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Rising Covid Numbers In WC

Williams County hits the state’s threshold for high incidence rates of coronavirus. Health officials say that is defined as a rate of 100 cases or more per 100,000 people. Jim Watkins, County health commissioner, says the county is listed at 106.29 per 100,000, now.

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Covid Numbers Rise In Nursing Homes

A Swanton nursing home records a startling spike in the number of COVID-19 cases among residents and staff members during the past week. The Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center on Munson Road, has confirmed 48 new cases among residents, 26 alone within the recent week. Thirteen staff members contracted …

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Hunt Faces Charges

A man is arrested after a standoff with police in Pioneer. Kellen Hunt was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct…now at CCNO. Officials tell reporters Montpelier Police responded in tactical gear, prepared to force entry at the scene. Once Hunt saw all that…he surrenders quickly and peacefully. No …

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Crash In CT

Two people are hurt after their vehicle smashes into a home in Chesterfield Township, along Highway 20. Officials say Dontae Wilbon, of Milwaukee, was westbound…when he veers off the left side of the road, at the intersection at State Route 108, careening into the occupied house. Wilbon was taken to …

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Elderly Woman Dies From Covid

Fulton County health officials report the second confirmed death, there…COVID-19. They say she was a female in her 80’s. The total coronavirus case count in Fulton County is 384. The sharp increase in new cases reported, since Sept., has been primarily associated with long term care facilities.

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Campaign Stop In OH

Joe Biden will make a general election campaign stop in Ohio, today, signaling the former vice president’s hopes of winning the state Democrats lost by a significant margin in the 2016 election. Biden plans an afternoon campaign speech in Toledo, then will head to Cincinnati for a voter mobilization event. …

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Pair Rescued In Area Lake

A man and a woman are pulled from a lake in southern Steuben County. Pleasant Lake Fire and Rescue was dispatched to Gooseneck Lake. At the scene, rescue units find two individuals in the water and a man on a pontoon, trying to help them. Two responding crew members entered …

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Ballot Snafu In OH County

Voters in Franklin County…who received the wrong absentee ballots will be mailed corrected ones immediately. The County Elections Board in Columbus blamed the malfunction on a high-speed scanner that proofs ballots for accuracy. They say the system is now working as it should. Officials add they are still trying to …

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A Reversal On Ballot Boxes

A federal judge temporarily blocks an order by Ohio’s elections chief that limits the number of ballot drop boxes available in next month’s election, calling the move essential to vindicate a vital constitutional right. Secretary of State, Frank LaRose moved immediately to appeal. This latest decision marks the second time …

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Kid Gives Officers A Chase

A car chase involving a 13-year-old driver that starts in Toledo, ends in a ditch in Fulton County. Troopers joined a pursuit in progress on Alexis Road in northern Lucas County. After entering Fulton County the vehicle steered deliberately into a soybean field at County Road 2, then into a …

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