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Big Job Creator

Chipmaker, Intel outlines $150 million dollars in educational funding…aimed at growing the workforce for the semiconductor industry…as part of its $20 billion investment in a production hub in Ohio The company announced the Ohio development in January, part of Intel’s efforts to alleviate a global shortage of chips…powering everything from …

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Emergency At Juvenile Center

Seven people were hospitalized Sunday after fentanyl is found in the air ventilation system at the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training and Rehabilitation Center in Stryker. Word comes…some children have collapsed. When they arrived…the get the seven…four kids and three adult staff members…to safety. No word on their condition, at …

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Head On In DC

A Defiance man is badly hurt in a crash early Sunday morning in Paulding County…on U.S. 24, near County Road 133. Officials tell reporters Everett Dickerson, 61, of Defiance, was eastbound on 24…when he ran into a semi…head-on. The pickup careened off the north side of the roadway. Dickerson is …

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Finally…Some Good News

For the first time in a long time, Williams County is not considered a high incidence county for COVID-19. A last check…the county had 40.9 cases per 100,000 people, well below the 100 per 100,000 threshold for high incidence. Health officials confirm…the county only had one new case of COVID …

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The Map Flap Continues

The Ohio Redistricting Commission has decided to look for two independent mapmakers and a mediator to help come up with new district maps…following the Ohio Supreme Court’s rejection of a third set of maps presented by the Republican-dominated panel. The seven-member commission hopes to approve the choices in a Monday …

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Energy Harbor Makes An Annoucement

A West Virginia coal-fired power plant will be sold or retired next year, its owner said. Akron based Energy Harbor announced the plan this week for the Pleasants Power station along with a coal and diesel facility in Stratton, Ohio, as part of its commitment to become carbon free. The …

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Renacci Nixes Debate

A debate among Republicans running for Ohio governor is off…after Gov., DeWine declined to participate…and another candidate decided to follow suit. Former congressman, Jim Renacci opted out of the nonpartisan Ohio Debate Commission event, which had been scheduled for March 29. Renacci’s staff says if the governor isn’t going to …

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Injury Accident In HC

Two Defiance residents are hurt after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 6 and Henry County Road 23. Officials say…Terry Clark is flown Mercy-St. Vincent’s in Toledo in serious condition. The passenger…Pamela Clark is in a Wauseon hospital…under observation at this hour. Clark’s vehicle was eastbound on U.S. 6 when a …

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Gun Bill Signed

Gov., DeWine signs into law…a measure…that will make a concealed weapons permit optional for anyone, legally allowed to carry a gun. It eliminates the requirement that individuals promptly notify police officers that they are carrying a concealed weapon.

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Crash In DKC

A driver suffers minor injuries…after her vehicle overturns on U.S. 6, near Interstate 69, early Wednesday. DeKalb County police and medics were called to the interchange. Investigators tell reporters, 27-year-old, Amber Brumbaugh of Butler was at the flashing yellow light, preparing to turn onto southbound I-69…when she turned into the …

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