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AAA forecasts more Labor Day travel by Ohioans

August 29, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Auto club AAA says travel nationally and by Ohioans is expected to increase slightly this year during the five-day Labor Day period as consumer spending continues to rise. more »»

Money manager gets 15 years in Ohio fraud case

August 29, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio money manager accused of bilking 141 investors in a Ponzi scheme fraud has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $34.5 million in restitution. more »»

Ohio school chief unhappy with district's progress

August 29, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top education official tells a newspaper that he's unhappy with the progress of improvements in Youngstown's beleaguered city school. more »»

Ohio student accused of shooting classmate

August 29, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 14-year-old student shot a 15-year-old classmate in the groin over a dispute at school.

Police spokeswoman Lt. more »»

Ohio landlord orders removal of American flag

August 29, 2014

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — A company that manages some central Ohio townhouses has gotten some heat after ordering an 86-year-old tenant to remove an American flag from in front of her uni. more »»

Vigil planned for Ohio plane crash victims

August 29, 2014

WILLOUGBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — The flight club that rented the plane that crashed after takeoff this week plans a candlelight vigil for the four college students who died. more »»

Put-in-Bay bar manager denies rape charge

August 29, 2014

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The manager of a popular bar in the Lake Erie island resort community of Put-in-Bay has pleaded not guilty to raping a woman after a night of drinking. more »»

Elderly man killed in Ohio mower accident

August 29, 2014

ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say an 82-year-old man was killed when the lawnmower he was riding tumbled down an embankment and landed on top of him. more »»

Fired OSU band director will be issue at meeting

August 29, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director say they plan to show up in force for a meeting of the university trustee. more »»

Ohio to mail voters absentee ballot application

August 29, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief says applications for absentee ballots will be mailed Friday to all registered voters in the state. more »»

Rangers find body in river at Ohio park

August 29, 2014

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two park rangers searching for a missing Ohio woman at Cuyahoga Valley National Park have found a body in the river.

The body was found around 6 p.. more »»

Family encouraged by meeting on Wal-Mart shooting

August 28, 2014

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart say they were encouraged by their meeting with a federal prosecutor about the... more »»

Court overturns suspension of W.Va. doc's license

August 28, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge reinstated a doctor's license Thursday, a month after it was suspended when health officials accused his clinic of unsanitary conditions and reusing needles. more »»

Toledo zoo welcomes 100-year-old tortoise

August 28, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The newest resident of the Toledo Zoo is a 100-year-old dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise that weighs in at 440 pounds. more »»

Ohio prisons worker receives national award

August 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national prisons organization has given an inaugural managing award to a long-time Ohio corrections official. more »»

Feds want Ohio ex-deputy treasurer sentenced

August 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Ohio deputy treasurer facing 15 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy in the U.S. more »»

Ohio justice pushes annual pay raises for judges

August 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is promoting annual cost-of-living increases for judges as a way of keeping judges on the bench and making the profession... more »»

A&F's shares tumble as teens turn elsewhere

August 28, 2014

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded.

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. more »»

Dayton officer can't be sued for discrimination

August 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a Dayton police officer can't be sued individually as part of a sex discrimination case. more »»

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

August 28, 2014

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A scientific paper released Thursday says the bait fish trade represents a serious threat for spreading invasive species in the Great Lakes area. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting September 3, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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