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2 Ohio racino communities due $500K, but who pays?

November 28, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials and a racino developer must sort out how two communities will be paid the $500,000 each was supposed to get because horse racing tracks were moved there. more »»

Woman hurt by rock dropped on car has 6th surgery

November 28, 2014

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery. more »»

Family reports Ohio State football player missing

November 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sister of an Ohio State football player says his family has reported him missing after he left his apartment, then uncharacteristically missed two practices and didn't... more »»

Van hits SUV along icy Ohio road; 1 dead, 3 hurt

November 28, 2014

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a man lost control of a minivan on an icy central Ohio roadway and hit a stopped vehicle, killing a woman and seriously injuring the man an... more »»

State seeks to prevent falls by older Ohioans

November 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state initiative to prevent falls by older Ohioans is aiming to warn shoppers of all ages what to look for and how to avoid falling hazards amid holiday shoppin. more »»

Oct. mine inspections result in 127 citations

November 28, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Federal impact inspections at U.S. coal mines resulted in 127 citations and six orders in October.

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Ohio transit authority to increase police on city buses

November 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Central Ohio Transit Authority says it will spend more money next year to put additional uniformed police officers on city buses to combat an increase in incidents. more »»

Man gets 7 years for shooting at officer from car

November 27, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of shooting at a police officer. more »»

Ohio taking precautions due to deer disease risk

November 27, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials are encouraging hunters in Holmes County to process deer locally to minimize the risk of a rare disease detected in Ohio. more »»

Ohio lawmakers work toward map-making compromise

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are working to coalesce around a new redistricting system before year's end.

The state alters legislative and U.S. more »»

Ohio veteran's dog tags returned after 40 years

November 27, 2014

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio veteran's dog tags have finally been returned after they were missing for more than 40 years along the coast of Vietna. more »»

Prehistoric stone tablet to go on display in Ohio

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prehistoric Native American tablet that was the subject of a lengthy legal dispute will be displayed at a Marietta museum next year and then return to the Ohio Historical... more »»

50 in Ohio protest police shootings; block road

November 27, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio intersection has reopened after dozens of demonstrators protesting police-involved shootings across the country shut it down. more »»

Ohio group crafts year-round for premature babies

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Ohio State hosts Michigan in Ohio Stadium on Saturday, Kacie and Chris Waugh will watch the football game on television at the nearby Wexner Medical Center. more »»

Ohio father charged in murder of 2-month-old son

November 27, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A father in northwest Ohio has been charged with murder in the death of his 2-month old son after he allegedly threw the infant forcibly into a car seat. more »»

Toledo Zoo welcomes baby Galapagos tortoises

November 27, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three baby Galapagos tortoises are settling into their new home at the Toledo Zoo.

The three arrived at the zoo earlier this month from a zoo in Brownsville, Texas. more »»

Northern Ky. falling short in manufacturing jobs

November 27, 2014

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Leaders in northern Kentucky are working to address a shortfall in trained workers who can fill advanced manufacturing jobs in the region.

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Displaced Ohio residents see community support

November 27, 2014

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Owners and managers of a north-central Ohio apartment complex say community support has been overwhelming after a fire left dozens of residents displaced last week. more »»

Sheriff to run for mayor of Columbus next year

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio sheriff says he plans to run for mayor of Columbus next yea. more »»

Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

November 27, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the... more »»

Military: Ohio soldier killed while in Afghanistan

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say a soldier from central Ohio has been killed while serving in Afghanistan. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting December 3, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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