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Girls Basketball: L-B sweeps top BVC girls awards

League champion Liberty-Benton swept the Blanchard Valley Conference’s top awards as the BVC released its all-conference selections in girls basketball on Monday. Liberty-Benton junior Savanah Richards was named the BVC Player of the Year in a vote of the conference’s...

Surface water flooding closes some roads in Hancock County

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that several county roads are closed due to flooding by surface water tonight, including: • County Road 109, east of Hancock County 220 in Allen Township. • County Road 216 at County Road 23 in Washington Township. • County Road...
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Video: US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service worker was found fatally shot inside a mail truck along a busy highway in Dallas on Monday, and investigators are treating the case as a homicide, according to police. Officers found the worker’s body inside the government vehicle around...
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Wind energy’s future in Ohio is at a crossroads

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Wind energy proposals may dictate industry’s future in Ohio Wind energy’s future in Ohio is at a crossroads. Two much different proposals — one easing restrictions stifling new wind farms and another adding more hurdles for future development — are...

Ohio pastor reportedly helps rob Sunday school teacher

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church. The Blade newspaper reports that St. Paul’s AME pastor Anthony Morris, wife Zelda Morris and 19-year-old daughter Kamali Morris are charged with...
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Ohio man dies after being punched and falling off of bar’s stage

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 46-year-old man has died in southwest Ohio after he was knocked backward off a bar’s stage. Middletown police say John Fugate died at a hospital in Dayton after he hit his head on the concrete floor early Saturday. Police Maj. Scott...
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Gov. Kasich gun stance now seeks ‘common sense’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican governor says now is the time for “common sense” on gun control, after years of touting his gun ownership rights credentials. John Kasich says there needs to be leadership on the issue from the White House and in what he...

UPDATED: Flood watches issued for Hancock, Seneca, Allen, Henry, Putnam, Wood counties

The National Weather Service has issued flood watches covering Hancock, Seneca, Allen, Henry, Putnam and Wood counties through Wednesday afternoon. Two to four inches of rain are possible over parts of northwestern Ohio through Wednesday, which could cause flooding in low-lying...
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No. 22 Michigan tops No. 8 Ohio St 74-62 in B1G shake up

  ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) By LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer Jordan Poole went on a scoring tear, sending Michigan’s seniors out with a win in their last home game. The freshman guard came off the bench and scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help the...
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NFL: Up-to-the-Minute News | Steph Curry potential Carolina Panthers owner

Steph Curry says talks are ‘ongoing’ for potential Panthers ownership NFL Network’s John Schriffen brings the latest up to the minute updates, including the story of NBA star Steph Curry possibly looking into purchasing the Carolina Panthers | Kirk Cousins free...