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FirstEnergy Case Update

Ohio’s top lawyer asks the court to block FirstEnergy from collecting special fees from customers…that were set up under a now-tainted nuclear bailout bill…to allow the company to maintain record-high profits…even if electricity sales dip. Attorney General, Dave Yost filed the request. The bill is at the center of a …

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The Battle Lines Are Drawn

The Statehouse and other state buildings in downtown Columbus will be closed through Inauguration Day…as police officers, National Guard members and state troopers provide security. This, while the chatter on the internet…indicates last week’s attack in Washington…may be only the beginning of a wave of insurrection throughout the country. State …

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LaVonna Ilene “Granny” Gruber, 93

LaVonna Ilene “Granny” Gruber, 93, of Bryan passed away Wednesday afternoon at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on January 31, 1927 in Jackson Township, Wood County Ohio to Carl W. and Dortha (Newell) Kern. Granny graduated from Deshler High School.  On December 19, 1949 she married …

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1B Begins

As Williams County completes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations among Phase 1A eligible residents, it will now be moving into Phase 1B, beginning with those who are 80 years and older….the most vulnerable to severe outcomes from coronavirus. Beginning tomorrow…those in 1B may begin to register for an appointment …

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Latta Wanted Censure. No Impeachment.

Congressman, Bob Latta admonishes President, Trump…but adds he could not support an impeachment effort against him. Latta said the President needs to bear some responsibility for the riot last week in D.C. He went on to say to his fellow lawmakers on the floor of Congress…he would have preferred a …

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IN Votes Along Party Lines In POTUS Impeachment

Indiana’s delegation on Wednesday voted along party lines as the U.S. House impeached President Trump for “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol. The state’s seven Republican House members voted against impeachment, while the two Democrats favored it…for a history-making second time. Larry Bucshon of the …

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Marlene M. Edwards, 79

Marlene M. Edwards, 79, of Pioneer, passed away on January 12, 2021 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born on January 18, 1941 in Pioneer to Russell and Helen (Clark) Stewart. Marlene graduated from Reading High School in 1959. She went on to obtain her degree from God’s Bible …

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Sterling King, 88

Sterling King, A long-time resident of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on January 12, 2021 at the age of eighty-eight.  Sterling was born to Christian and Olga King September 30, 1932. He was a graduate of Wauseon High School, Bowling Green State University and The Ohio State University College of Optometry.  …

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Kenneth K. Brink, 78

Kenneth K. Brink, age 78, of Wauseon passed away January 12, 2021 at St. Luke’s in Toledo, Ohio after a brief illness. Prior to retirement, Kenneth worked at La Choy Food Products in Archbold for over 39 years. Born on October 1, 1942 in New Bavaria, Ohio, Kenneth was the …

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New Contract Set In Montpelier

The Montpelier Schools Board approves a contract with the Northwest Educational Service Center that is around $80,000 higher than expected. The 362 thousand dollar pact takes care of most of the district’s special education needs among other services, such as occupational therapy. School officials say the reason for the increase …

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