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Marion, Ohio is located in Marion County. Zip codes in Marion, OH include 43306, 43302, and 43301. The median home price in Marion is $59,900. More Marion information.

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15 min ago | Wired

One-Wheeled Motorcycles: As Cool as They Are Wildly Dangerous

A Swiss engineer known as Mr. Gerdes designed this monowheel. It is pictured here, ridden by a man who may or may not be Mr. Gerdes, apparently on a trip to Spain in 1931.

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9 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Panama: Linking the Oceans

A "Panamax" container ship makes its way through Miraflores locks. Panamax vessels are built specifically to just pass through the locks with barely a foot of room on each side.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Marion Star

City to explore ways to control distribution of unwanted fliers

City residents shouldn't have to deal with unwanted handbills being left on their driveways and lawns, government officials said during a meeting of Marion City Council's legislation, codes and regulations committee.

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The Marion Star

Songs for a soldier

To help a wounded veteran, NUCOR Steel of Marion is having a fundraising concert.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Marion Star

Senior Citizens Day celebration will be 'Marvelously Mature'

The Marion Senior Center will have a celebration of the ages during its annual Senior Citizens Day Celebration on May 12. The theme for this year's event is "Marvelously Mature," and the dinner celebration will be at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway East, with the meal being served at noon.

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The Marion Star

Students paint the town green for Earth Day

During the day, high school students picked up litter; old latex paint, TVs and electronics were collected for recycling; document shredding was provided; the Eco-Art Show was held in the Alber Student Center; and a panel discussion on environmental issues was held in Morrill Hall.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Marion Star

Residents survive fire, apartments do not

Safety improvements made to the building a fire destroyed on Easter Sunday helped protect occupants, who were alerted and able to escape the burning two-story structure, the city fire inspector said.

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The Marion Star

World Book Night arrives

Hoping to lure folks who haven't read a book lately or hardly ever, World Book Night will offer free paperbacks on Wednesday evening.

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Police are Looking for Driver Who Struck a Girl on Friday

Police are looking for the driver that stuck a 12-year-old girl Friday night. The incident happed around 9 p.m. Troopers from the Ohio Highway Patrol Marion post responded to a hit-and-run call on Schell Drive, north of Grandview Drive in Grandview Estates.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Marion Star

Chess returns to YMCA after 117 year absence

After possibly a century since setting foot inside the local YMCA, chess returned to the family center with a tournament drawing statewide attention.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Marion Star

Earth Day events in Marion

Another year brings another Earth Day celebration to Marion County, but this year's recycling efforts will include latex-based paint for the first time.

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The Marion Star

Common Core and Dorothy Pelanda

She said she is opposed to Common Core and supports any effort to replace it with something that helps students succeed while losing the overtesting, data collection and breakdowns between students, teachers, and parents.

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The Marion Star

Tri-Rivers is focused on careers

As students participate in Career Tech labs, they acquire skills that can be applied to the workplace.

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The Marion Star

We all must work on community's heroin problem

She then overdosed on heroin and her family is blaming the system for not helping her.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Marion Star

Fatal overdoses continue to rise

Ask 2-year-old Jazlen Harden where her mother is, and she has two answers. The first person she points to is her mother's twin sister, Beth Carey, who has cared for her this past year.

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The Marion Star

Future chief says he's excited for opportunity in Marion

There are no concerns for a current fire captain from a small town in northeast Ohio, who will soon oversee the largest township fire department in Marion County.

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The Marion Star

Man arrested after children's store break-in

A man was arrested after attempting to break into a children's clothing and toy store.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Marion Star

Earth Week clean-up in downtown Marion

The public is invited to join downtown businesses, government offices and community volunteers for the 12th Annual Downtown Earth Week Celebration at noon Thursday at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 N. Main St. Trash bags, work gloves and water bottles will be provided.

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The Marion Star

Barlow Art Center preparing for second Spring Fling

The Barlow Art Center is celebrating its first birthday, and local artists are invited to submit work for the spring art show and sale.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Marion Star

Marion Twp. trustees name next fire chief

The Marion Township Fire Department has named a new fire chief. Capt. Brian Taylor, currently with a fire department in Cortland, was selected Tuesday evening by the Marion Township Board of Trustees to lead the township fire department.

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