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Icebreaker Can Proceed

A company can proceed with plans to build what will be the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America, in Lake Erie off the coast of Cleveland, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled. At issue is the 2020 approval by the Ohio Power Siting Board of the project by …

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Hardin In Court

A Toledo man, accused of running unlicensed funeral operations in four counties across Ohio is convicted of dozens of felony charges. Shawnte Hardin, 41, maintained his innocence after a Lucas County Common Pleas Court judge found him guilty of 31 counts, concluding a bench trial that began earlier this year, …

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Crash On 30

A crash on U.S. 30 outside New Haven shut down the highway for several hours on Wednesday. According to INDOT, the crash happened eastbound at Doyle Road, less than a mile east of the Interstate 469 interchange. All lanes were blocked for a time. State and local officials are handling …

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At This Hour

Another person has died after that crash in Steuben County last week, on S.R. 120 near C.R. 850 West, a mile east of Orland. We reported…a pickup truck, driven by 50-year-old Donald Squires of Howe was traveling westbound on 120 when it drifted left of the center line and hit …

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Group Files Suit

A drug policy reform group has sued the state panel that will decide how Ohio distributes more than half of the money it will receive from a nationwide settlement…regarding the opioid addiction crisis. Harm Reduction Ohio filed two lawsuits against the OneOhio Recovery Foundation Board, claiming the panel isn’t following …

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Yuck.

An Ohio man is in custody after being accused of sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers around the country, including Ohio’s 25 Republican state senators in early July. Officers arrested Richard Steinle, a former Common Pleas Court mediator. Steinle is charged with sending “injurious articles as nonmailable, violating a …

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Marlow Is Caught

A suspect wanted in Ohio, in the shooting deaths of four people, including a teenage girl, has been arrested in Kansas. 39-year-old Stephen Marlow was taken into custody by local police in Lawrence. Officials say, Marlow will be extradited to Ohio to face charges in the slayings. Officers were called …

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Harris Arrested

A Wauseon man…wanted on charges related to the death of a three-year-old girl…turns himself into police. Officials tell reporters…Devon Harris was taken into custody without incident and is held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. On Friday, an arrest warrant was issued for Harris…for felonious assault and murder. Wauseon …

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Kudos For NSCC

Northwest State Community College is recognized as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative seeks to create a national network of employers, labor organizations, industry associations, program sponsors and other stakeholders to serve as champions for expanding and diversifying Registered Apprenticeship. …

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Frisbie Is Fired

Brandi Frisbie has been terminated as director of the Williams County Communications Agency. Frisbie, who also served as deputy director of the Williams County Emergency Management Agency since 2018, was terminated after a July 21 hearing on four charges. One charge is that she failed to renew her Law Enforcement …

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