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Bridge Work Approaches

A bridge replacement project will close a stretch of Ohio 2 in Defiance County for roughly the next four months, starting next Monday. ODOT says workers will be replacing the bridge over Lost Creek, between Blosser and Ensign roads, two miles south of Farmer. The suggested detour is Ohio 249…to …

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DeWine Gets Second Shot

Gov., DeWine and his wife get the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Currently, Ohio residents, 65 and older, can get the shot, along with residents and employees of long-term care facilities. Frontline medical responders, school employees, and people with severe congenital conditions can get in line, too. The 7-day …

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FirstEnergy Case Update

A political dark money group that authorities say was used as part of a $60 million dollar bribery scheme to pass nuclear bailout legislation in Ohio…pleads guilty to a federal racketeering charge. Generation Now Inc. also agreed in federal court in Cincinnati to forfeit $1.5 million dollars from two bank …

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Big Sports Announcement Approaches

Ohio’s major league sports teams, beginning their seasons this spring, could be allowed up to 30% of fan capacity under approved pandemic plans. Gov. DeWine makes the call. It’s all contingent on social distancing and continued mask wearing, the governor adds. A formal announcement is set for Thursday. The expanded …

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Two Major OH Companies Join Forces

Two of the biggest remaining American tire companies are joining forces. Goodyear Tire & Rubber is acquiring Cooper…in a deal with an equity value of $2.8 billion dollars that will combine the two century-old Ohio manufacturers. Cooper, founded in 1914, is the 5th largest tire maker in North America, based …

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Two Hurt In DC Crash

In Defiance County…the Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash on CR 13, north of CR J. Officials tell reporters Ethan Pontious, 16, of Montpelier, was northbound when he loses control and careens off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle hits a mailbox and rolls several times. …

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Shots Underway In PC Schools

Educators in Paulding County get their first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. It’s part of the state’s vaccination program, designed to get the state’s schools back to in-person learning by March 1. Antwerp scheduled a remote learning day, so their staff did not have to worry about any side …

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Talk About Being In A Fix

The Coast Guard and fire department personnel rescue 10 people…stranded on ice floes in Lake Erie in Cleveland. A helicopter was dispatched from Air Station Detroit for air support. Six people were rescued in an ice skiff. Seven adults and three children were involved. The ten were on a finger …

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GOP Has Trouble With The Truth…Again

Legislative testimony, in support of a GOP-backed effort to limit public health orders made by Governor, DeWine is removed from YouTube…after the service deemed it contained COVID-19 misinformation. The video showed Thomas Renz, an attorney for Ohio Stands Up, make the opening testimony during a House committee hearing on a …

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All Okay, Post Bus Crash

A Pike-Delta-York Local School District school bus slides off the side of a snowy road. Officials tell reporters there were no injuries. All students were safely transported to school. District officials have been communicating with the parents of the students involved.

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