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As for statewide numbers, there were 11 new deaths reported today and more than 2,100 new cases. 140 people were admitted to the hospital and 37 patients were placed in the ICU. The Ohio Department of Health says there are nearly 160,000 people presumed recovered from COVID-19. More >>

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Keith Faber says he was surprised that no one had a national standard for pandemic data. He is now working with others on a collective utilization of pandemic numbers. He says the public needs to have confidence in the data being used to make public policy concerning the pandemic and hopes b… More >>

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and former Ohio Governor Bob Taft (R) got together to record a public service announcement on absentee voting and recruiting poll workers. Voters still have the option of in-person voting on or before election day. However, the former Secretaries of State ur… More >>

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The Ohio State Buckeyes will be welcoming the Nebraska Cornhuskers to the Horseshoe on Saturday. Things are going to look a little different. No fans in the stands, just family. No live performance of “The Best Damn Band in the Land”, they have pre-taped their show and no tailgating outside … More >>

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A special Halloween drive-thru parade was held on Thursday. The 100th anniversary of the event looked different compared to years past. Instead of a regular parade filled with costumes, floats, and more, roles were reversed. Residents had a chance to drive in their cars through the fairgroun… More >>

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Allen and Hardin went red for a few weeks this past summer. With the latest health advisory map, Governor Mike DeWine says that 74% of Ohio's population is in a red county. DeWine invited former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to share his story of being in the ICU with COVID-19. Christie… More >>

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As for statewide numbers, Ohio has hit another record for new daily cases, at 2,425. The state also has added 12 new deaths. 159 people have been hospitalized and 25 patients were admitted to the ICU. The Ohio Department of Health says there are 155,000 people that are presumed recovered fro… More >>

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Auglaize has seen a spike in new daily cases with having upward of 30 new cases in one day last week. The health commissioner says that they haven't been able to trace outbreaks to specific events, but contact tracing has been difficult. They also found that people have been experiencing "re… More >>

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"This is a particularly a challenging year. Because the holiday season tends to see a decline in donations regular flu season see a decline in donations and we're also dealing with issues because of the pandemic. We have fewer places that we are able to host a blood drive,” says Rodney Wilso… More >>

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The Auglaize County Health Department asked the students to assist with the flu shots that were given throughout the day at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds. Medical assisting students also helped with registration and screenings. The chair of nursing at Rhodes State says that the students we… More >>

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As for statewide numbers, Ohio broke another daily record for new cases with 2,366 and there were 66 new deaths today. 135 people were admitted to the hospital and 35 patients were placed in the ICU. The Ohio Department of Health says there have been 154,000 people presumed recovered from th… More >>

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Governor Mike DeWine says that the new daily hospitalizations for the state has hit an all-time high with 216, which is 50 patients more than the previous high. As for the counties with the highest per capita for the last two weeks, Putnam, Auglaize, Mercer, and Allen Counties hold four of t… More >>

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For statewide numbers, there were 8 new deaths and 2,015 new cases. Tuesday was a record number of hospitalizations with 216 and 36 patients were admitted to the ICU. The Ohio Department of Health says there have been 152,460 people recovered from the coronavirus. More >>

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The Auglaize County Courthouse has been on the National Register of Historic Places for 40 years and there hasn't been a permanent plaque to mark its status.  The grant is from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the sign is currently in production at a company in southern Ohio.  There is … More >>

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An Ohio’s Democratic U.S. senator believes the Secretary of State is making it harder for voters  to cast their ballots.Senator Sherrod Brown sent a letter to Secretary Frank LaRose accusing him of implementing ideas which impact voters ability to vote.  Brown says some of those ideas includ… More >>

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says just before 5:00 p.m. Friday, the call came in of an accident on Conant Road and Ft. Amanda Road near the Auglaize and Allen County line. Law enforcement hasn't released much information to media yet, but say the Auglaize County coroner was called in and on… More >>

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It is a record you don't want to break, but Ohio appears to be on pace to have the worst month of COVID cases since the pandemic began. Governor Mike DeWine announces that 29 counties or 65 percent of Ohio’s population is living in a red county and 52 counties are listed as high incidents.  … More >>

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A St. Marys man was arrested after a six-hour standoff with law enforcement Wednesday night.   Mark Springer, 55 is in the Auglaize County Jail awaiting charges following an incident at a Villa Nova residence.  According to the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office, Springer was threatening famil… More >>

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When you think about natural disasters hitting Ohio, you may think about floods, tornadoes and even the occasional blizzard, but how many would think about earthquakes. But it happens, a magnitude 4 earthquake hit northeast of Cleveland in the Summer of 2019. Thursday was International Shake… More >>

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The Secretary of State's Office says with 20 days until the election, the early voting numbers for the first week have tripled over the last presidential election in 2016. 193,000 people cast their votes in the first week of early voting in 2020 compared to 64,000 four years ago. The number … More >>

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During Tuesday's briefing, Governor Mike DeWine said 51 of Ohio’s 88 counties are considered high incidence, and Putnam and Mercer County are two of a handful of counties that are three times level of what the Center for Disease Control considers high incidence. Ohio has also gotten their fi… More >>

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Any other year, the Tailgate for Cancer in St. Marys looks little something like this. But of course, 2020 is not just any other year, and organizers have come up with a solution to hold their annual event despite the coronavirus. More >>

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Gov. Mike DeWine hinted to Your Hometown Stations that a decision is "coming shortly" on alcohol sales after 10 p.m. He recently met with the Ohio Restaurant Association.The statewide ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m has been in place since late July. It was put in place to slow the transmi… More >>

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This year especially, people have been focusing on their mental health because of the effects that the pandemic has had on our lives. The World Health Organization has made it their goal this year to spread awareness and increase the funding on all levels for mental health.  More >>

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DeWine reported that there are 18 counties that have hit the red level 3, which is the highest number of counties since July 23rd, and 58 counties are in orange level 2. Which means 96% of the state's population is living in either one of those two levels. Most of the counties in our viewing… More >>

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Dr. Paul Lawrence, Under Secretary for Benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs, is hosting a live telephone event for Ohio veterans to directly assist them with benefits, inform of new programs and answer questions. New programs include Blue Water Navy benefits that took effect earlie… More >>

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Officials are hoping voters will take advantage of early voting opportunities between now and election day. Secretary of State Frank LaRose urging those voting by mail not to wait until the final days, risking their ballots arriving on time if the postal service is running behind. Plus, LaRo… More >>

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The governor showed a variety of charts during the briefing, including age range of people contracting the virus and where hospitalizations are happening around the state. With these charts, DeWine noted a change in where many of these patients are being sent to the hospital - less in some o… More >>

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Donate Life Ohio is raising awareness on organ donations and is offering people a chance to register to be an organ donor online. Those with Donate Life say their upcoming "Don't Wait, Save 8" drive was put together partially because of BMV locations closing earlier this year due to the pandemic. More >>

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The President was tested after senior advisor Hope Hicks tested positive for COVID-19. Congressman Jim Jordan is one of the people that were on Air Force One this week with the President and Hicks when they traveled to Cleveland for the first presidential debate, he got tested this morning a… More >>