Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
and local officials met recently to lay out a plan for the Ohio Turnpike to
help pay for local projects.
flow on the highway is much higher than it was originally designed for 60 years
ago. Because of that, many local officials have complained about the original
state's agreement that local counties and townships are responsible to repair
the slopes and bridges of the turnpike.
Turnpike Executive Director Rick Hadges has made a deal and endowed a new
Turnpike Mitigation Fund to help those communities with construction costs.
fund is capped at $5 million a year and each individual project can receive up
to $1 million. The turnpike is currently accepting applications online through
January 31. Recipients will be chosen in March.