WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21st, 2021

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Weather making news today, with a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10am…

Travel is tricky in spots, with a lot of slush on the roads.

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Governor Mike DeWine released a statement Tuesday following the George Floyd verdict in Minnesota.

DeWine said that “our system of justice worked”…and…“as we go forward as a nation, we must learn from the tragic death of George Floyd”.

Former Minnesota Police Officer Derek Chauvin (“Show-vin”) was found guilty of second and third degree murder and second degree manslaughter, in the death of Floyd.

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The victim of Saturday’s shooting outside of the Cedar Point Sports Center in Sandusky is the parent of a middle school basketball player coached by the alleged shooter…this according to the Sandusky Register.

Mario Lacy Sr. of Euclid has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a 33-year-old male in the parking lot of the sports facility.

The victim reportedly received non-life-threatening injuries.

As of Tuesday, Lacy remained in the Erie County Jail.

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In Huron County COVID-19 numbers…

12 new cases were reported on Tuesday.

13 new cases have been reported this week at the Laurels of New London nursing home, 9 of those being residents.

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Today, Lorain County Public Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at T-3 Sports near Crushers’ stadium in Avon.

The Moderna vaccine will be offered until 2pm.

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Friday, the city of Lorain will honor the late poet, Helen Steiner Rice, with Mayor Jack Bradley proclaiming the day in her honor.

A ceremony will be held Friday afternoon outside the Lorain Lighthouse United Methodist Church on Meister Road.

Rice was born in Lorain in 19-hundred.

April 23rd marks the 40th anniversary of her death.

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The Lorain County Commissioners say, they will decide an annexation request in early May.

A developer from Grafton is asking the commissioners to annex 41 acres of land from Eaton Township to Grafton Village, so he can build 55 houses…the final phase of a 4-phase development.

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Gas prices on increase…as some service stations have jacked up their prices overnight 30 to 40-cents a gallon.

,,,many now charging 2-89-a-gallon…

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Officials at Oberlin College say, they expect to return to a two-semester model when classes resume in the fall.

They went to a three-semester model this year, due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Chalk one up for Huron County.

According to the Norwalk Reflector, the county was awarded a victory in a legal showdown with Erie County regarding an argument over trash-hauling.

Erie County now owes Huron County for damages for violating a contract involving Erie County’s carrying of Huron County’s trash to the Erie County landfill.

The amount Erie County owes Huron County will be decided in the trial’s next phase.

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Preparations are being made for the City of Sandusky’s ‘Love Where You Live’ cleanup series.

It begins Saturday with the Citywide Cleanup and Drop-off event.

It will take place at the Shelby Street Boat Launch from 9 to noon.

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SPORTS

-The teams are scheduled to play again tonight in Cleveland at 6:10 pm, on 95.3 WLKR.

-The Cavs host Chicago tonight at 7:00 pm.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Partly cloudy, with a high near 42.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of rain and snow showers.

Widespread frost overnight.

Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

 

Thursday

Widespread frost early.

Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

 

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