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Court records indicate the victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday allegedly by her estranged husband    had filed for a divorce last year but reconsidered less than a month later and withdrew her complaint.

According to records in Sandusky County Common Pleas Court, Amy Ross filed a divorce complaint on April 19, including a motion for a mutual restraining order, but then filed a dismissal notice on May 15.

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The cause of a fire that destroyed a barn containing several horses and other animals at the Vail Meadow Equestrian Center on Cedar Point Road in the early morning hours of March 21 was likely electrical in nature, Oregon Fire Chief Ed Ellis said on Wednesday evening.

“There’s no official report yet, but the State Fire Marshal’s Office is leaning towards electrical,” said Ellis. “There was electricity in the building. There were warmers in buckets of water to keep it from freezing over so the horses could drink.”

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Ottawa County’s general transit service expanded its evening hours earlier this year and riders appear to be taking advantage of it.

In January, the Ottawa County Transportation Agency expanded service hours to 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. The move, in part, was to meet the needs of some of the working community that need the service to return home after a late shift as well as satisfy federal grant requirements, OCTA director Bill Lowe said.

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A voicemail threat has triggered a security review at the building housing the Ottawa County Job and Family Service offices near Oak Harbor.

“The caller had said something about killing people at the site and burning down the building,” Sheriff Stephen Levorchick said.

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Oregon is considering soft billing residents’ health insurance companies for rescue services.

Councilman James Seaman said the money is needed because there are fewer dollars collected from the fire department’s .5 mill levy as a result of lower property taxes over the years.

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Ebola outbreak

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