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Navarre Fire Displaces Four Families

 

Four families are left without a home after a fire engulfed a building in Navarre. Fire officials say the flames ignited around at 11:00 Monday night on Wooster St NE. and crews battled the blaze for hours, finally putting it out around 4 Tuesdasy morning. Families were allowed back to the scene after the fire was out in order to salvage what they could. The fire displaced around 10 people and the Red Cross is assisting them. No one was injured. Investigators are working now to determine how the fire started and how much damage was done. 

Fire Damages a Jackson TWP Home

An early morning fire forces a family of four out into the cold. Jackson TWP Fire crews were called to a garage fire at a home on Crystal Lake Avenue NE just before 1:30 Tuesday morning. Officials say the flames did spread to the first floor of the home as well. Everyone did get out of the house in time and no one was hurt. Although a few firefighters did slip on the ice while battling the blaze, but again...no serious injuries. No word yet on how much damage was done and investigators are still working to try and figure out what caused the fire. 

Lake Grad Wins a Spot on "The Voice"

An 18 year old from Hartville will be part of team Blake Shelton on "The Voice." Jacob Rummell, an 18 year old graduate of Lake High School scored big on Monday night's episode of NBC's hit show. Rummell graduated high school last year and is now being compared to the King of Pop. Adam Levine is a judge on the show and compared Rummell to a young Michael Jackson. In the end, Rummell chose country artist Blake Shelton as his coach. You can follow his journey on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. 
 

Winter Weather Advisory 10AM to 4PM

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10am until 4pm. A mix of snow and ice to start... Snow will begin near or shortly after the morning commute. The transition to sleet and freezing rain will occur around noon and could continue into mid afternoon before changing over to all rain.

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Freezing rain, flooding, then snow? Get ready for wild weather ride

March punched winter-weary central Ohio silly with snow, freezing rain and wild temperature swings over the weekend and isn’t expected to drop its gloves on Wednesday. A slick morning commute is expected after a rainy night, and a new storm front moving in Wednesday could leave several inches of new snow on the ground as temperatures plummet.

Columbus school board approves sale of three buildings

Money from the sale of vacant school buildings continued to roll into the Columbus City Schools’ bank account on Tuesday night, as the Board of Education approved the sale of three more properties.

Ohio House passes $7 billion transportation budget that includes credit-card options

Ohio residents would be able to pay for a new driver’s license, registration or plates with a credit or debit card under a two-year, $7 billion transportation spending bill passed by the Ohio House of Representatives on Tuesday. Deputy registrars would be allowed to pass along the costs of accepting those payments, but the bill outlaws any additional fees.

Columbus College of Art and Design president gone after less than a year

Eight months after being hired to lead a branding revamp of the Columbus College of Art & Design, Thomas White has resigned as president of the private arts school. College leaders announced the change on Tuesday in a three-sentence news release.

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APNewsBreak: 72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline, attorneys for the passengers and airline said in a court filing Tuesday.

Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state law, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and making baseless traffic stops, according to law enforcement officials familiar with its findings.

Man killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

BOSTON (AP) — In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors should be allowed to use.

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