TUESDAY, MAY 4th, 2021

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In Huron County COVID-19 numbers…

3 new cases were reported on Monday.

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Firelands Regional Medical Center is hosting 2 separate COVID-19 vaccination clinics today.

…A scheduled appointment clinic running from 8 am to 4 pm

…And a walk-in clinic from 10 am to 2 pm

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Governor Mike DeWine gave an update Monday on COVID-19 testing for nursing home staff.

A new Ohio Department of Health order will exempt fully vaccinated staff in nursing homes and assisted living facilities from routine testing.

Staff members who are not fully vaccinated will be required to be tested twice a week.

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Police in Lorain are investigating another homicide.

This one, from early yesterday at Bruce Towers on Oberlin Avenue…

Police say, they received reports of ‘shots fired’ early yesterday morning and found 42 year old John Armstrong, dead, in one of the apartments.

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An Ottawa County man accused of killing his wife has pled ‘not guilty’ to 28 charges related to her death, including murder.

According to the Sandusky Register, a $1-and-a-half million dollar bond has been set for 43-year-old John Eichner of Genoa.

The body of his wife, Amber, was likely found in south Toledo, with DNA-testing pending.

A trial for Eichner has been scheduled for July.

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It’s Election Day…

Polls will be open until 7:30 tonight.

Some communities have local, contested party races and issues.

Others do not.

Voting is expected to be on the lighter side.

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No one was hurt following a threat made at Port Clinton High School’s True Lay Stadium on Monday.

The stadium was evacuated, with all events there canceled.

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Extra Sandusky County Sheriff’s patrol are scheduled to be on the road this month, thanks to a state grant.

They’ll be looking to draw awareness to traffic during the high school prom season and ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign.

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This month is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month…

The State Highway Patrol says there was an increase of 24 percent in motorcycle serious injuries and a 33 percent rise in motorcycle fatalities last year.

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Today is the last day to sign up to be a part of Willard’s Community-Wide Yard Sale later this month.

The cost to register is 3-dollars, with money going to the Willard Area Food Bank.

The place to sign up is Willard City Hall.

The yard sale is scheduled for May 13th, 14th and 15th.

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SPORTS

The Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals last night 8-6.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers.

Cloudy, with a low around 48.

 

Wednesday

A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

Partly cloudy, with a high near 57.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers.

Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

 

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