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New documentary focuses on 3 central Ohio girls with autism

February 1, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new documentary film focuses on three central Ohio girls coping with autism as they prepare for a spring formal dance. more »»

 
 
 
Living-history village in Ohio plans 'modern' update

February 1, 2015

ARCHBOLD, Ohio (AP) — In its empty rooms, the Grime Homestead spins history like a storyteller.

And like a detective seeking clues, Tracie Evans listens. more »»

More than $15M going to Cincinnati-area homeless services

February 1, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nonprofit agencies that help the homeless will share more than $15 million to support services and housing for people living on the streets and in emergency shelters in the... more »»

State bans big trucks on Ohio Turnpike during snowstorm

February 1, 2015

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Tractor trailers and other large vehicles are banned from using the Ohio Turnpike until at least noon Monday because of snowy conditions in northern Ohio. more »»

Cincinnati hopes All-Star Game helps show off city

February 1, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — It might not feel like baseball season, but planning is in high-gear for this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnat. more »»

Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

February 1, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A powerful storm moved from the Plains into the Midwest early Sunday that was expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places before making its way into New England, where... more »»

2nd suspect at-large in slaying of Ohio elderly couple

February 1, 2015

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say one of the men charged with murder in the abduction and slayings of an elderly couple in northeast Ohio has implicated a second suspect who remains... more »»

Cincinnati works on events around baseball's All-Star Game

February 1, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — It might not feel like baseball season, but planning is in high-gear for this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. more »»

Ohio children's fund awards anti-human trafficking grants

February 1, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio children's agency has awarded $90,000 in grants to eight organizations around the state to develop anti-human trafficking prevention programs. more »»

A look at rates for payday loan usage, broken down by state

February 1, 2015

The share of people in each state who reported taking out a payday loan in the past five years, which ranged from 1 percent to 13 percent, according to a 2012 survey by Pew Charitable Trusts. more »»

Regulators prepare rules on payday loans to shield borrowers

February 1, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrower... more »»

Ohio patrol urges sober driving ahead of Super Bowl

February 1, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are reminding football fans to designate a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday. more »»

Ohio family finds Rottweiler 6 months after he went missing

February 1, 2015

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A family in central Ohio had just about given up hope of finding their half-blind, half-deaf Rottweiler after months of searching. more »»

Storm crawls into Midwest, threatens Northeast

February 1, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A storm that gathered steam over the southern Rockies moved into the Midwest early Sunday and is expected to dump more than a foot of snow as it moves toward New England, which is... more »»

Scrappers stealing metal likely started Ohio warehouse fire

February 1, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Fire investigators in southwest Ohio believe scrappers stealing metal are to blame for a warehouse fire in early January. more »»

Biggest snowstorm of the season taking aim at Ohio

February 1, 2015

Many areas of Ohio are bracing for what's likely to be the biggest snowstorm of winter so fa. more »»

1 arrested, 1 sought in abduction, slaying of elderly couple

February 1, 2015

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say one man has been arrested and another is being sought in the abduction and slaying of an elderly couple whose bodies were found in their burned-out car. more »»

Report: Former juror in murder case faces contempt charge

February 1, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A juror excused during an Ohio murder trial is facing a criminal contempt charge.

The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit. more »»

More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

January 31, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, New York and New England, which is still recovering from a... more »»

2 Nevadans face drug charges in pot bust on I-80 in Ohio

January 31, 2015

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two Nevadans have been arrested on felony drug charges in Ohio after state troopers seized more than 235 pounds of marijuana from their pickup truck during a traffic stop. more »»

Ohio officer OK after slipping on ice, shooting self

January 31, 2015

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer in northern Ohio slipped on the ice during a drug search and accidentally shot himself in the hip. more »»

 
 

Belmont County Commissioners Meeting February 4, 2015

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

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