Monday, May 10, 2021

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Ford to recall 661,000 Explorer SUVs

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Heads up, if you drive a Ford Explorer. Ford is recalling 661,000 of them, between the 2016 and 2019 model years, because of...

US hiring sharply misses expectations in April

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in April, sharply missing economists' expectations. The unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 6.1% — well below...

Ohio man killed in Defiance County crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): An Ohio man was killed in a crash in Defiance County Thursday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash...

CVS to offer walk-in appointments for COVID vaccines

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Walk-in and same-day coronavirus shots are now available at Indiana CVS stores. No appointment is necessary, but same-day scheduling — including appointments...

Hyundai recalls 390k vehicles in the US and Canada

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Hyundai is recalling more than 390,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because of a problem that can cause engine fires. The largest...

Ohio proposal would ban drivers from holding phones, devices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Holding a cell phone or other electronic device while driving in Ohio would be illegal under legislation introduced Monday that...

U.S. jobless claims drop 13,000 to 553,000

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000 last week to 553,000, the lowest level since the pandemic hit...

Honor Flight to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all participants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Honor Flight Network will require that all participants on 2021 Honor Flight trips be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In a...

Costco warns customers of more than a dozen online scams

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Costco is warning members that at least 13 scams are targeting them, one of which claims "loyal Costco Members" are...

FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine

BALTIMORE (AP): U.S. regulators say the Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures, and...

Ohio Democrats unveil legislative gun control proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Democrats in the Ohio House have unveiled several gun control proposals including universal background checks for gun purchases and so-called “red...

Ohio’s lieutenant governor meets with neighbors over tweet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio’s lieutenant governor promised a group of Asian American neighbors during a weekend meeting that he would use his public platform...

Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted on Monday to more than double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state...

Paulding County Crash leaves one dead

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO): A late Wednesday morning traffic crash on a major highway just north of the Village of Paulding in rural Paulding County...

Van Wert County Sheriff Investigating shooting near the Village of Scott

SCOTT, Ohio (WOWO): Van Wert County Sheriff Tom Riggenbach says that Deputies were called to a home near the rural community of Scott in...

Public health alert issued for 200,000 pounds of ground turkey

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Check your freezer – a public health alert has been issued for more than 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products. The U.S. Department...

Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A man broke into the Ohio Statehouse overnight, used a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda floor,...

FEMA launching COVID-19 funeral reimbursements today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): If you lost a loved one to COVID-19, you could have at least some of their funeral expenses reimbursed by...

Virus cases, hospitalizations in Ohio begin to rise again

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): While virus cases and hospitalizations in Ohio begin to rise again, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday he remains optimistic of the...

Ohio State Fair cancels traditional events for second year in a row due to...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the 2021 Ohio State Fair won't be open to the general public this summer due to public health...

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