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Blade photographers garner 14 Ohio news association awards The Blade and its team of photographers took home 14 awards at last month’s Ohio News Photographers Association annual photo and video contest, including…

Flood warnings issued in northwest Ohio Several northwest Ohio counties on Lake Erie are under a flood warning until Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Lucas, Ottawa,…

Prevention may ease some of the most common bear issues — The arrival of spring means bear activity is on the rise in.

State Route 123 in Warren County closed due to landslide The road between State Route 132 and U.S. 22/State Route 3 is closed. >> Missing developmentally disabled man in Kettering located, found safe. Motorists should avoid the area and use alternate routes. For updated information, visit OHGO.com.

Land transfers, April 11-17 The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 11 through April 17. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen County Recorder Mona Losh's Office.

Happy’s Pizza in Dayton to provide Easter meal for people in need today Happy’s Pizza owners Wally and Eddie Yasso are celebrating the Easter holiday by giving back to roughly 400 people in need at shelters today.

Doubling up: Twins, both valedictorian and salutatorian, set goals to help Toledo Deontae’s dream is to create avenues to pursue career paths in engineering for those who are instead confronted daily with abandoned homes and other reminders of a lack of opportunity.

Editorial: Time to throw down gauntlet on Roe vs. Wade This Easter Sunday arrives with Ohio enacting one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the nation. Much of the credit belongs to Gov. Mike DeWine. He never flinched during his campaign in stating he would sign a heartbeat bill should the state legislature hand him one.

Bill Ruane column: Keep St. Marys pride alive The 2018-2019 school year has been filled with exciting accomplishments for the students of Saint Marys City Schools. Consider:. - On the state report card, the District ranked No.1 out of the 10 most similar districts on the performance index, which measures student achievement.

Get This: Man charged with taking Burger King's grease - Police say a central Virginia man made off with a whopper of a haul from Burger King: hundreds of gallons of used cooking grease. But he couldn't give police the slip and now faces grand larceny charges. News outlets report Alvaro Mendez Flores of Richmond admitted to the April 4 theft.

The ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ movie is gaining momentum, and Middletown is looking to take advantage Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard has been spotted several times in the Middletown area scouting locations. During his visits to Middletown, he has become a regular of sorts at the Triple Moon Coffee Company, where he grabs a "Bad Hunter" sandwich and latte.

Warren RECC donates to OC Food Pantry — The Ohio County Food Pantry received a generous donation from Warren Rural.

Teenager drowns in Dayton pond Divers from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base went into the water where witnesses had reported the teen had entered. They were directed by spotters from the Dayton fire department and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. They found Mills about 25 feet below the surface, according to Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Lykins.

Blind Bob’s case sheds light on Dayton historic district rules One recent case - the owner of Blind Bob's getting into legal trouble for replacing the front door on his Oregon District home - drew attention to the city's Landmarks Commission and the rules and regulations governing Dayton's historic districts, which contain about 2,650 homes and buildings.

WATCH: Derek Dietrich belts a game-winning home run in extra innings against the Padres Dietrich hit the game-winning home run.

Anthony Desclafani has a funny theory about the Reds extra-innings win in San Diego Disco pitched well against the Padres.

Dietrich's pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings Derek Dietrich hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the San Diego Padres 3-2 Friday night.

ILMS Art Club surpasses origami crane project milestone Indian Lake Middle School Art Club members are proud to have completed a special project to inspire hope and healing to those in and out of the ILMS community who are in any challenging situation. Throughout the year, trimester Art Club members in grades five through eight have been consistently folding paper cranes in the Japanese art of origami.

Ben Logan FFA recognizes members, community during annual banquet Benjamin Logan FFA members, families, and friends gathered this past week for the 48th Annual Parent / Member Banquet. The meal was provided by Amy Forrestt - In Good Taste Catering. Following the meal was the awards presentation. The Benjamin Logan FFA seniors also were recognized with their parents.

West Liberty-Salem names McGuire, Williams as seniors of the month PARENTS: Michael and Tonya McGuire. School Activities and Awards:. I am involved in FFA, Yearbook, and have played basketball. I received the Greenhand Award, Freshman Hustle Award, and Defensive Player Award. I also had the opportunity to be a team captain.

Sheriff: New K-9 Thunder is ‘the storm that will be rolling into the Butler County Jail’ He may be just a puppy, but Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones offers high praise for the newest me…

Midview Schools dedicates new batting facility to late coach Ron Jantz Sr. - Excited Midview High School students crowded together under umbrellas, ready to try out their new batting cages and honor the school's baseball coaching legend. The Jantz family unveiled the new, permanent batting cages Friday dedicated to Ron Jantz Sr.

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 4/20 Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care and Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. For information, call 419-213-2800. For a complete list…

Toledo Crime Log: 4/20 Click on icons in the map to find details of reported crimes. For a full list of all reported crimes in Toledo this week, consult the table below….

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