Rep. Johnson touts need for energy independence

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CADIZ — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson made a stop in Cadiz Friday morning as he hosted a tour of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Mine Safety Training Center alongside other members of the Congressional Western Caucus. Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, and U.S. Rep. Mariannette ...

Wall Street nears bear market at the end of a bruising week


NEW YORK (AP) — Another fall for stocks on Friday has the S&P 500 flirting with a 20% drop from its peak set early this year, putting it within the grasp of what Wall Street calls a bear market. The index that’s at the heart of most workers’ 401(k) accounts was down 0.4% for the day ...

Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter Aimee escapes Hollywood studio fire


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter Aimee and her producer escaped a Hollywood recording studio fire that killed another person, her mother said. The fire erupted late Thursday afternoon in a two-story commercial building, and it took 78 firefighters more than 50 minutes to ...

Cadiz honors 100-year-old resident


CADIZ —The village recognized one of its oldest living residents who turned 100-years-young last weekend. Cadiz Village Council read a proclamation during Thursday’s meeting in celebration of Jim Talbott’s 100th birthday. Mayor John Migliore said Talbott is a “remarkable man” who ...

Belmont College student named All-Ohio Academic Team member


ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Each year Belmont College President Paul Gasparro nominates exceptional students to the All-Ohio Academic Team, this year choosing Alexa Marley for the honor. Marley, from Lewisville, is a double major in mental health and associate of science and is also earning a ...

MWCD negotiates oil and gas lease with Encino


NEW PHILADELPHIA — The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District has completed negotiations for an oil and gas lease for Utica Shale development for nearly 7,300 acres, the largest land lease to date on MWCD property, at Tappan Lake in Harrison County. The lease agreement with Encino Energy ...