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11 hrs ago | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Businesses adjusting to Main Street construction

Main Street is closed for repaving, but the businesses that populate it are not.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Yesterday | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Steaming jungle's challenge echoes over East Mulberry

"It is the Ape-Man and Sheeta, the panther," I announced to Natalie. "For I alone have the power to command the fearsome beasts of the jungle."

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Related Topix: Amanda, OH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Sheriff's office: Man sought after allegedly stabbing brother

The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office reported it is searching for a man after he allegedly stabbed his brother in his residence on the 3200 block of Clearcreek Road Southwest in Madison Township.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Red Cross honors volunteers

More than 100 volunteers serve in Fairfield and Hocking counties. Our volunteers respond to house fires, teach lifesaving skills, support our military members and much more.

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Related Topix: Hocking County, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Exotic animals seized in Lancaster

Authorities removed a young alligator, two anacondas, two rabbits and two dogs from a house on East Mulberry Street about 11 a.m. Friday, according to the Fairfield County Area Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Maywood Mission and volunteers help give kids happy Easter

Lori Tufts' four children will each receive Easter baskets Sunday, thanks to Maywood Mission and several volunteers.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Amanda, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Drug drop off day is April 26

The city of Canal Winchester and Diley Ridge Medical Center, in cooperation with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, have scheduled a prescription drug disposal event as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Related Topix: Canal Winchester, OH, Drug Enforcement Administration

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Das KaffeeHaus converts ambulance into coffee truck

Joe and Amy Contino will be ready for any caffeine emergencies that arise this summer.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Columbus, OH

The Advocate

6 indicted, 15 others sought in theft ring

Twenty-one people are facing charges related to a retail theft ring that was active for approximately one year and spanned multiple Ohio counties, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Columbus, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Wrong site for a new jail

Let's put it where it makes more sense ... at the Liberty Center site. At Liberty Center, it will cost several million dollars less.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Maximum Security, Liberty Center, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Firefighters responding to garage fire near Bremen

Firefighters are responding to a garage fire in the 1500 block of Webb Summit Road, just south of Bremen.

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Related Topix: Bremen, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

The future of historic Fairfield County Home uncertain

When the architect hired to assess the old Fairfield County Home for the infirm and poor walked inside for his first look, he braced for the worst.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH, Ohio University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Ducks raise bucks for charity

The duck-decorating contest is the second annual fundraiser put on by Phi Theta Kappa on the campus to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Ohio University, Lancaster, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Deputy uses stun gun on man resisting arrest

Fairfield County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic dispute Saturday in the 9000 block of Broad Street that ended with officers shooting a man, who was fighting with his girlfriend, with a stun gun when he ran from them, according to reports.

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Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Man gets prison for assaulting brother

When Fairfield County Common Pleas Judge Chris Martin handed down a 30-month sentence Monday to a man who admitted to hitting and threatening his 26-year-old developmentally-disabled brother, the judge said, "The court can't let that just go by."

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

April concert to cap LCCA's 77-year run

It was a tough time for people. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the early days of his second term in office and was dealing with the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Career Closet helps job seekers dress for success with interviews

Although job skills and training are important, so is looking -- and feeling -- ready for the interview or early days on the job.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pickerington, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Safety on road should be priority this spring

With warmer temperatures come more outdoor activities and more cars on the roads.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Jail site should be reconsidered

The current facility, a converted grocery, was designed to house as many as 43 prisoners; it routinely houses as many as 120.

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Related Topix: Liberty Center, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Forwarded email rankles resident

Recently, I sent an email to members of Lancaster City Council and Fairfield County commissioners regarding the jail site controversy.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

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