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Efforts Continue To Grow Hancock County Workforce

9/26/17 – 1:00 P.M. Efforts to grow the local workforce are focusing on ways to show young Hancock County residents the opportunities that exist close to home. Pam Hamlin is with the Millstream Career Center and says sometimes kids don’t realize what’s in their backyard… Audio:Pam Hamlin Millstream Career Center is part of the Raise […]

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New Flood Model To Give Better Picture Of How Localized Rain Impacts Blanchard

9/26/17 – 12:06 P.M. The engineering company looking at flood reduction efforts for the Blanchard River now has a better model to look at. Project manager Steve Wilson says the new Stantec model provides better information than what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers used… Audio:Steve Wilson For instance, the original elevation data only provided […]

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Commissioner Robertson Calls For Ad-Hoc Committee To Have Flood Discussions

9/26/17 – 11:23 A.M. Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson says it’s time to change how we talk about flood reduction in the community. During another round of questions about flood mitigation efforts, Robertson said an ad-hoc committee could better discuss reduction issue… Audio:Brian Robertson Robertson says a small group could have more productive conversations. He […]

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Fostoria Police Identify Body Found Hanging In Park

9/26/17 – 6:51 A.M. Fostoria Police have identified the body of the man found hanging in a public park over the weekend. The Review-Times reports investigators believe 27-year-old Carl Snowden of Findlay took his life in Portage Park. A photographer found his body while taking pictures Sunday morning around 8:30 a.m. The Wood County Coroner’s […]

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Major Investment In Leipsic’s Pro-Tec Coating Announced

9/26/17 – 7:00 A.M. A major Putnam County employer is growing. The United Steel Corporation and Japan’s Kobe Steel have agreed to invest $400 million in Leipsic’s Pro-Tec Coating Company. The investment will pay for a new line at the facility. The line will coat steel in a way that lets automakers build lightweight cars […]

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