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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

So much for snow, at least locally.

The forecast called for Huron County to receive between 1 and 4 inches of the white stuff. None fell in Norwalk…Willard received a dusting. The Winter Weather Advisory for Huron County was canceled overnight. It was scheduled to run until noon today.

 

A reminder—Tornado sirens will sound at 9:50 this morning, as part of a statewide tornado drill.

 

Huron County deputies are investigating yesterday’s bomb threat that cleared South Central.

The school was evacuated at 1:50. Deputies, firefighters and the Ashland County bomb squad were dispatched to the scene. No bomb was found.

 

Erie County deputies are investigating allegations that a supervisor raped a female reserve soldier, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center on Mason Road in Milan.

The alleged crime occurred Sunday evening. So far, the victim has refused to press charges.

 

Huron City Manager Andy White may be on the move.

According to the Plain Dealer, White is one of four finalists, for the same job in Cleveland Heights. 68 people applied for the vacant position. White has served as Huron City Manager since January of 2006.

 

Sandusky City Commissioners may consider an offer to move city hall downtown.

The Erie County Commissioners have offered the city vacant space in the County Office Building. A long-term lease could cost Sandusky little or no money. Repairs and upgrades to the current city hall on Meigs Street could cost $6 million.

 

The state Senate will soon vote on a bill that would increase the weight limit of trucks allowed on state and local roads, from 80,000 to 90,000 pounds.

The proposal has drawn criticism from AAA, and the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police. They say rigs with more weight would make local driving less safe, and would be harder on roads and bridges.

 

Norwalk is out, in USA Today’s nationwide search for the most unique high school mascot.

The Truckers were ousted by the Shenandoah Zeps. The tiny school somehow collected between 30,000 and 40,000 votes between 8am and 3pm yesterday.

 

A man who killed a security guard in northeast Ohio has been put to death.

Fredrick Teesh died by lethal injection at 10:37 this morning.  He had been on death row since 1994 for shooting and killing a store security guard in Eastlake.  Teesh claimed he was high on cocaine.

 

There is more boys tournament basketball tonight on 95.3 and wlkrradio.com.

It’s Division II action from Ohio Northern University between the Willard Crimson Flashes and Lima Bath.  Pregame coverage begins at 6, with tipoff at 6:15.

Tomorrow night is when 24-0 Norwalk will play 20-3 Mansfield Sr. in the boy’s Division I district semi-finals at Galion High School.  It’s expected that no tickets will be sold at the door.  If you don’t have a pre-sale ticket, you can hear the game live on 95.3 WLKR and wlkrradio.com.