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Common Core repeal bill gets second hearing

COLUMBUS — A bill that would exclude Ohio from impending national education standards received a second hearing Wednesday before a gallery of vocal critics that filled a hearing and overflow rooms at the statehouse.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Board president Reames recognized for service

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Ohio Hi-Point school board president Anne Reames was recognized Wednesday at a regular meeting for her two-plus decades’ worth of service to local boards of education.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Organ donation is Rotary topic

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A total of 18 people waiting for an organ transplant die each day in the United States, Ellen Andersen told Bellefontaine Rotarians this week at the group’s regular meeting.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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BHS Interact concluding annual food drive

The Bellefontaine High School Interact Club is concluding its 2013 Food Drive and has collected items from classrooms and various offices to benefit several local food banks.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Driver transported from crash

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A motorist was hospitalized following a Wednesday afternoon crash at the intersection of west Chillicothe Avenue and south Troy Road.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Man jailed for public intoxication

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Kevin D. Brown, 31, of Cameron, Okla., was charged with public intoxication early Tuesday morning after an incident in the village of Quincy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Colquitt: Ohio CSI solving regulatory missteps

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Requiring Ohio’s agencies to consider early in the process the impact on business of rule changes has helped reduced new regulation, a state business advocate said during Tuesday’s legislative breakfast at Green Hills Community.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Pirate Academy success reported

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Riverside Schools High School Principal Andy McGill reported at Tuesday evening’s board of education meeting on the success of the Pirate Academy program, which began offering before- and after-school activities to students last month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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