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DeWine Awaits Primary

Gov., DeWine says he has no regrets about his response to the coronavirus pandemic…even if Republican voters who thought he went too far are angry enough to vote him out in the upcoming May primary. DeWine is running for a second four-year term, which he has said will mark the …

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An Appeal Claim…Clears Hurdle

The claims of juror bias by an Ohio death row inmate…who killed two girls in a robbery…can be further explored, a divided federal appeals court rules. At issue before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is an appeal by Jeronique Cunningham, sentenced to die for the killing of two …

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Flames Handled

Bryan crews take on two fires within minutes of each other. The first?…at the Woodland Estates Mobile Home Park on County Road 15.75. A dumpster is on fire. That blaze is quickly handled. Then…another call comes in. This time at a County Road H.50 location. Other fire teams from the …

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Wilson Faces Charges

The cops get a call…Thomas Wilson is driving through peoples’ front yards, near Curtis Street in Defiance. Soon…officers spot his car…behind the Main Stop on Curtis. Wilson takes off with the police in tow. Soon after…Wilson loses a tire. So he takes off on foot. Moments later…he’s in the cruiser…heading …

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A Utility Bill Break

Many citizens in Pioneer will again receive a $200 dollar rebate on their electric bill. Anyone who has been a Pioneer resident for at least a year, has at least a $30 average electric bill and is not delinquent on their bill or taxes…will get the rebate, officials say. People …

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Shot. Down. Hard.

Chalk one up for the Democrats. The Ohio Supreme Court declares those GOP-drawn legislative maps we have been reporting on…invalid, on Wednesday, agreeing with voting rights advocates that the lines were unconstitutionally gerrymandered. In a 4-3 ruling, the court sent the maps back to the Ohio Redistricting Commission to take …

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Blaze Handled In Ney

In Ney…a blaze destroys a small garage and heavily damages a shed, on Ohio 15. Area fire crews were joined by others from Farmer Township and Sherwood. It took over an hour to put the flames out, officials tell reporters. Apparently, the homeowner was burning cardboard in a burn pile …

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Controversy Grows

Ohio abortion providers again sue…to block a state law requiring that fetal remains from surgical abortions be cremated or buried. Clinics, through their lawyers at ACLU of Ohio, asked the state bench for a second stay, arguing the new law imposes a funeral ritual on every patient, regardless of religious …

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No CRT

The North Central Local School Board of Education votes 4-1…to ban the teaching of critical race theory in the district. The vote came after the all-white board voted to add the resolution to the meeting agenda, after it was initially not included. Some say…CRT is a movement to critically examine …

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A Bomb Threat

Monday morning started normally for North Central Local School students but a simple message interrupted all of that. A bomb threat. Officials get the word out to parents…and the building is evacuated. After several hours of checking…explosive experts clear the building…deeming it safe. The Toledo bomb squad was called in …

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