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Planning a trip or traveling, in general, has looked a lot different since the pandemic hit. One effect of the pandemic is that more people are opting to insure their trips. Some insurance providers have even started offering plans that cover losses because of covid-19 or other epidemic dise… More >>

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Latta was vaccinated against the virus and is not showing any symptoms. He announced that he contracted the virus after he was exposed to someone who also tested positive. He said that he will quarantine and follow CDC guidelines.  Latta's tweet about him being positive came shortly after Co… More >>

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According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Allen County fell from 6.3% in July to 5.3% in August. Mercer County has the second lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.4%, just behind Holmes County. Hardin County fell 1.3% between July and August, which is the biggest dro… More >>

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The Ohio Redistricting Commission voted along party lines to approve the new district maps. But since it was not a unanimous vote, the commission will have to look at redrawing the maps again in four years, versus 10 years if the whole commission approved the maps. Some groups say the maps w… More >>

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JD Vance appeared across West Central Ohio including Lima on Thursday. The Republican candidate for the U.S Senate seat discussed a variety of topics that included voting, jobs, and more. Ohio Senator Rob Portman announced plans to step down from his seat in 2022 when his current term ends. … More >>

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People got out to The Wine Merchant to attend a signing for the children’s book, “What DO They Say”, and were able to enjoy a free glass of wine if they had a copy or bought a copy of the book. “What DO They Say” is illustrated by Awakening Minds Art student John Doty and written by Tamera R… More >>

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High-profile disasters, like Hurricane Ida, are always big for scammers to try and play on the heartstrings of individuals who want to help victims. Other scammers are posing as people and service personnel stuck in Afghanistan, saying that they need money to get them out of the country. The… More >>

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The blood shortage that started before the pandemic continues and the Red Cross is looking for a few volunteers to lend an arm to save a life. In recent weeks, the organization has seen blood donor turnout drop ten percent while hospital demand continues to be larger than the donations comin… More >>

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The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says they got a call about the crash around 10 a.m. Thursday morning. The sheriff's office says it started when a woman driving an SUV on U.S. 68 was hit by a Kia Soul as she tried to turn into a business. Deputies identified the Kia Soul's driver as 26-ye… More >>

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The Findlay Police Department is looking for an elderly man with dementia who walked away from an assisted living facility. 81-year-old Robert Bradbury was last seen at 5:30 am September 1st at the Fox Run Assisted Living Facility. Since then, they believed he has left and according to the p… More >>

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The Junior Fair Youth Pavilion was dedicated Tuesday evening, which was completed in 2020 but could not be used because there was not a fair held last year. The new $608,000, 11,255 square foot facility will replace the Youth and the Education buildings on the fairgrounds. It will be used no… More >>

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Husted says Ohio has the potential to grow substantially in the next ten years, but the state will need to work on its workforce to help fill the thousands of jobs available in Ohio. Husted encouraged more training for students and adults to prepare them for the workforce since jobs are bein… More >>

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Findlay's mayor says that the city is keeping a close eye on the COVID situation in Hancock County. Mayor Christina Muryn says that they have been in constant communication with the Blanchard Valley Health System to get updates.  More >>

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29-year-old, Dominique Blakely was indicted by a Hancock County Grand Jury on complicity to aggravated murder. Blakely was charged with being a part of the shooting death of Brian McGuistion of Findlay, who was found in his apartment with a gunshot wound to his head. Other people could be al… More >>

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The incoming freshmen class has around 250 students, which is one of the largest classes the university has ever had. Bluffton University has created the 60 in 6 program, which will give students sixty events over the next six weeks to get more familiar with the campus and meet other student… More >>

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a virus that affects the lungs. Young children suffer from the virus, with babies born prematurely or with heart or lung conditions at the highest risk. Common symptoms of RSV include trouble breathing, coughing, and irritability. If your child is showing… More >>

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Fran DeWine joined Mayor Christina Muryn and a group of walkers down the new County Road 236 multi-use path, eventually ending up at the Findlay Storytime Trail. Muryn says that Mrs. DeWine's inclusion in the event was done last minute, but was definitely a nice time. More >>

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The First Lady of the state of Ohio was in our area on Tuesday, promoting children's literacy. Fran DeWine was given a closer look at the original artwork that is on display at the Mazza Museum on the University of Findlay's campus. More >>

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Every 10 years after the U.S. Census is complete, Ohio's 99 House districts and 33 Senate districts must be redrawn to reflect the results of the most recent data. The commission could draw the congressional maps too if state lawmakers cannot reach an agreement on the map design. The first o… More >>

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A man has been arrested after an early morning stabbing was reported in the City of Findlay. Officers from the Findlay Police Department responded to a local hospital at 2:30 AM on Saturday after receiving a report of a stabbing victim. More >>

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A bill introduced by Ohio Republican Senator Andrew Brenner would prohibit state boards of education, the Ministry of Education, or school districts from requiring students, teachers, or other employees to wear face covers in public education. This includes face-to-face instruction or extrac… More >>

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AAA has tips for people that are planning on traveling at the end of summer. AAA says that booking numbers are up 11% from two years ago, and even more people are planning trips for 2022 and beyond. More >>

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The bill includes more than $550 billion in new spending on roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, and broadband over the next 5 years. Supporters from both sides of the aisle said that after years of talk, it's time to start building. The bill now goes to the House, where Speaker Pelosi has… More >>

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In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that individual states can set up their own rules for sports betting, and since then all the states surrounding Ohio have done so. The Ohio Senate passed their version of the bill that would have been included in the state budget, but the Ohio House want… More >>

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On the University of Findlay’s campus, students will be able to take advantage of a new hammock park. It’s all thanks to some funding from the Student Government Association, who says that students have been fond of the original hammock park on campus and wanted to give them an updated version. More >>

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They say the body belongs to a 56-year-old man. His name has not been released yet, pending the notification of his family. An autopsy by the Lucas County Coroner's Office couldn't point out a cause of death in the initial findings. The continuance of the investigation will depend on the tox… More >>

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In his first coronavirus briefing in six weeks, DeWine laid out what Ohio looks like with the emergence of the Delta variant. The most recent data on coronavirus testing says that 86% of all samples were the delta variant. Officials say there are two Ohio's, the one that is vaccinated and th… More >>