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17 hrs ago | The Review

Stark NAMI offers free Peer-to-Peer education class

Peer-to-Peer is a free 10-week education program designed to foster learning, healing and empowerment among adults with neurobiological brain disorders .

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Review

Commissioners review 88 applications for Stark facilities manager

The three-member board of Stark County commissioners will begin interviews on Tuesday with seven applicants selected from a total of 88 who seek the Stark County facilities manager position.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Louisville, OH, Deerfield, OH, Minerva, OH, Atwater, OH

The Review

Workforce Investment Act is re-authorized for another 6 years

An important step to modernize the nation's workforce system and ensure that all U.S. workers and businesses have the skills they need to succeed in today's economy has been taken with the recent passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 for the next six years.

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Related Topix: Tuscarawas County, OH, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Canton, OH, New Philadelphia, OH

The Review

Measles outbreak spreads, with 7 cases reported in Stark

The measles outbreak that began in Ohio in March continues to spread. As of June 19, 339 cases were reported statewide, and seven in Stark County.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations, Health, Alliance, OH, North Canton, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Review

Alliance teams up with Stark County, Canton for brownfield remediation funds

Alliance council agreed to participate in a coalition with Canton and Stark County officials that netted another $600,000 for the rehabilitation of brownfields.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Canton, OH, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Missing woman from North Canton found safeUPDATE: Missing...

The City of North Canton has issued a missing adult alert Tuesday evening for a woman in her late 70's UPDATE: Missing woman from North Canton found safe The City of North Canton has issued a missing adult alert Tuesday evening for a woman in her late 70's Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1rBoAqu Police said that, at 8:23 a.m., ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, North Canton, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Review

Alliance looks at changes following township incident

Alliance council members and administrators acknowledged that a Washington Township shooting, although not in the city limits, did hit a little close to home.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Hartville, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Florida Judge is Taking Children from Good Mothers and Placing Them with Abusers

Judge John Phillips of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida is in the process of enforcing an Order in Stark County, Ohio to take my sixteen year old daughter by force, and place her in an extremely dangerous home of an abusive father and step mother, who is also a Guardian Ad Litem in the same Florida court.

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The Review

Weekly roundup: July 14-19

A Washington Township man's encounter turned deadly Saturday night. Harry Campbell of the Stark County coroner's office confirmed that Douglas E. Litman, 50, of 3085 Ridgehill Ave., was pronounced dead at 7:45 a.m. Sunday at Aultman Hospital.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Ohio.com

Motorcycle passenger killed in Stark County crash

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, Magnolia, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Motorcycle passenger killed in Stark County crash

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

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, Magnolia, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History wants to take you outside

If you think that the Cleveland Museum of Natural History is just a place to go and see old bonesa you are gravely mistaken.

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Related Topix: Canal Fulton, OH, Wine, Drink, North Kingsville, OH

The Review

Alliance Job Fair draws 450 people

The competition may still be stiff, but the unemployment rates in the state and in the county continue to drop, according to a report from Monica Gwin of OhioMeansJobs.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Canton, OH, Sebring, OH, Wilson, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Appeal to separate Asian carp-infested water system from Great Lakes fails

Appeal to separate Asian carp-infested water system from Great Lakes fails Ohio and four other Great Lakes states lost their second attempt Tuesday to force the federal government to develop a permanent separation to try to keep Asian carp out of the lakes.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio University, Massillon, OH

The Review

Alliance Police Department reports shed little light on shooting in nearby Washington Township

A check of Alliance dispatch records provided little insight on a Washington Township man's journey between an upstairs bedroom and the basement, where he is believed to have shot himself as law enforcement stood outside.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Review

Job fair to bring hiring companies from five industries to Alliance

Anyone seeking a job or those who feel underemployed won't want to miss the Alliance Job Fair set for noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the AASC .

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Tuscarawas County, OH

The Review

Investigation continues in Washington Township man's shooting death

A representative at the Stark County Coroner's Office did verify that the autopsy on 50-year-old Douglas E. Litman was done Monday afternoon; however, she referred all release of the preliminary findings to Stark County Sheriff George Maier.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Alliance: Domestic violence call ends in suicide

Alliance: Domestic violence call ends in suicide Man fires at police, then shoots self Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1mx9eQQ The Stark County Sheriff's Office and Alliance Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Ridgehill Avenue around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH

The Review

Autopsy scheduled Monday for shootout suspect

A Washington Township man who exchanged gunfire with Alliance and Stark County law enforcement died hours ago at a Canton hospital.

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Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Canton, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Review

Minerva superintendent resigns

Minerva Local Schools Superintendent Joe Chaddock has resigned to accept an "opportunity of a lifetime" as the Stark County superintendent at the Stark County Educational Service Center.

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Related Topix: Minerva, OH

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