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1 hr ago | 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

The Columbus Dispatch

High-school seniors in Newark honored for legislative victory as 4th-graders

Congratulations are bestowed on high-school seniors, from left in back, Jai Wen Chen, Savannah Hottinger, Emily Hanson, Sebastian Pfeffer and Corbin Smith, all 18. In front are Joann Borgia, left, the mother of teacher Mary Borgia, and Lee Ann Lugar, the students' former music teacher.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Hopewell, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

Public Records: Court Report

On Feb. 24, Cooper was suspected of tampering with evidence, according to the indictment.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Drugs, Hilliard, OH, Buckeye Lake, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio's elementary school enrollment shrinking, central Ohio holds steady

State enrollment figures for the past five school years show that more than a third of the area's 49 districts have steadily added students, growing as much as 21 percent.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Family, Kids, Whitehall, OH, Hamler, OH

The Advocate

Bookmobile team spreads passion for reading to communities

There's something about a good book that can put a smile on someone's face. Sharon Bowman, outreach supervisor with the Licking County Library, sees it every time she takes out the library's Bookmobile.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids, Glenford, OH, Perry County, OH

Hudson Hub-Times

Many Ohio school districts see enrollments drop about 1 hour

The Columbus Dispatch reports that state figures show most districts' enrollments are down over the last few years.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Dublin, OH

The Advocate

Logan - Strope

William Rauch officiating the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Todd F. Logan, of Newark, and Kelly L. Swick, of Heath.

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Related Topix: Jacksontown, OH, Newark, OH, Heath, OH, Mount Vernon, OH, Harrod, OH

The News-Messenger

Gardening 101

Have you ever wondered if you have a green thumb? Now that spring finally has sprung, it is the perfect time to head outside and find out by starting a small garden.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Advocate

Fire officials lobby for updating codes to better protect schools

Police often tell school officials to barricade doors to protect students when a shooter is loose in a school.

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Related Topix: Fire

The Advocate

Pataskala Elementary teacher takes reading seriously

Longtime teacher Tracy Hare takes reading seriously. She takes it so seriously a seemingly-endless supply of books fill the shelves of her third-grade classroom at Pataskala Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH

The Advocate

Licking Valley librarian one of many to walk for MS Saturday

With her family and friends surrounding her at the Newark Walk MS event, Holly Rutherford walked past a sign along the trail at Dawes Arboretum.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Ashley, OH

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