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Gregory L. Langham, 66

Gregory L. Langham, 66 years, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 with his family by his side.  Greg was born on October 10, 1954 in Hicksville, Ohio, son of the late Donald Langham and Doris (Bassett) Ridgway.  He was a 1973 graduate …

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Brown Case Update

A man with a drug-related criminal record is given another chance at rehab in a Defiance County court room…in a domestic abuse case. George Brown of Sherwood, is placed on community control for four years on assault charges. Prosecutors say Brown attacked his ex-girlfriend and cut the tires on her …

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Injury Accident Near Defiance

A Defiance man gets hurt in a solo crash on Evansport Road, just south of Rethmel Road. Officials say Isaac Miller was taken to an area hospital…after his pickup went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle first ran over a garbage can in front of one home. …

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J&J’s Shots Has Setback

Ohio’s governor and health officials remain optimistic about the state’s coronavirus vaccine distribution plan…even as providers and some college campuses suspend using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine…while federal officials investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. The CDC and the FDA had recommended a pause…while the agencies investigate the effects …

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Tax Cut Proposed By OH GOP

Ohioans would receive a 2% personal income tax cut under the latest version of the state budget…introduced by House Republicans. The reduction could amount to $380 million dollars in lower taxes over two years, beginning July 1. The budget also provides $155 million dollars in grants to help industries, negatively …

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More Tech For The Police

Williams County Commissioners approve an upgrade that will better enable the sheriff’s office and 911 personnel to access records and images, search for data, view dispatch information and receive call assignments through a mobile device. The Spillman Mobile software will allow deputies to see dispatch calls as they are received, …

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A Mini Resurrection In Columbus

A man breaks into the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus in the early morning hours…uses a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda floor…and then calls 911 seeking medical help. When the police arrive…they find the man outside on the west lawn of the downtown building, near the monument …

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Covid Starts Going Up In IN

Indiana health officials confirm 1,198 more cases of COVID-19…and 10 additional deaths. The state is approaching 700,000 infections and has logged more than 12,700 fatalities, since the beginning of the pandemic. Another 405 probable deaths were reported…based on patient clinical diagnoses…but for whom no positive test was on record. At …

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Robert “Mike” Harbour, 68

Robert “Mike” Harbour was a preacher, husband, and father. Mike had many friends around the country and the world. He went to his eternal reward on April 10, 2021, after becoming suddenly ill. Mike was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on March 18, 1953 to Sylvester and Iona Harbour. He …

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No Executions For Rest Of Year

Gov., DeWine delays the three remaining executions that were scheduled for this year in Ohio. The governor is making good on his promise of no executions in 2021. He cited no source for lethal injection drugs…and a lack of movement by lawmakers, in making a switch in execution method a …

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