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Purse Stolen at Heath Walmart

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a purse theft at Walmart in Heath.

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Related Topix: Heath, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Second juvenile in vandalism case enters not guilty plea

A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy charged in connection with nearly 100 reports of vandalism appeared Thursday in Licking County courts to face a judge for the first time.

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

The Advocate

United Way continues to chase fundraising goal

When Dan and Lacie Priest were searching for names for their son, Dan Priest knew he wanted him to have a strong name.

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Related Topix: Titan, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Pataskala, OH

The Advocate

Authorities: Driver crashes into Denison building during chase

A 46-year-old man is in the Licking County Justice Center on Thursday morning after reportedly leading police on a short chase and crashing into a building on the Denison University campus.

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Related Topix: Denison University

The Columbus Dispatch

Newark wants owner to help pay for demolition of downtown building

City officials say they plan to try to recoup some of the cost of demolishing a century-old building downtown from the building's owner.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Ohio State University, Thornville, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Black best commissioner candidate

I am writing to offer my endorsement for Rick Black in the May 6 Republican Primary Race for Licking County Commissioner.

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The Marion Star

Technological advances could lead to identity of Jane Doe

In 24 years, several homicides in Licking County have remained unsolved. One of those cases involves an unidentified woman who has been known only as Jane Doe since she was found.

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The Advocate

Councilman thanks community for support after grandson's death

City Councilman Bill Cost Jr. announced today that his grandson, Alex Daniels, died Monday evening at Children's Hospital in Columbus, three days after he was pulled from a pond outside his family's Eden Township home.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Newark, OH

Coshocton Tribune

Frazeysburg man arrested in weekend vandalism spree

Newark police have arrested two people in connection with a weekend vandalism spree that left nearly 100 cars and residences with damage.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Frazeysburg, OH

The Advocate

Public records

LICKING COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT Taggart, Alan, 19, 5734 Beecher Road, Granville, assault, $250, 90 days jail, 86 days suspended, credit for time served.

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Related Topix: Denison University, Granville, OH, Drugs, Marijuana, Newark, OH

The Advocate

Mike Fox supported for Licking County Commissioner

He has been a visionary leader while serving on Pataskala City Council. Fox has my vote and needs yours to assist the county in achieving similar benefits that Pataskala is experiencing as a result of the recent major house cleaning for which he was, largely, responsible.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Advocate

Organizers gearing up for breast cancer walk

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is 187 days away. Preparation starts now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Newark, OH, Ohio State University

The Advocate

Public records: court report

The cases may be reviewed by a grand jury for possible indictment or additional charges.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Mansfield, OH

WBNS

Beef Prices On The Rise As Demand Soars

Everything from eggs to milk and butter are going up, but the most drastic price increase is the cost of beef.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Demolition likely to give boost to Newark's Arcade

The latest went down yesterday, as a 114-year-old, three-story building next to City Hall was demolished after being deemed unsafe by the city's property-maintenance and public-safety departments this year.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH

WTVN-AM Columbus

AEP dealing with power outage in eastern Franklin County

Dozens of traffic lights and Mt. Carmel East Hospital are among those impacted by a power outage on the east side of Columbus.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, OH, Columbus, OH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Street levy moves forward, but income tax not ruled out

While City Council's Ways and Means Committee is pursuing the first step toward placing a road and bridge levy on the November ballot, panel members have not ruled out proposing an income tax increase instead.

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The Advocate

Licking County restaurant inspection database updated

<![CDATA[Use this search tool to find inspection reports for local restaurants and other food service facilities. try{f_cbload("J5I2D0F7A4J5I2D0F7A4","http:");}catch(li){;} Click here to load this Caspio Bridge DataPage. Note: This database began in July 2007. All data is supplied by the local health departments on handwritten forms and then re-entered into this database.

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The Advocate

Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for rape of girl

A Circleville man who raped a 12-year-old girl multiple times over a nearly-year-long period will spend seven years in prison.

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Related Topix: Circleville, OH, Buckeye Lake, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Growing Passover food teaches kids

A handful of Passover Seder meals across Columbus will benefit this year from the green thumbs of a small band of sixth-graders at Columbus Jewish Day School.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Life, Vegetables, Pataskala, OH

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