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Death Penalty Questions In OH

Opponents of the death penalty in Ohio are calling on lawmakers to enact a capital punishment ban during the lame duck legislative session, lasting the next five weeks or so. The Senate legislation, one of several death penalty abolition bills over the years, was introduced in early March. Death penalty …

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They Say It Could Get Worse

Health officials across Ohio warn of a dark winter, with limited intensive care unit beds…if the new surge in coronavirus cases is not curbed in the next few weeks. The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Ohio has risen over the past two weeks from 23 hundred plus …

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Need A Covid Test?

A COVID-19 pop-up testing site will be available in Defiance County, Friday, from noon to 6 p.m. at the George M. Smart Athletic Center, on Webster St….on the campus of Defiance College. Anyone can get a no-cost test at the event, which is a partnership among the Defiance County General …

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Callie Marie and Everly Abigail Bostelman, newborns

Callie Marie and Everly Abigail Bostelman, twin daughters of Brock and Sarah (Hornish) Bostelman, of Napoleon, Ohio, were stillborn on Friday, November 13, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, Ohio. Surviving in addition to their parents are two brothers, Jace and Evan Bostelman, both at home; grandparents, Phil …

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Alex Howard, 74

Alex Howard, age 74, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 9:45 P.M. on Friday, November 13, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family. Mr. Howard was employed as a Class A Maintenance Technician at Universal Tool and Stamping in Butler, Indiana, retiring with nearly forty years of service. He …

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Robert B. Dunbar, 83

Robert B. Dunbar, 83 years, of Camden, Michigan, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020, at Hillsdale Hospital, Hillsdale, Michigan.  Robert was born July 19, 1937, in Grand Rapids, Ohio, the son of the late Boyd and Lena (Ross) Dunbar.  He was a 1956 graduate of Delta High School, Delta, Ohio.  …

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Rosalee Porter, 75

Rosalee Porter, 75 years, of Hicksville, Ohio passed Friday, November 13, 2020 in her residence with her family by her side. She was born June 14, 1945 in St. Marys, Ohio, the daughter of the late Norman and Ina Fay (Johns) Wurster. Rosalee was a 1963 graduate of St. Marys …

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Kenneth Delbert Durham, 79

Known to many as Kenny, Kenneth Delbert Durham died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at the age of 79. Kenny passed while burning some brush in the woods, a favorite pastime of his. The lifelong farmer laid down in the leaves to rest. It would be his final rest. A lifetime …

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Death Under Investigation

In West Unity…troopers respond to an unresponsive male call at the Indian Meadows Service Plaza in Williams County. When they arrive, they find Victor Yakkey, of Cookeville Tennessee, unconscious inside a big rig parked at the facility. Swanton officers give CPR to Yakkey. Then, the ambulance gets there and takes …

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Mask Wearing Becomes Essential In OH

Gov., DeWine beseeches Ohioans to take the surging coronavirus spread seriously, issuing new orders on mask enforcement in businesses, gatherings across the state. He is also threatening to close bars, restaurants and fitness centers if cases continue to rise. The governor has shifted the authority of mask enforcement from the …

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