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The Vote Begins In OH

Long lines developed early and stayed that way at election boards…as early voting is underway in Ohio. Hundreds waited outside board offices in Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. Several elections officials statewide noted unusually heavy turnout. In Columbus, the line snaked about a quarter-mile along the front and around the back …

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Richcreek Gets 13

Donald Richcreek…the Oakwood man, convicted of shooting and killing his brother last year…is sentenced to prison for 13 years in a Paulding County courtroom. Prosecutors told the court on Aug. 10, 2019, Richcreek shot his brother, Anthony with a handgun at a residence where both were then living. Anthony was …

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Deadly Crash Near Paulding

In Paulding…a teenager dies after a roll over crash in Flat Rock Creek, on South Williams Street at Fairgrounds Drive. Officials tell reporters the 17 year old was recovered from the vehicle by emergency personnel. The accident remains under investigation.

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Meyer Case Update

Joshua Meyer of Napoleon, pleads guilty to two counts of identity fraud and more in a Defiance courtroom. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 19th. The DA has recommended five years behind bars. Meyer already is serving a 24-month prison term on Fulton County charges in another case. He is being …

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Help Could Be On The Way In OH

People struggling to pay rent, along with small businesses and nonprofits hurt by COVID-19 and the weak economy…could have details by next week on an aid package to help them. Gov. DeWine acknowledged that people and businesses may need more help than Ohio can provide from its share of federal …

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Burke Appeal Denied

The Ohio Third District Court of Appeals upholds the conviction of former Napoleon High School teacher and coach, Randy Burke…found guilty last year of illegally touching girls on his track team. He was sentenced to five years of community control and 180 days incarceration at the Corrections Center of Northwest …

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Car Chase And Bust In Bryan

A Hillsdale, Michigan man is arrested in a cornfield after a high-speed pursuit ends with his car on fire and a child injured at the scene. The pursuit starts on High Street, near Lebanon, in Bryan. A police officer tried to pull over Robert Foster, for no visible registration. He …

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Money Choices In Edgerton

The Edgerton Village Council officially votes on where they want COVID-19 relief money to go. The village received around $75,000 from the CARES Act…and it had around $66,000 left to spend. They vote to spend the money on a police cruiser, automatic doors, telecommunications upgrades…and they will be donating some …

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LaRose Makes Some Clarifications

Ohio’s secretary of state adjusts his one-box-per-county restriction…to say counties may collect absentee ballots both at their buildings and at locations outside, in an update to an order that has landed Frank LaRose in both state and federal court. The new directive requires Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections to …

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Registration Time Is Running Out

Today is the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election. Once registered, voters have the option to vote early in person, to request a mail-in absentee ballot or to wait and vote at their precinct on Election Day. The deadline to request an absentee …

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