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Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

2 more longtime employees leave Licking County sheriff's office

Two longtime veterans of the Licking County sheriff's office left this week, but it's unclear whether it had anything to do with problems in the department.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Bus driver found guilty for I-70 crash that killed Hebron man

A Columbus charter-bus driver was convicted of vehicular manslaughter today for causing an April 2013 crash that killed a Hebron man on I-70 in Licking County.

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Related Topix: Hebron, OH, Columbus, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Patrol: Teen driver in fatal wreck had used marijuana

The 16-year-old driver of a car that crashed into a tree near Alexandria in June, killing his three back-seat passengers , tested positive for marijuana that may have exceeded Ohio's legal limit by more than nine times.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

This Week Community News

Historical society planning several fall activities

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society has scheduled several programs, including two historic home tours in Licking and Delaware counties.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, OH

Whiznews.com

MISTRAS Group Groundbreaking Ceremony

Members of MISTRAS Group and the Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority ceremoniously broke ground Monday morning at the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

District Administration

Ohio superintendent to retire at the end of the school year

Lakewood Schools Superintendent Jay Gault will retire June 30, 2015, he announced at last Wednesday's school board meeting.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Columbus Dispatch

Licking County egg farm helps plan solution for traffic

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Johnstown, OH, Agriculture, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

3 sobriety checkpoints planned for tonight

Three sobriety checkpoints will be set up tonight - one in Columbus, one in Licking County and one in Logan County.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Franklin County, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Licking County Transit ends Sunday van service

The Licking County Transit Board voted unanimously tonight to eliminate Sunday service and reduce nighttime hours, in a cost-cutting measure that was met with some community resistance.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Madison Press

Precipitation report for the month of July

Overall, Central Ohio precipitation averaged slightly below normal in the northern half of the network, near normal in the southwest sector, and slightly above normal in the southeast sector of the network.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ohio, Buckeye Lake, OH, Franklin County, OH, Fairfield County, OH

Whiznews.com

OVI Checkpoint in Licking County Friday

The Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol announces that an OVI checkpoint will take place in Licking County Friday evening... The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Pataskala voters to decide recall election on Tuesday

Pataskala's First Ward residents will get the chance to weigh in on the performance of their city council representative Tuesday at the polls.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH

Sat Aug 16, 2014

News Journal

Older adults returning to workforceOlder adults returning to...

Older adults returning to workforce Program helps low-income seniors learn new skills and find employment.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Social Security, Pension, Personal Finance, Health, AARP, Newark, OH

The Review

One death too many

The death of an inmate in May -- and the subsequent resignations of five corrections officers for doctoring logs at the Licking County Justice Center -- illustrates the many challenges of running a jail.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBNS

Ohio band director to be sentenced on sex charges

A former central Ohio band director arrested for inappropriate conduct with three students is scheduled to be sentenced in Licking County.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Top things to do this weekend, August 15-17

Joey and Lilly are the kissing-bee balloons from Arizona that will fly high Aug. 14-16 at the 39th All Ohio Balloon Festival.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Reynoldsburg, OH, Marysville, OH, Newark, OH

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WBNS

Warm Weather Sparks Hazardous Underground Fire At Licking County Landfill

The Fallsburg Landfill has been closed for two years, but warm spring weather caused underground fires to ignite at the site.

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Related Topix: Fire, Weather

Tue Aug 12, 2014

News Herald

Kasich: Ohio must provide better help for poorKasich: Ohio must...

Kasich: Ohio must provide better help for poor Governor announces entity to coordinate welfare, education and other assistance.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

WBNS

Former Band Booster Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $67,000 Pleads Not Guilty

According to investigators, Bowers allegedly used funds belonging to the Watkins Memorial Band Boosters for his personal use, including adult entertainment, trips, and gas.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Daily Herald

Bring back shop class

In high schools throughout America, shop class has been eliminated and kids are often told that the only way to be successful is to have a four-year college degree.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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