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33 min ago | Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro to receive two mobile computers through Homeland Security grant

The city's police department will receive two mobile computer tablets for its police cruisers from a state Homeland Security grant.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

4 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Domestic violence: An near west side of Aurora man was charged with domestic violence July 12 after making threats toward his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Moreland Hills, OH

8 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

In The Portage County Region

Opponents of a $5 vehicle license fee increase in Portage County have come up short in the number of signatures required to put the issue to a referendum vote in November.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Ravenna, OH, Mogadore, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro drive at City Park to be repaired

The city will pay up to $15,500 to repair a drive at City Park that city officials say was damaged by large trucks carrying dirt from The Collection Auto Group's construction site on Route 14. City Council unanimously voted July 14 to approve repairs to the drive between Field No.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Recordpub.com

'Pet'acular to bring furry friends to Family Days

One event at Streetsboro Family Days is making sure that all members of the family can participate -- including man's best friend.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Recordpub.com

More musicians coming to Streetsboro Family Days

Been a Long Time, 4:30 p.m. July 24: Formed six years ago, the band tour Portage County area, playing hits from the '70s, '80s and '90s.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Metal, Anthem, Rock-N-Roll

Recordpub.com

Board of DD to meet Wednesday

The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the board room, at the Dennis M. Coble Administration Building, 2606 Brady Lake Road, Ravenna.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Aurora Advocate

'Put Growth First' co-founder to address Portage TEA Party

The Portage County TEA Party announced that Jack Boyle, co-founder of Ohio based "Put Growth First," will be it's featured speaker at the groups monthly meeting July 23 at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88 just North of Ravenna.

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Related Topix: Ravenna, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Police stop car going 2 m.p.h. on Chillicothe Road: Russell Blotter

When asked if he was having mechanical trouble, the driver said he left a party earlier on his motorcycle and lost his cell phone.

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Related Topix: South Russell, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Recordpub.com

Joseph Thorton found guilty of Windham Township murder

Joseph Thornton has been found guilty of murder in the shooting death of his nephew Jason Canan on Dec. 25, 2013 in Windham Township.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ravenna, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Domestic violence, DUI: An Aurora woman was charged July 6 with domestic violence and driving under the influence after police said she assaulted four family members on Page Road.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Chagrin Falls, OH

Aurora Advocate

In The Region

The Ohio Highway Patrol made 749 arrests for impaired driving and 318 for drug-related charges over the July 4 holiday weekend July 3-6.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Summit County, OH, Cleveland, OH

Thegatewaynews.com

Police Reports

Man charged with receiving stolen property: A 39-year-old Painesville man was charged with receiving stolen property June 20 at 9:52 a.m. on Route 303 after police caught him driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Lakewood.

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Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH

Aurora Advocate

Portage to celebrate in August

What's so special about Portage County? A group of residents who studied that question for months will show you, sponsoring a Portage County Celebration Week in August.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Ravenna, OH

Aurora Advocate

Drug overdoses killing more people than traffic crashes in Portage

Drug overdoses have surpassed fatal traffic crashes as the No. 1 cause of accidental death in Portage County since January 2013, a trend that continued in the first six months of 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Brimfield, OH

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro marijuana grow uncovered, resident arrested

A Streetsboro man is facing felony drug and evidence tampering charges after being arrested July 9 for growing and possessing a large amount of marijuana at his Delaware Trail residence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Streetsboro, OH, Ravenna, OH

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Recordpub.com

Portage Pathways: Ribbons of steel, rubber opened Portage highway

The mayor of Youngstown had to use wire cutters to snip the ribbon. The mayor of Akron probably had an easier time doing the honors 50 years ago when Interstate 80-S opened in southern Portage County.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Ravenna, OH, Kent, OH, Opinion

Recordpub.com

Along the Way: David Dix

Janet and I ran across that fact over the Fourth of July weekend when, while hosting a gathering of some of her family for a picnic, we all decided to amuse ourselves by attempting to answer questions posed in Trivial Pursuit's Baby Boomer edition.

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Related Topix: Mantua, OH, US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Ohio, UFO and Alien, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Herald

Fish Ohio

Bluegill: can be caught along the entire shoreline; however, anglers usually have the best success at the east end of the north shore.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Williams County, OH, Mogadore, OH, Akron, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ohio.com

Ohio to hand out $68 million in casino taxes this month

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Medina County, OH

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