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Billings Case Update

A Defiance man…originally charged with attempted murder for an incident involving his mother…is placed on community control at the victim’s request during his sentencing hearing. The court in Defiance placed Zachery Billings, on community for four years on charges of kidnapping, a first-degree felony; and domestic violence. Billings had pled …

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A Correction

We made a mistake yesterday during the newscast…the demolition derby at the county fair is back on Friday…like the year before last. Sorry about that. We said it was set for the first night of the fair.

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New Position Approved

County Commissioners on Monday approved a new position at the Williams County Job and Family Services office that would assist with kinship care issues. Kinship care is a temporary or permanent arrangement in which a relative or any non-relative adult with a long-standing relationship or bond with a child takes …

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Turnbull Is In

Caleb Turnbull is selected to join the Bryan City School District Board of Education. Turnbull will fill the seat vacated by Mike Stockman. He says he thought serving on the board would be a great opportunity to give back to the community and to the students in the school district. …

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Wreck Damages Span

A tractor trailer accident Friday temporarily shuts down an Ohio Turnpike overpass. Officials say it resulted in a fire underneath the bridge carrying traffic across Ohio 15/U.S. 20A. The blaze was concentrated directly under the bridge, in the westbound right shoulder of the Turnpike. It shutdown of all westbound lanes …

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Suit Given Clear Path

A lawsuit…objecting to Ohio’s school voucher program…may proceed, after a Franklin County judge denied the state’s motion to dismiss. Ohio’s Attorney General’s office argued that student and school district plaintiffs lacked standing to sue and the courts have already settled the issue. The lawsuit argues that the EdChoice program diverts …

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Deadly Crash On 24

A Bryan man dies after his semi goes off the road and into a ditch, early Saturday…on U.S. 24 near mile post 54 in Providence Township. Officials say…Kenneth Risner was westbound on 24…when he big rig left the roadway. Risner was taken to McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee and …

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McColley New Leader

A local legislator is selected for a key leadership position in the 135th General Assembly. State Senator Rob McColley…a republican from Napoleon…was sworn in as Majority Floor Leader of the Ohio Senate during opening day ceremonies at the Ohio Statehouse. As Leader, McColley will help lead Senate Republicans’ by coordinating …

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New Election Laws Signed

Gov., DeWine signs a sweeping package of election law changes…that includes the state’s first photo ID requirement…while shortening windows after Election Day for returning and curing ballots. The second-term governor signaled he may veto any further legislative attempts to restrict the state’s voting laws, saying he does not expect to …

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Grant For NSCC

Northwest State Community College gets a “Choose Ohio First” grant in the amount of $720,000 dollars fiscal year 2023, from the State of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education. In all…the state is providing $28 million to various educational institutions for this funding cycle, The department has committed …

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