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Man Sentenced in Portsmouth Mortgage Scams


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A Dublin mortgage broker will spend two years in jail for his role in a series of fraudulent home sales in Portsmouth. According to US Attorney Carter Stewart, Andrew Hill, 34, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering in October.   Hill was sentenced in US District Court Monday.   Hill was accused of… Read More

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Southeast Ohio Counties Receive State Appalachian Development Grants

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The Governor's Office of Appalachia announced today that the state will fund projects in 12 Appalachian counties and one project to study tourism with more than $227,000 from State Appalachian Development grants. The grants are designated for projects that will increase job opportunities for residents in the Appalachian region as well as improve the community… Read More

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Ohio Teachers, Social Workers Offered Anti-Bullying Education

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Ohio is stepping up anti-bulling prevention in schools with workshops across the state to train teachers, social workers and other professionals to prevent bullying. Athens City Schools Superintendent Carl Martin says the anti-bullying movement is a national effort.   The workshops, offered around the state through the Ohio Attorney General's office, will educate teachers on… Read More