The COVID-19 pandemic — which has shut down bicycle factories in China — combined with the stay-at-home order issued by state officials last month has created a bicycle shortage. Bike shops are churning uphill to keep up with an increased demand from consumers who want to get out and exercise during the pandemic.

Ohatchee police chief Jason Oden said a resident spotted the bear around 4 p.m., took photos of it and called police. He said the bear was black and mid-sized.

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