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Governor Mike DeWine was back in action today after getting a false positive reading on a rapid COVID-19 test. DeWine did his coronavirus briefing from his home in Cedarville Friday afternoon.  The governor called the last 24 hours a rollercoaster, after getting a positive test result before… More >>

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Even with uncertainty surrounding schools, one thing is certain and that is school supplies will be needed. So it's a good thing tax free weekend has arrived.The first weekend in August has been designated as a sales tax free weekend for certain items in Ohio. You can purchase clothing price… More >>

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President Trump addressed a crowd of supporters after he landed at a Cleveland airport Thursday afternoon.The president made remarks against his election opponent Joe Biden.  President Trump says he is running against "radical left ideology" and he is in position to win Ohio again in Novembe… More >>

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The coronavirus has reached the highest level of Ohio's government.  Governor Mike DeWine has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.  DeWine took the test so he could be in Cleveland to greet President Trump at the airport during his Ohio visit.  The governor is not showing any … More >>

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A Lima man has been indicted in Van Wert county for alleged sexual crimes against a teenage girl.25-year-old Nicholas Tarbet has been indicted on one count of rape, two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and one count of gross sexual imposition. Tarbet pleaded not guilty to all c… More >>

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A Grover Hill woman was hit and killed while riding her bicycle in rural Van Wert County.Van Wert County Sheriff's office says Mary Looser was killed Friday night while she was riding east on Convoy Road just east of Hutchinson Road.   A car, driven by Mackenzie Baker of Van Wert, struck the… More >>

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With the Ohio State Fair cancelled this year, fairgoers may be missing one attraction which is a must stop while you are on the fairgrounds. Of course, we are talking about the butter cow and the imaginative butter sculptures display.  Last year, people were able to check out the tribute to … More >>

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Since May, there have been three deadly crashes involving motorcycles with another crash in Seneca County involving someone from Findlay. The Findlay Post lieutenant says the motorcyclists were at fault in three of those crashes. But he thinks it boils down to the new traffic trends. Since t… More >>

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Late Thursday afternoon, Republican lawmakers tabbed former State Supreme Court justice and current representative Bob Cupp to lead the House, replacing the speaker ousted amid a scandal. House members voted in favor of the veteran lawmaker from Lima, just hours after their historic, unanimo… More >>

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It was a unanimous and bipartisan vote after he was charged in an alleged $60 million bribery scheme last week. According to the Ohio History Connection, Householder became the first Ohio House speaker ever removed by the chamber. For now, he still holds his seat in the Legislature. More >>

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Representatives Tim Ginter of Salem, Rick Carfagna of Genoa Township, and Craig Reidel of Defiance are all backing Cupp. His fellow House members say Cupp will restore transparency and accountability to the House chambers and has a proven track record. More >>

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All county fairs from July 31 and on will be reduced to junior fairs only. Harness racing will be allowed without spectators but no rides, games, or other grandstand events. DeWine asks for a curfew of 10 p.m. at the junior fairs. Entering the busiest time of fair season, DeWine says it's cl… More >>

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One event that COVID was not able to derail was the 17th Annual Van Wert Railroad Heritage Weekend. The past two days at the Van Wert Fairgrounds have been filled with fun for train fanatics as the train show welcomed vendors and railroad models for people to browse through. More >>

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The post office reported a $4.5 billion loss in revenue for the first three months of this year, before the coronavirus really hit the United States. After the outbreak, those numbers went up and they expect to have losses of around $22 billion over the next 18 months. The new postmaster gen… More >>

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On Tuesday this week, the Ohio Supreme Court announced that the Ohio Bar Examination will be postponed until October 5th and 6th, and people taking the test will have to complete it remotely by computer. The decision was made to ensure the safety of those who would be taking and administerin… More >>

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Thursday it was announced Allen County is approaching the "purple level" or Level 4 on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. What that means, is Allen County has triggered six of the seven indicators, up from five indicators last week. A county has to have six or seven indicators for two w… More >>

