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Bryan's Ohio Art Co. sells its Etch A Sketch line
After 55 years, the Etch A Sketch, a hall of fame drawing toy that brought fame to Bryan, no longer will have an ongoing connection with Williams County. In a surprise move announced late Thursday, toymaker Ohio Art Co. said it has sold both the Etch A Sketch and its spin-off toy, the Doodle Sketch, to toy and entertainment firm Spin Master Corp. of Toronto for an undisclosed price.

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