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E-schoolers make their case to a receptive Ohio Legislature

Nearly 40,000 Ohio children attend more than two-dozen schools that don't have daily sessions in actual classrooms, or sports teams or mascots, but get millions in state dollars.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbus, OH, Family, Kids, Coshocton, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTOV9

Neglected pony rehabbing in care of Belmont County animal officials

Belmont County Humane Officer Mandae Lewis said the pony had one of the worst rainrot cases she's ever seen.

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Related Topix: St. Clairsville, OH, Weather

WTOV9

Suspected case of mumps in Belmont County

WTOV9, wire report BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - Officials at the Belmont County Health Department confirm they have one suspected case of mumps in the county.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio State University

WTOV9

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in motorcycle crash

A man had to be flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed along State Route 149 in Belmont County just south of Flushing.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTOV9

Officials still discussing plans for former St. Mary Church site in Lafferty

As the 2-year anniversary of a tragedy approaches, the fire debris has been cleared, but the property remains vacant.

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Related Topix: Lafferty, OH

The Intelligencer

Neffs Man Sentenced For His 10th DUI

With a stern lecture from the judge on Monday, Kenneth Eugene Cunningham was sentenced to five years in jail after being found guilty of his 10th DUI.

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Related Topix: Neffs, OH, Martins Ferry, OH, Bellaire, OH

Herald Star Online

JB Green Team to lobby city leaders

The executive director of the JB Green Team and Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile will ask City Council members tonight to support a designation fee plan to restore funding for the financially strapped solid waste authority.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, OH, Steubenville, OH, Martins Ferry, OH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Intelligencer

Drilling On Lake Property Possible

Members of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District may allow Denver-based Antero Resources to drill for Utica Shale natural gas on nearly 6,700 acres of Piedmont Lake property in Belmont and Harrison counties as early as Friday.

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Related Topix: New Philadelphia, OH, Guernsey County, OH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WTOV9

Belmont County will see plenty of road repairs

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Interstate 70 is a main artery of transportation through Belmont County, but 70 mph speed limits will soon be reduced as orange barrels move into place.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Morning Journal

Siefke named Lisbon superintendent

The Lisbon school board decided to stay in-house when choosing a new superintendent, naming junior-senior high school Principal Joe Siefke to the position.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, OH, Education Etc., Thompson, OH, Tuscarawas County, OH, Ashtabula County, OH

Daily-Jeff.com

Belmont County oilfield worker struck and killed

A Texas man was killed Sunday when he was struck by heavy equipment while working at a well site on McKelvey Road in Belmont County.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WTOV9

Belmont County animal shelter working toward a positive direction

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Belmont County animal shelter is yet again in the center of controversy.

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WTOV9

Investigation of prior theft leads to arrest in different case in Belmont County

Bellaire Police investigating a prior theft in the 1800 block of Guernsey Street found a suspect vehicle parked in the 1700 block of Belmont Street next to 1717 Belmont Court Apartments.

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Related Topix: Jacobsburg, OH

Business Journal

Worker killed at Rice Energy well site in Ohio

Rice Energy confirmed Monday it had experienced its first fatality at a well site.

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Marietta Times

Mumps awareness

As statewide cases of mumps continue to rise, the reach of the outbreak is extending outside of the central Ohio area to which it was initially contained.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio, Athens County, OH, Vaccinations

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Victoria man dies in Ohio drilling site accident

A 43-year-old Victoria man was killed when a heavy piece of equipment fell on him at a natural gas drilling site in Ohio.

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Cleveland.com

Dane Huckelbridge's 'Bourbon' offers a fun, breezy history of that most American of all...

As is reflected in the subtitle's pun, "Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit" is a history of bourbon interwoven with a history of the United States.

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Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Whiskey

Daily-Jeff.com

Hooked! Anglers attend annual trout release at Wolf Run State Park in Noble County

Actually, the trout population never left. It just received some new members April 3, about 3,000 in all, during the annual rainbow trout stocking event at the Noble County lake.

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Related Topix: Noble County, OH, Sandusky, OH, Muskingum County, OH

Big News Network.com

Pipeline Rupture at Oak Grove Site Leads to Fire

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Wheeling News

Trail Association Learns of Possible Grants

The first annual Ohio Valley Trail Association fundraising banquet held at Undo's Restaurant on March 19 was a great success.

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Related Topix: St. Clairsville, OH, Neffs, OH

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