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Rider In Critical Condition

A motorcyclist is in the hospital in critical condition after a road rage incident causes him to hit the brakes abruptly and fly off the bike….all this, at the intersection of S.R. 3 and C.R. 62, in DeKalb County. Officials say Jeffrey Clingerman, of Columbia City was northbound on 3, …

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LaRose Kicks Off Campaign

Ohio Secretary of State, Frank LaRose launches his reelection bid, touting the state’s smooth 2020 election…even as many fellow Republicans express unfounded doubts in the presidential result…while GOP lawmakers are backing a major rewrite of state voting laws. LaRose released a one-minute video, along with his announcement that emphasizes his …

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New Conditions For OH Medical Marijuana

The Medical Board of Ohio has added three existing conditions residents to buy medical marijuana. The panel determines that arthritis, chronic migraines and complex regional pain syndrome fall into the existing category of chronic or intractable pain. State residents must obtain a physician recommendation under 22 qualifying conditions…and register with …

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Barbara Ann Poston, 83

Barbara Ann Poston, age 83, of Archbold, Ohio passed away May 16, 2021 in Toledo, Ohio. Barbara was born on May 28, 1937 to Lucille (Schnitkey) Lohse and George W. Owens, who both preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister, Patricia (Donald) Burkholder; sister, Sandra (Kenneth) Freytag; …

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Sharon Ann Stecovich, 74

Sharon Ann Stecovich, 74, of Montpelier, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Community Hospital & Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on July 19, 1946 in Napoleon, OH to Virgil A. and Clarissa M. (Rhors) Franz. In 1955, the family moved to Montpelier, where she enjoyed growing …

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Rider Hurt In DKC

A bicyclist is hurt after he is hit by a vehicle on State Road 8 in DeKalb County. Officials tell reporters Matthew Wirtz, 45, of Leo was riding his bike eastbound on 8 on the south edge of the road. Mike Likens, 65, of New Bremen, was driving in the …

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Fire Under Investigation In SC

Crews in Steuben County work for several hours to put out a fire at a plastic renewal company near Ashley. The blaze, along the intersection of 800 S and I-69 in Steuben County, erupted at Brightmark Energy. No word on damage. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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Family Files Suit

The law firm, representing the family of Stone Foltz, files a civil suit in Franklin County…seeking damages for wrongful death. The sophomore at the Bowling Green State University, died in March from alcohol poisoning after excessive drinking, at an off-campus fraternity event. The family is asking for minimum compensatory damages …

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Professor Sentenced

A medical researcher and professor…who pled guilty to what prosecutors say is a sophisticated scheme to transfer U.S.-backed research to China…is sentenced to 37 months in federal prison. Song Guo Zheng…who had been working most recently at Ohio State University, will also have to pay $3.4 million dollars in restitution …

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L. Ruth Hale, 95

L. Ruth Hale, age 95, of rural Ney, Ohio, went home into the loving arms of Jesus at 1:52 P.M. on Friday, May 14, 2021, at SKLD-Bryan Center. Mrs. Hale was a 1943 graduate of Ney High School and went on to graduate from Fort Wayne Business College. As a …

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