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Riedel Runs

Add another name to the race for Ohio’s newly drawn 9th Congressional District. State Rep. Craig Riedel, of Defiance, announced Monday his candidacy for the 9th, currently represented by Democrat, Marcy Kaptur. The district was redrawn in the most recent redistricting and now includes Williams, Henry, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Lucas, …

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Weird…And Getting Weirder, Around Here

In Pioneer…a man douses himself with kerosene…then backs his car into another in the parking lot of the Main Stop on State Street. He then takes off at high speed, away from the place. Not too long after that…the man is seen speeding away from a Bryan location. Soon…he is …

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Injury Crash In DKC

Several are in the hospital…after a man fell asleep at the wheel, after a crash in DeKalb County. The vehicle then plows into oncoming traffic Friday morning. Officials tell reporters, James Eversole was heading east on State Road 8 just west of County Road 7…when he passed out. Eversole then …

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Yost Backs OH Solicitor General

Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost says he hopes everyone receives the coronavirus vaccine, but it should be a person’s choice, not the result of a government mandate. Yost…who is fully vaccinated and had the booster, also said people should base their decision on conversations with doctors, not research on the …

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OH Clean Up Bill Announced

Gov. DeWine announces the launch of a new grant program to help revitalize local communities through the demolition of blighted and vacant buildings. The new Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program will provide nearly $150 million in grants…to raze dilapidated commercial and residential buildings and revitalize surrounding properties. The …

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Testing Expanded

Governor, DeWine announces…the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio National Guard, and the Ohio Hospital Association will expand coronavirus testing locations in nine cities, including several new locations, starting now. The additional testing locations will be mobilized with support from Ohio National Guard personnel. The locations, which are intended to …

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Dennis Brought In

Williams County deputies respond to a tip…there’s a fugitive at 210 Walnut St., in Pulaski. Officials say…Jason Dennis, 37, of Bryan, was wanted for failure to appear in Bryan Municipal Court for a parole violation hearing. The cops get there…Dennis sees them…he takes off running. A police dog tracks Dennis …

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Feds Want Answers

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes a large fine against the builder of a pipeline that runs through a portion of Fulton County. The commission ordered Energy Transfer Partners…and its subsidiary, Rover Pipeline…to explain why it should not pay a $40 million dollar civil penalty for alleged violations of the …

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Covid In FC…Now.

The Fulton County Health Department reports six new COVID deaths early this week. There were three in the 70-79 age range…one person in their 50s…one in their 60s…and one in the 80 or older age range. The county saw a sharp increase in new COVID cases early this week, with …

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Covid In NWOH…Now.

Health officials say…no reported COVID omicron variant cases have been detected in the seven county region of northwest Ohio. So far…Williams, Defiance, Henry, Fulton, Putnam, Paulding and Van Wert, counties have avoided it. With that said…officials add…the overall number of COVID cases in Williams County remains high. 127 deaths have …

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