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3 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Fatal overdoses continue to rise

Ask 2-year-old Jazlen Harden where her mother is, and she has two answers. The first person she points to is her mother's twin sister, Beth Carey, who has cared for her this past year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marion, OH, Ohio, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

7 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Future chief says he's excited for opportunity in Marion

There are no concerns for a current fire captain from a small town in northeast Ohio, who will soon oversee the largest township fire department in Marion County.

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Related Topix: Marion, OH, Fire, Waldo, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Marion Star

Police beat: Percocet pills targeted by thieves

Marion County Sheriff April 15 THEFTS A woman reported a purse with $22 and 65 Percocet pills stolen in the 1500 block of Ohio 423 South.

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Related Topix: Richwood, OH, Prospect, OH, Crawford County, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Marion Star

1948 Halloween parade draws 20,000

Today's sentimental journey is taking us to 1948, the same year the Cleveland Indians won the World Series.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Morral, OH, Marion, OH

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Marion Star

Ballot issues can have a great ROI

Marion has some great assets. Each day I have the great privilege to promote Marion's unique assets in an effort to see a return on the investment .

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Related Topix: Marion, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Marion Star

Drug courts show signs of success

In a community ravaged by drugs, one woman serves as an example of how to break the vicious cycle.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marion, OH

The Marion Star

Students participate in government

Twenty-three Marion area high school students participated in the 63rd Ohio YMCA Youth in Government State Assembly at the Ohio Statehouse on April 3, 4 and 5. Marion delegates joined 475 middle and high school students from throughout the state in this leadership and public service program.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Marion, OH, Education Etc.

The Marion Star

Police beat: Five arrested for drug possession

Marion County Sheriff April 9 ARRESTS Sade S. Carter was arrested at MCCC on a warrant for trafficking in cocaine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Morral, OH, Green Camp, OH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Marion Star

Citizen complaint turns up patrol violation

Citizen complaints have fueled several internal investigations over the last six months.

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Related Topix: Marion, OH

TheCourier.com

3 Carey residents arrested in Marion drug investigation

Ray Ferguson, 38, and Kelly Morgan, 44, were both charged with felonies in Marion County Common Pleas Court, according to Attorney General Mike DeWine's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marion, OH

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Marion Star

Medication Disposal Day is April 26

No questions asked. Pills, liquids, creams and syringes are accepted. All containers will be recycled with your identity protected.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Marion Star

Police beat: Three necklaces totaling $1,400 reported stolen

Marion Police March 31 THEFTS A woman reported five packages of meat stolen in the 700 block of Richmond Avenue.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Crawford County, OH

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WBNS

Rain, Thunderstorms Expected On Monday

This Evening: Mostly clear and mild. Tonight: Increasing clouds. Not as cold. Low: 42 Tomorrow: Rain with a few thunderstorms possible.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Prospect, OH

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WBNS

1 Dead In Marion County Crash Involving Semi

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a crash in Marion County Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Caledonia, OH

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Marion Star

Town hall meeting to tackle drug issue

A year after residents gathered to discuss the ongoing struggles of drug addiction in the community, a task force hopes to repeat that success with another public forum.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Marion, OH

The Marion Star

Police beat: Medication stolen

Marion Police April 1 THEFTS A woman reported a $500 bag of medical equipment, RCA two-screen portable DVD player and Samsung phone charger stolen in the 400 block of Durfee Drive.

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Related Topix: Prospect, OH

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Marion Star

Community fueled fire chief's 36-year career

Even after 36 years of service, a newly retired fire chief credited the community for his success.

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Related Topix: Waldo, OH, Fire

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Marion Star

Adjustments after 'harsh winter'

County engineer Brad Irons is glad "one of the worst winters" he has seen in Marion has passed, but adjusting his budget after overspending this season remains a top priority.

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Related Topix: Marion, OH

The Marion Star

Police beat: TV, appliances and grill taken on Girard Avenue

Marion Police March 25 ARRESTS A woman was arrested in the 400 block of East Fairground Street on a charge of theft.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Marion Star

Report: County health improving

In the fifth year of the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps study, Marion County sits at its highest point so far.

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Related Topix: Marion, OH, Smoking, Medicine, Health

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