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  1. Nearly 1,000 Ohioans hospitalized with flu so far; second teen diesRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Cleveland.com

    ... The cause of death was complications from the flu, pneumonia and a blood staph infection, according to Licking County Health Commissioner Joe Ebel. During the week of Dec. 7-13, 529 people in Ohio were hospitalized with the flu, 220 of them in ...

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  2. Ohioan Named 2014 Beck's Young Farm Leader Of The YearRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Farm Leaders included: Matt Aultman of Darke County, Andy Wentling of Stark County and Andrew Hollenback of Licking County. "Beck's Hybrids congratulates Ryan for his selection as the Beck's Young Farm Leader for 2014," said Bruce Kettler, director ...

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  3. Funding to speed up road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... ished in 2016. The plan also provides $21.3 million for a new interchange at Rt. 16 and Cherry Valley Road in Licking County. The council approves spending on projects that cost more than $12 million. @RickRouan @Crawlumbus

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  4. Licking County man sentenced to 4 years in toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A man will spend four years in prison after being sentenced today in Licking County for the death of a 2-year-old girl. David D. Hall Jr., 25, was arrested for the October 2013 death of Jocelyn Runyons, 2, the daughter of Hall's then-girlfriend, while in his care in Utica.

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  5. Ohio man arrested for mutilating and killing Otis, the family pugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... twisted mutilation of the family dog at a home where he had been staying. He is currently being held in the Licking County Jail. On Wednesday, a panicky 911 call came into the police station from Melissa Lanter who found the tongue of her ... 1 comment

  6. Teen accused of killing, mutilating family's pugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Reflector

    ... have been located, with parts found both inside the house and outside. Paynter is being held in the Licking County jail on a charge of cruelty to animals, a second degree misdemeanor. A man who answered the door at the home where the dog was killed ...

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  7. Man arrested for mutilating family's pug as police find its tongue, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... dog's tongue, and my dog is gone. And he had blood all over his face. Paynter was being held yesterday in the Licking County jail on a charge of cruelty to animals, a second-degree misdemeanor, The Columbus Dispatch reports . Scene: Officers in ...

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  8. Top 5 Stories to Start Your DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Whiznews.com

    ... Robert Long, said no injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation. LICKING COUNTY, OH (WHIZ)-Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home ...

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  9. Flu outbreak forces Central Ohio School to Close for the rest of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    The Groveport Community School is closed for the rest of this week because of a widespread outbreak of the Flu Virus. School officials say the school will be closed for the next two days to clean the building.

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  10. Keener, RuthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newark Advocate

    ... in Newton Township, Ohio to the late Ray Edwin and Edna Irene (Lingafelter) Billman. A lifelong resident of Licking County, Ruth was a 1958 graduate of Homer High School. She retired from Newton Elementary School where she had been a cook. In her ...

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  11. Spreading Flu Virus Forces Central Ohio School To Cancel ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBNS

    They didn't have the numbers on exactly how many children were out sick, but they did say that it is a significant number. In Franklin county, there are 79 people hospitalized because of the flu.

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  12. Reward Offered for Information in Newark Gun TheftRead the original story

    Yesterday | Whiznews.com

    The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home burglary in Newark in which a number of guns were reported stolen. The Newark Police Department reports between Nov. 15-16 suspect entered the home located in the first block of S. 27th St. and stole ten guns including a Calico Liberty 9mm with 5 clips and a HiPoint 9mm with scope and 6 clips.

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  13. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    ... AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over find employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and ...

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  14. McGrady announces mayoral run after council tiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This Week Community News

    ... "I'd like to be considered for retainment because it is my understanding the representative should reside in Licking County." Skinner said he thought his knowledge as an attorney would be helpful to the fire board, since it is dealing with pending ...

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  15. Man accused of killing, mutilating Newark family's pugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... de. "In 30 years, I've never had a call like this," said Davis. "It's gruesome." Paynter is being held in the Licking County jail on a charge of cruelty to animals, a second degree misdemeanor.

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  16. Environmentalists find serious flaws in Ohio's oversight of fracking wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Columbus Dispatch

    An environmental advocacy group conducted a pretty thorough audit of Ohio's Class II injection wells - the places where fracking wastewater usually ends up here - and found a bunch of problems, according to the audit, which was released today. Ohio Citizen Action and Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund say that the two governmental agencies that oversee the wells share blame for inadequate oversight, inconsistent inspections, non-enforcement and "even disdain and disrespect of citizens attempting to get answers about oil and gas injection wells in their communities."

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  17. Ohio officer who ran down suspect clearedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WTOV9

    A central Ohio prosecutor says a police officer who ran down a suspect with an SUV after another officer was shot did not nothing wrong. Licking County Prosecutor Ken Oswalt said Monday that he found no evidence of wrongdoing by the Newark police in the November incident, and he won't take the case to a grand jury.

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  18. MORPC proposes new projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Madison Press

    The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission announced the availability of a proposed list of new transportation projects to receive over $59 million in federal funds from State Fiscal Years 2016 to 2021. MORPC is seeking public comment on the proposed projects through Jan. 5. Every two years, MORPC solicits projects to receive federal transportation funding in the MORPC transportation planning area - Franklin and Delaware counties, the City of Pataskala and Etna Township in Licking County, and the City of Pickerington, the villages of Carroll and Lithopolis, and Bloom and Violet townships in Fairfield County.

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  19. Licking County prosecutor: No grand jury in case of cop running over suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Licking County Prosecutor Ken Oswalt said he found no evidence of police wrongdoing in November when a Newark police officer was injured from a gunshot and the suspected shooter left in critical condition after being run over by another officer. Oswalt said in a news release today that after reviewing the evidence and interviewing the participants, he found no reason to present his findings to a grand jury.

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  20. Pataskala: Recent thefts involved items inside two vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | This Week Community News

    ... report. The juvenile's parent arrived and took control of the dogs. The incident was turned over to the Licking County Dog Warden for investigation, the report said. * Police cited an 18-year-old man for possession of drugs at 10:27 p.m. Dec. 4 ...

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