health District reports two more coronavirus deaths…a female in her 70s with underlying health conditions and a male in his 60s. This makes 24 deaths in Defiance County…with an increase of 30 lab confirmed cases. To date, there have been 1,279 cases…545 currently active in the …

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Ross Gets CC For Four Years

A Paulding man is given community control for four years on a sexual misconduct charge involving a child. Zachary Ross, 24, is now classified as a tier II sexual offender, requiring him to register his address twice each year with the county sheriff’s office. Ross previously pled guilty to the …

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Galinis Faces Charges

Steuben County deputies bring in Andrew Galinis, of Quincy, Michigan on drug charges. Investigators say Galinis offered to pay for a used SUV to someone in Angola…with a pound-and-a half of marijuana. Police get the tip…and wait for Galinis to show up at the Loves on West Maumee. Galinis arrives…shows …

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Counsel Works For FE Consumers

The lawyer for FirstEnergy’s 1.8 million residential electric customers in Ohio steps in…to try to assure they get refunds…should state legislators or the courts halt the charges the utility giant was expecting…as part of a now-tainted nuclear bailout bill. Bruce Weston made his request regarding the House Bill 6 charges …

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Smith Trial Delayed Again

For the fifth time since the pandemic reached the U.S., a pretrial hearing for a man accused of murdering a Montpelier woman has been rescheduled. Thomas Smith, 24, was scheduled for a pretrial conference Tuesday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court. It’s now pushed back to 9 a.m., Jan. 19th…coronavirus. …

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Theft Case In FC

Investigators in Fulton County are looking into the theft of a four wheeler from a Maplewood Street address in Delta. Officials tell reporters the suspect took the Yamaha Grizzly…and its trailer. If you know anything about this…there could be a one thousand dollar reward in it, for you. The investigation …

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Big Rig And Car Tangle In DC

In Defiance County…a man is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a big rig crash at the intersection of Highway 24 and Independence Road. Officials tell reporters Teddy Ramey, of Sherwood, was northbound on Independence…when he failed to yield the right of way. He was hit by a …

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Vaccine On The Way

Gov., DeWine says Ohio could see its first batch of up to 30,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine by Dec. 15, with fresh supplies arriving every few days. He added it was the White House that gave him those numbers. The first batch would come from a Pfizer-produced vaccine, followed …

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