Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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US private employers add 307,000 jobs in November amid coronavirus surge

WASHINGTON (Fox News): Private employers hired at a slower-than-expected pace in November, indicating the labor market's recovery from the coronavirus crisis is slowing amid a resurgence...

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine facing impeachment over COVID-19 overreach

COLUMBUS, OH. (WOWO): For the second time this year, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is facing impeachment after several Republican lawmakers filed articles to remove...

Crash closes US 24 offramp in Defiance County

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): An Indiana man was injured when his semi overturned early this morning in Defiance County. According to the Ohio State Highway...

Over 900,000 Crock-Pots recalled due to burn hazard

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Sunbeam is recalling almost a million crock-pot slow cookers due to a burn hazard. Right before millions of Americans will be...

GM to recall millions of vehicles over airbag problems

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO/AP): The U.S. has issued an order for General Motors to recall and repair nearly 6 million pickup trucks and SUVs...

U.S. jobless claims increase to 742,00 as pandemic worsens

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that...

Postal Service announces holiday shipping deadlines

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Whether it's cards or gifts for the holidays, you'll want to get them into the mail a little earlier this...

Biden secures the 270 electoral votes needed to win Presidency

WASHINGTON (WOWO): Pending the results of any legal challenges from the Trump campaign, Democrat and former Vice President Joe Biden has secured enough electoral...

Ohio governor appoints new health director as virus rages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday appointed a new Health Department director and brought on a chief medical officer for...

751,000 seek US jobless benefits

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 751,000, a still-historically high level that shows that many employers...

Local 2020 General Election Results

The following is a list of area races and ballot measures, provided by our Partners in News at ABC 21. We will be updating...

Kochert officially elected Williams County Sheriff

WILLIAMS COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Williams County Sheriff Tom Kochert got the official stamp of approval from voters yesterday. Kochert was appointed to the post back...

Recall issued for crib due to injury hazard

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): A recall has been issued for baby cribs due to an injury hazard. According to the US Consumer Product and Safety Commission, Serena...

US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

BOISE, Idaho (AP): The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day, the latest ominous...

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19. Remdesivir is an antiviral medicine given through an IV. Its maker, Gilead Sciences...

No injuries in fiery, triple-semi crash

ANTWERP, Ohio (WOWO): Police shut down a portion of westbound US 24 for several hours after a crash involving three semis near Antwerp this...

US layoffs remain elevated as 898,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a historically high number that is evidence that layoffs remain...

Avery Dennison plant moving out of Fort Wayne; 170 jobs impacted

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Avery Dennison plant in Fort Wayne is closing and relocating, affecting 170 jobs. The plant, currently located at 3011 Independence...

One killed in Williams County crash

BRYAN, Ohio (WOWO): One man was killed in a crash in Williams County Tuesday night. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened at...

One killed, two injured in house explosion

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The Ohio State Fire Marshal is investigating after a fatal house explosion in Mercer County. Montezuma Fire Chief Lee Braun says...

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