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OSU Professor Faces Major Charges

A medical researcher and professor…who had been working most recently at Ohio State University…pleads guilty to a charge, stemming from what prosecutors called a sophisticated scheme to transfer U.S.-backed research to China. Song Guo Zheng, of suburban Hilliard, and his research groups secured more than $4.3 million dollars in grants …

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Robert “Bob” Miller, 87

Robert “Bob” Miller of Bryan, Ohio, formerly of Montpelier, passed away at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan on November 12, 2020.  Robert was born near New Castle, Pennsylvania on August 23, 1933 to Harrold and Melva (Gerber) Miller. Robert graduated from Huntington College School of Christian Ministries and was …

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Howard L. “Larry” Chubb, 80

Howard L. “Larry” Chubb, age 80, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Promedica Hospital in Defiance. Larry was a electrical engineer for Boeing in the Seattle, Washington, area for many years. After he retired from Boeing, he moved to Kent, Washington, and worked for a …

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Thomas D. Gottwald, 81

Thomas D. Gottwald, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Evergreen Healthcare Center, Montpelier, Ohio. Tom was the Human Resources Manager at Johns-Mansville in Defiance, Ohio, with more than 30 years of service. After his retirement, he was a teacher. Tom was a member …

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Mary Alice Livensparger, 83

Mary Alice Livensparger, age 83, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mary was a secretary at Mohawk Tools for over 17 years. She was also a member of the United Methodist Church of Alvarado, …

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Donald L. Parker, 77

Donald L. Parker, 77 years, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at The Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio. He was born November 5, 1943 in Paulding, Ohio, the son of the late Dallas and Nellie (Bristol) Parker. Don was a 1962 graduate of Fairview High School. Don …

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Covid In NWOH…At This Hour

The coronavirus in Northwest Ohio…now. Fulton County reports 97 new cases, for a total of 841. The number of overall hospitalizations in the county has increased to 55. There have been 18 deaths there in connection to COVID-19…with one added Monday and one Tuesday. In Lucas County…10,477 cases and 386 …

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Houston Faces Charges

Robert Houston, a Bryan native now living in Pulaski, Tennessee, stands accused of attempted murder. Word is, Pulaski County deputies are dispatched to a domestic call. When they arrive, a woman is found badly beaten, and in need of immediate care. The victim?…Stacy Bostic…she’s from Pioneer. Houston was arrested at …

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Defiance Woman Enters Plea

Carole Ysasaga…the Defiance woman, accused of purposefully ramming a city officer’s vehicle during an attempted traffic stop in May…pleads guilty to assault…DUI and more. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and her $100,000 cash bond with a 10% allowance provision was continued. Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 16.

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Crash In DKC

A driver loses control and crashes in DeKalb County…after he passes out from a medical condition. Officials tell reporters the man’s car went off County Road 52, through a field and into a yard…before hitting a tree and overturning. The driver was able to get out of the car and …

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