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Dolan Enters Race

Republican state Sen., Matt Dolan formally enters the race for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat… adding a centrist voice, more akin to exiting Rob Portman’s than to the crowded, Trump-aligned field of GOP hopefuls. In a telephone interview, Dolan said Portman’s work, building a bipartisan coalition to pass a $1 …

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Tragedy In PC

A Paulding County Commissioner died Monday morning of an apparent suicide. Responders are dispatched to a Cecil location…on the report of a dead body. There, deputies discovered the body of Clint Vance, 30, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Vance was found in an outbuilding at his farm. He won …

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COVID Erupts In Our Area

There were 212 new COVID cases reported last week by the Fulton County Health Department. That is up from 145 new cases the previous week. At last check, there are 261 active cases in the county. There were 10 new hospitalizations but no new deaths. Fulton County’s case rate jumped …

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Deadly Accident In LC

A LaGrange man is killed after he is hit by a vehicle as he was walking alongside the road. An emergency team is called to South County Road 050 West…there they find John Lehman, 82. They say 63-year-old, Neil Peirson was the driver of the pickup in the collision. Lehman …

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A Good Ending

A plane crashes at the Defiance County Airport in Noble Township…this happened on Friday. Officials say the Cirrus SR 20 private aircraft plane was traveling northwest. The pilot brings the plane in for a landing…something happens…and the little aircraft goes off the left side of the runway. It’s landing gear …

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Fire Destroys Pickup

Fire destroys a pickup truck at a County Road E.75 location. The owner is getting ready for bed…suddenly…someone is beating on his front door. It’s the neighbor…and over his shoulder…the owner’s truck…in flames…in the driveway. Investigators on the fire team think the blaze started in the cab. The heat then …

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A Cry For Help

Steuben County deputies get the call…someone in Pleasant Lake has a knife…and he’s holding it against himself. They get to the scene…that’s when the man started carving himself in the head, upper body…and arms. The officers scream for him to stop. He doesn’t. A bean bag…fired from a shotgun…and then …

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Deadly Crash On The Turnpike

An Ohio man is killed…when his truck rear-ends a semi on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County, near the 125 mile marker, four miles east of the S.R. 9 interchange. There, a Mack truck and a Kenworth smash into each other. Officials say Herbert Meade, 67, of Olmstead Township, …

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Big Winnings

A trip to the grocery store turns into a fortune for Rose and William Raczko of Swanton, who claim the top prize in the Ohio Lottery’s $30 Million Dollar scratch-off. The Raczkos purchased their winning ticket at The Kroger on E. Airport Highway. Kroger receives a $10,000 sales bonus. The …

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Anti Mask Group Protests

A small group of protesters gather in front of the Defiance County Courthouse in downtown Defiance for a second straight evening Thursday…to voice displeasure about school mask mandates. Around 20, some of them carrying signs and American flags, were gathered on the sidewalk at the corner of Clinton and Second …

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