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More Winners On The Vax-A-Million

The state announces the third pair of Ohio Vax-a-Million winners…even as the initial bump from the incentive program fades and vaccination numbers continue dropping. More than 3.3 million people entered their names for a shot at the $1 million dollars, up a little from the 3.2 million who had registered …

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Ed Funding Fuels Debate

The way Ohio pays for K-through-12 education now and in the future is at the heart of debate over the final version of the state’s $75 billion dollar, two-year budget. The proposal…approved by the GOP-controlled House in April…included elements of the bipartisan Fair School Funding Plan, developed over more than …

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Renacci Throws Hat In Ring

A former four-term congressman from northeast Ohio plans to take on Gov. DeWine in next year’s Republican primary. Jim Renacci…a businessman and former Wadsworth mayor…who served in Congress from 2011 to 2019…is the first serious Republican challenger to the expected reelection bid of DeWine.

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Crash In DKC

In DeKalb County…a driver is sideswiped after signaling left…but turning right…as another car tried to pass on the right side…at the intersection of U.S. 6 and C.R. 19. Officials say Michael Light, 39, of Hamilton, was eastbound on 6…indicating left but turning right onto 19…that’s when Rebecca Jackson, 54, of …

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Back To Nature

Just over 81 acres of restored wetlands and forests are dedicated…as part of the governor’s H2Ohio Initiative…meant to clean up water and prevent toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie and other places. Two of the dozens of projects having been completed in Williams County. The first, the St. Joseph River …

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Yost Is Mad At Google

Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost files a lawsuit…asking a court to declare web giant, Google, a public utility and to regulate it…as one in the latest twist of legal efforts to rein in the company that runs the internet’s dominant search engine. Yost says Google has been abusing its power …

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Two Hurt In ATV Crash

In Huntertown…an off-road vehicle crash injures two girls along Coldwater Road. Officials say they were on a side-by-side…on private property when it goes out of control…it rolls…throwing the two. They didn’t have any safety gear on…both are in an area hospital at this hour, under observation. State and local authorities …

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Taxes…Done Differently This Year

Officials say it will benefit the city, its residents and businesses. Now…Bryan taxpayers could file their income taxes…not with the city this year, but with Ohio’s Regional Income Tax Agency. At this week’s city council meeting…Bryan Clerk-Treasurer Laura Rode said state tax law seems to grow more complicated each year…and …

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COVID Dropping In OH

Governor, DeWine announces the Ohio Department of Health is reporting the two-week statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents is 49.5…in the period from May 22 to June 4. The governor had previously said when the case rate dropped below 50, health mandates would end…of course…all that ended on June …

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Envious.

Here’s a smile…a Napoleon man wins $19,800 on Ohio Lottery’s TV game show…Cash Explosion. Scott Helberg was on Saturday…it was actually filmed a few weeks ago. Helberg was one of a handful of contestants, picked out of about 25,000. Those entries come from second chance opportunities through instant lottery tickets …

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