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Commissioner’s Meeting Raises More Questions About Ohio Means Jobs Contract

08/23/16 – 4:42 P.M. Commissioners aren’t sure what the money being asked for by Ohio Means Jobs will be used for. Hancock Commissioners met with Jobs and Family Services today to get answers. Commissioner Brian Robertson says they need to meet again. Audio: Brian Robertson The commissioners have already dedicated $30,000 to a Raise the […]

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Initial Meetings Taking Place To Determine Future Of Vacant Lots In Flood Plane

8/23/16 – 11:36 A.M. Several structures in the Blanchard River flood plane have been bought and demolished by the county since the 2007 flood. Discussions are getting underway now about what the future of those properties will be… Audio: Mark Gazarek Hancock County Commissioner Mark Gazarek says not just anything can be put in the […]

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Flag City Honor Flight To Raise Money This Weekend With A Free Night Of Entertainment

08/23/16 – 11:33 A.M. Night Jazz is coming to Findlay to raise money for the annual Flag City Honor Flight. The band will play at a dinner this Saturday in the 50 North building from 7-10 pm. Flight Director Deb Wickerham says there is a lot to do for little cost. Audio: Deb Wickerham The […]

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Blanchard River Flood Mitigation Gap Analysis Completed

8/23/16 – 11:13 A.M. The company responsible for putting together a flood mitigation plan for the Blanchard River has completed one part of the process. Hancock County Commissioner Phil Riegle says he was recently given an update from Stantec Consulting… Audio: Phil Riegle Riegle says a public meeting about possible mitigation solutions could be held […]

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Labor Statistics Show That Hancock And Putnam County Are Among The Best In The State For Unemployment Rate

08/23/16 – 10:37 A.M. Hancock County is doing well according to labor statistics from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. This month the county has an unemployment rate of 3.5% which is down from 3.7% last month. There are only five counties that are at or below 3.5% in Ohio. Putnam County is […]

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