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Another Chance To Take The Shot

Nursing home workers who declined the coronavirus vaccine during the first round of shots will be given another opportunity to take it. Gov. DeWine outlined plans for providing ongoing access to the vaccine in the state’s long-term care facilities. Only about four of every 10 employees nursing home and assisted-living …

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Lawmakers Mull Pregnancy Work Bill

Indiana legislators have advanced a weakened version of a requirement sought by the governor for workplace accommodations for pregnant women…such as longer breaks or transfers to less physical work. An Indiana House committee on Tuesday endorsed a bill that would require responses from businesses to employees who ask for accommodations…but …

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Norman E. Vermillion, 81

Norman E. Vermillion, age 81, of Edgerton and formerly of Stryker, passed away February 7, 2021 at SKLD Nursing Bryan, Ohio. Before retirement, he worked in quality control at General Motors for 30 years. Norman was born on September 25, 1939 in Brooksville, KY to the late Clyde and Ruth (Grimes) …

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Guadalupe Pena “Wally” Resendez, 58

Guadalupe Pena “Wally” Resendez, age 58, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne following a brief illness. Wally had worked at Winzeler Stamping for 21 years and also had worked as a landscaper. He was a member of Turning …

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Rebecca Jean Culver, 52

Rebecca Jean Culver, 52 years, of Bryan, Ohio, a resident of SKLD-Bryan Center, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 in the Emergency Room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan.  Rebecca was born October 4, 1968 in Bakersfield, California, the daughter of the late Terrence and Phoebe (Simmons) Culver.  She …

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Shirley M. Brown, 95

Shirley M. Brown, age 95, of Wauseon was given her angel wings on February 8, 2021 at CHP Hospice in Defiance, Ohio with her son, Richard, by her side. Shirley was born in Youngstown, Ohio on May 6, 1925 to Albert and Fannie (Wick) Cole. She was the second of …

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Thomas M Nolan, 65

Thomas M Nolan was born on October 2nd, 1955 in Louisville Kentucky to the late Lucille Hartman and Robert Nolan. He grew up in Louisville, Kentucky before joining the Navy for 6 years, obtaining a bachelor’s degree, and then becoming an environmental engineer. In 1997 he married Laura Gordon and raised …

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Smith Is Sentenced

A Bryan man…accused of violently beating and raping a woman…gets four to six years behind bars. The Williams County Prosecutor’s Office confirms Christopher Smith, 28, was sentenced…he also gets three years mandatory post-release control, once he’s released. He was not fined and receives credit for 135 days previously served.

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Gallagher Takes The Bench

Karen Gallagher was sworn in Monday afternoon to begin her elected term as Williams County Juvenile/Probate Court judge. She’s the first woman to rise to the position in the county’s 201-year history. Gallagher, who was elected in November after serving five years as court magistrate, called the milestone…far too long …

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An Old Problem…Still A Problem

Gov., DeWine is renewing his effort to make distracted driving reason enough for police to pull someone over. DeWine’s proposal would address such activities as writing, sending or looking at texts, watching or recording photos or videos, or livestreaming while handling an electronic device, among other activities. Ohio lags far …

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