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Workplace Death In DKC

DeKalb County deputies are investigating the death of a man at a steel manufacturing plant. Responders arrived at Heitman Steel…to find the victim…pinned between two rolls of steel. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by medical personnel. His identity is being withheld, pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.

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Deadly Mobile Home Fire In Auburn

A man dies in an Auburn mobile home Monday afternoon. Crews arrived at the West Edge Mobile Home Park. Officials tell reporters the man and a woman were in the home at the time of the fire. The woman was able to escape. State and local investigators are going over …

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FirstEnergy Case Update

A central Ohio judge blocks the subsidies from a $1 billion nuclear bailout law at the center of a $60 million bribery probe. This…as state lawmakers scramble to decide the fate of a repeal. Franklin County Judge, Chris Brown sided with Attorney General, Dave Yost…in granting a preliminary injunction that …

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More Covid Deaths In WC

The Williams County Health Department reports four more COVID-19 deaths in the county this weekend…an 83-year-old female and three males aged 68, 86 and 79. Three of the victims were in long-term care facilities. 36 have now succumbed to COVID-19 in Williams County, health officials confirm. The county has had …

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Fire Agreement Inked

The City of Bryan will continue providing fire protection services to Pulaski and Jefferson townships. City council approved one-year contracts with the townships, during their regular meeting. The city also provides fire protection services to Center Township, by way of a three-year contract that remains in effect until 2022.

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Thanks For Everything, Diana.

Monday night was the last board of education meeting for Bryan City Schools outgoing Superintendent, Diana Savage. Savage started her career in education as a teacher in Swanton, in 1989. She was the Bryan High School assistant principal from 2001-05…curriculum coordinator from 2005-08…and the superintendent from May 2008 to present.

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Injury Accident In NWT

An Angola man is hurt badly in a two-vehicle crash in Northwest Township, on County Road 1.50. Officials tell reporters Hugh Skiles, 91, was southbound…while a Jeep, driven by Jennifer Horne of Edon, was heading northbound. Investigators say Skiles’ car traveled left of center while negotiating a curve and collided …

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Fire Put Down In Wauseon

Wauseon firefighters quickly contain a blaze at a County Road C address. Officials tell reporters crews found fire and heavy smoke coming from a structure and vehicle on the property. The flames were put down and an excavator was brought in, to separate burning debris. The Fulton County Sheriff’s office …

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Gun Groups Nixed In Court

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to a now-repealed ordinance in Ohio’s capital city…banning bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly. The state’s highest court rules, 4-3…two Ohio gun-rights groups, Ohioans for Concealed Carry and the Buckeye Firearms Foundation, had no standing to sue the …

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Gowns A Huge Need For Responders In OH

More than half the $98 million dollars Ohio spent on personal protective equipment in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic went to buy hospital gowns. Ohio spent $55 million on gowns, its most expensive category. Officials confirm more than $7 billion dollars in coronavirus purchases by states this spring…for …

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