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ONA: Open records ruling a major setback

COLUMBUS — Two Ohio Supreme Court decisions denying attorney fees to a woman who fought the city of South Euclid for public records represent major setbacks to the cause of open government in Ohio, according to the Ohio Newspaper Association.

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 March 2014

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Third-graders ‘dream big’ with zoo-themed production

A group of about 20 Benjamin Logan third-graders recently were transformed into a full-fledged acting troupe, creating a script, designing a colorful set and memorizing lines for a play they performed Friday in the Benjamin Logan High School auditorium.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Second-grade students get hands-on economics lesson

A group of Bellefontaine second-graders got an early lesson in capitalism through a project that culminated Friday with a simulated market fair staged at the elementary school.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Man arrested for his role in drug overdose death

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SIDNEY — Thomas McMahon, 31, of 627 N. Main Ave., Sidney, has been arrested by Sidney Police officers and charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree felony, for his role in the drug overdose death Sunday of Bryan Thompson, 31, of 317 New Street, Sidney.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Souza named new humane agent

New shelter logo unveiled

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Family Court Judge Michael L. Brady swore in new Top of Ohio Pet Shelter humane agent Carol Souza on Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Hook retires from The Peoples Savings and Loan Co. board

Charles “Charlie” W. Hook has been a valuable asset to The Peoples Savings & Loan Co. in West Liberty, over a 60-year span.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Part-time police officer approved

West Liberty Village Council approved a part-time officer for the village police department and final reading of an ordinance that will do away with two parking spaces near the intersection of U.S. routes 245 and 68. A photo of the spaces involved appeared recently in the Examiner.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Ridgemont to open bids March 13

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Ridgemont Local Schools officials reported at the Thursday evening board of education meeting that bids for the new grade pre-K through 12 school construction project will be opened March 13.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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