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Shorebirds launch early fall migration, congregate on mudflats along Lake Erie coast: Aerial View

Many begin nesting in the Arctic tundra in spring with ice on the ground and flurries in the air.

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Related Topix: Marblehead, OH, Ohio

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sandusky Register

Another suspected drugging

The Put-in-Bay Police Department acknowledged an incident occurred at about 10 p.m. Friday, but provided no details about what it might have entailed.

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Related Topix: Put-in-Bay, OH

Press

Ottawa County-Water plant superintendent retires, rehired

The regional water system superintendent in Ottawa County is the latest official to join the list of double-dippers in the county.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Port Clinton, OH, Oak Harbor, OH, Pension, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Journal

Man gets max in baby assault caseMan gets max in baby assault caseA...

Man gets max in baby assault case A man convicted of hurting a baby maintains innocence but gets three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH

News Herald

For the record: Did bartender serve minors?For the record: Did...

For the record: Did bartender serve minors? For the record is a compilation of newsworthy items from police blotters in Ottawa County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sandusky Register

Lampela addresses community

Frustrations, outrage and a scattering of compliments filled the Put-in-Bay town hall during a public meeting hosted by Put-in-Bay police Chief Ric Lampela.

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Related Topix: Put-in-Bay, OH, Munroe Falls, OH

Aurora Advocate

FitzGerald stops in Kent, hammers Kasich on charter schools, economy

Kent - Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for governor, said Gov. John Kasich should demand the resignation of the head of the Ohio Department of Education in light of the poor performance and funding irregularities at charter schools in the state.

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Related Topix: Kent, OH, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Cuyahoga County, OH, Parma, OH

News Herald

For the record: Caller reports person yelling, swearingFor the...

For the record: Caller reports person yelling, swearing For the record is a compilation of newsworthy items from police blotters in Ottawa County.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Herald

Gypsum food pantry operators keeping the faithGypsum food pantry...

There's a bright purple sign taped to a white door inside the new Seed Faith Missions Food Pantry in Gypsum that Marie Berry reads each day when she walks into the building "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must be that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him."

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Related Topix: Gypsum, OH, Marblehead, OH, Port Clinton, OH, Sandusky, OH

News Herald

Danbury Township storage fire wasn't arson, chief says

Officials have not determined what caused a fire that destroyed a storage unit building Friday, but they have ruled out arson, the fire chief said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Marblehead, OH, Lakeside Marblehead, OH, Lindsey, OH

News Herald

For the record: Rape reported

CHARGED * A 46-year-old Port Clinton man was charged with contempt. PROWLER * 1:59 a.m., a caller reported people were throwing things at her house, 1200 block of South Grandview Drive, Salem Township.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH, Fremont, OH

USA Today

Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance?

Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance? Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mDXo2J PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio -- During the summer, Clevelanders flock to picturesque Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island for fun, food and relaxation.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Put-in-Bay, OH, Cleveland, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Herald

Drugs in drinks hard to prove

Although authorities have received reports of five women who thought drugs might have been slipped into their drinks this summer, a detective said there are no confirmed cases of anyone being drugged.

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Related Topix: Put-in-Bay, OH

News Herald

Thursday's Art Walk to be downtown

The free family-friendly downtown art celebration features artists, live music and galleries, restaurants and other businesses taking part on the fourth Thursday of each month.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH, Kids, Family

Toledo Blade

Lucas County, Toledo jobless rates rise

Lucas County's unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in June from 5.7 percent in May, state of Ohio officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lucas County, OH, Toledo, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Investigator | Questions about Put-in-Bay Life Flight

Questions about Put-in-Bay Life Flight During the summer, Clevelanders flock to picturesque Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island for fun, food and relaxation.

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Related Topix: Put-in-Bay, OH, Cleveland, OH

News Herald

Man charged with assaulting person who reported him to police

A drunken man was cited Saturday morning and then arrested that afternoon on charges of returning to the scene of his citation and beating up someone who had reported him to authorities.

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Related Topix: Lacarne, OH

News Herald

For the record: Man charged with pointing gun at people

Sunday CHARGED * 6:48 p.m., a 30-year-old Port Clinton man was charged with menacing after witnesses said he pointed a gun at people, 2000 block of East State Road, Portage Township.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH, Oak Harbor, OH

Press

Ottawa County-Sheriff thanks volunteers for work on truck

Partnership was the word tossed around repeatedly when the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office recently debuted its new Special Response Team equipment truck.

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Related Topix: Marblehead, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Herald

Fair wraps up in Ottawa County

Fair visitors got a final day filled with sun and mild temperatures Sunday as the Ottawa County Fair wrapped up its 50th year with its traditional assortment of rides, fair food and animals on display throughout the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH

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