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Crash In DKC

A driver suffers minor injuries…after her vehicle overturns on U.S. 6, near Interstate 69, early Wednesday. DeKalb County police and medics were called to the interchange. Investigators tell reporters, 27-year-old, Amber Brumbaugh of Butler was at the flashing yellow light, preparing to turn onto southbound I-69…when she turned into the …

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Michels Brought In

Fort Wayne Police arrests a 57-year-old DeKalb County man…for rape and sexual battery Wednesday. Mark Michels, of Garrett is accused of committing the crimes, on Sunday. Michels is a registered sex offender. He was convicted of sexual battery in 2012. He has twice been accused of failing to register. Officers …

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Collins Faces Charges

A man, accused of assaulting a doctor at the hospital in Bryan…is indicted on two counts of felonious assault. Ricki Collins, 61, is the accused in the Feb. 14 incident. Collins’ relative was being treated at the hospital emergency room when he launched an unprovoked attack on Dr. Hussein Kashk, …

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Kasich Touts Medicaid In NC

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other speakers on Tuesday shared the experiences of states expanding Medicaid to more working adults, as North Carolina legislators carefully weigh whether they should now accept the coverage. Kasich, a former Republican presidential candidate, and presenters on programs in Montana, Indiana and Michigan, told …

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Kiev Problems

Several Republicans competing for the party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Ohio are facing scrutiny for their ties to Russia as the country intensifies its war against Ukraine. Much of the attention has focused on former Ohio Republican Party Chair, Jane Timken, whose husband’s family founded a company …

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Fire In Ney

A fire destroys a Ney home, early Sunday. Crews were called to the Main St. location to put out the blaze…then, had to return a few hours later, after it flared back up again. One official tells reporters it looks like something in the electrical system started the fire. No …

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Work Continues

The Montpelier Village Council approves moving $900,000 dollars to work as an advance payment for the village’s last combined sewer overflow project. A CSO is when untreated stormwater and sewage overflow in local streams and rivers. Montpelier has so far fixed six of these with the last one coming up …

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AquaBounty Wins

The chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources issues approval of a Water Withdrawal and Consumptive Use Permit Application from AquaBounty Farms…for a proposed water well field near Pioneer. AquaBounty proposes a 479,000-square-foot facility in Pioneer to raise commercial genetically modified salmon, with an initial withdrawal from the local …

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Toledo Doctor Gets Five

A Toledo doctor…who denied doing any harm to his patients after being convicted of overprescribing painkillers…is sentenced to five years in prison. A federal judge also ordered Dr. William Bauer to pay $460,000 in restitution. Bauer, 85, was convicted last summer on charges of distributing controlled substances at his office. …

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$$$$$$$$$$$!

A Defiance woman has won a $1 million dollar prize, the Ohio Lottery recently announced. Rachel Yonge of Defiance won the top prize on the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Extreme Cash game. She chose the cash option of $1 million and will $720,000…after taxes. She bought her winning ticket at the …

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