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Last month, the Democratic-led House passed a $3 trillion “Heroes Act”. Republican Senate leaders introduced a $1 trillion package this week, that includes money for schools to reopen and money for childcare centers. But it doesn't include a payroll tax cut that President Trump wanted. There… More >>

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Gov. Mike DeWine has extended his previous mask order to now be in place in all Ohio counties, while you are out in public. Several exceptions still remain in place, but if you're indoors and not at your home or you're outside and can't social distance you should be wearing a mask. That goes… More >>

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Two Republican and many Democratic members of the Ohio House are pushing to repeal the bailout law as Householder scandal unfolds over the law's passage. The announcement comes a day after Householder and four associates were arrested on racketeering charges in the federal bribery case conne… More >>

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The coronavirus has caused a lot of summer activities to get cancelled, but an Ohio Senator is still moving forward with his camp to get youngsters interested in manufacturing careers.  Senator Sherrod Brown announced that the Summer Manufacturing Camps will be moving to online this year.   … More >>

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The FBI raided Householder's rural farm Tuesday morning. Householder and the four men have been charged with Racketeering in what the U.S. Attorney’s offices say is the largest bribery and money laundering scheme ever against the people of Ohio. The U.S. Attorney believes the scheme revolved… More >>

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Mask acne or "Maskne" has started to show its ugly head on the young and old alike. The acne stems from clogged pores underneath the mask and from the moisture from your mouth and nose being trapped by the mask. So how do you prevent it? Dermatologists say to remember to wash your face and t… More >>

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Ohio has just seen two of the highest daily jumps in new coronavirus cases on Friday and Saturday since the outbreak has begun, meaning more mask mandates could be on the way.Governor Mike DeWine was on meet the press Sunday morning, and was talking about the rise in cases.  Currently around… More >>

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Governor Mike DeWine says it is up to us to determine how Ohio's universities and colleges reopen next month. With cases continuing to rise around the Buckeye State, there are growing concerns about what could happened when college students head back to campus this fall.   Last week, the gov… More >>

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Rhodes State College is offering an online training course to help people get jobs in a much in-demand positions.People now can get trained to be contact tracers to help with the spread of COVID-19.   The online course is self-paced that can be competed in a couple of weeks and is aligned wi… More >>

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Allen County has been moved to Level Three. This means the spread of the coronavirus has picked up and beginning 6 p.m. Friday, masks will be made mandatory in the county, while out in public. Allen County has triggered five of the seven indicators. 88 percent of the counties cases are outsi… More >>

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Earlier Tuesday, the governor skipped his regularly scheduled Tuesday news availability, and coronavirus update. Then late today, the governor's office announced he will speak to Ohioans at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The release says he will address the recent spike in virus cases in the state.… More >>

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The federal government pushed back the usual tax-filing deadline from April to July, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with that new deadline coming later this week, those with Liberty Tax Services have been fairly busy helping people with last-minute filing. More >>

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Ohio is trying to get a better snapshot of how long COVID-19 has been in the state and who may have been affected. Lt Gov. Jon Husted announced Thursday during the media briefing that the volunteer antibody testing program in Ohio has begun.  12 thousand postcards were sent out asking for vo… More >>

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Senator Sherrod Brown is looking to help child welfare agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.Recently, he introduced the “Child Welfare Emergency Assistance Act” to provide funding for key programs to support youth and families.Brown says the agencies have been particularly hard hit and are … More >>

The board that oversees the Ohio Statehouse and Capitol Square says it will cost about $158,000 to repair damage that occurred there during recent protests against racial injustice. The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board says that tally from protests in Columbus between May 28th and Ju… More >>

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Biogen filed to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for their drug Aducanumab. Biogen has already completed the first phase of clinical trials. If approved, the drug could be the very first to treat the disease of Alzheimer's rather than just treat the symptoms. What it does is significant… More >>

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Beginning tonight, people in several counties have been ordered by the governor to wear masks or facial coverings in public. Our Eran Hami spoke with a law professor to understand the legality behind all of this. More >>