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  • Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:25:51 GMT
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...
  • Humane Society: Unethical for investigator to keep rescued horses

    Humane Society: Unethical for investigator to keep rescued horses

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:18:39 GMT
    A fight is brewing over two horses rescued by the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
    A fight is brewing over two horses rescued by the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
  • Libraries closed, trash pick up pushed back for Labor Day

    Libraries closed, trash pick up pushed back for Labor Day

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:53:34 GMT
    Just a reminder that Labor Day is a national holiday, so expect all banks, Post Offices and government offices to be closed on Monday.
    Just a reminder that Labor Day is a national holiday, so expect all banks, Post Offices and government offices to be closed on Monday.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - OCTOBER 4. 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. DRUG BUST

Local authorities say they've taken down a major drug ring. The 21-page indictment names 28 suspects. It was unsealed this morning. Authorities have picked up nine suspects so far. They're accused of selling cocaine and marijuana in our area.

2. BURGER KING FIRE

A major fire shut down business at a Dundee Burger King near US 23 and M-50 earlier today. Investigators say the fire started in the ceiling of the men's room then spread throughout the restaurant. Workers even reported seeing flames in the vents above the counter.

NEW STATE NEWS

3. MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

(AP) - Health officials say Ohio received shipments of the type of steroid suspected in a deadly outbreak of meningitis, but no cases of that illness have been reported in the state. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Health says it has notified local health departments, which are supposed to alert clinics that received the steroid so they can pass on the warning to any patients who may be affected.

4. BIG TEN CONDUCT POLICY

(AP) - The Big Ten has determined that a Michigan State player did not violate the conference's conduct policy after Ohio State sent in film that appeared to show him trying to gouge the eyes of a Buckeyes player. A video Ohio State sent to the Big Ten appeared to show Allen trying to get his gloved hand inside the facemask of Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins during Saturday's Ohio State victory in East Lansing.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. DARYL HANNAH ARRESTED

(AP) - Actress Daryl Hannah has been arrested along with a 78-year-old northeast Texas landowner while protesting construction of a pipeline designed to bring crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. Hannah's manager says the celebrity and the landowner were arrested after standing in front of heavy equipment brought onto the woman's property in Winnsboro, about 100 miles east of Dallas.

6. DEBATE AUDIENCE

(AP) - The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney last night. That was the largest TV audience for a presidential debate since 1992. Four years ago the vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin attracted 69.9 million viewers.

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