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Ross County Police Stop Hundreds Of Drivers During Crackdown

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Ross County law enforcement officers say they stopped hundreds of drivers for traffic violations during a police crackdown last week. According to numbers released Wednesday, there were 685 traffic stops and 80 safety belt citations during the traffic enforcement blitz. The initiative was implemented to reduce crash-causing violations, and there were, in fact, no fatalities… Read More

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Guyana Ambassador, Scripps Faculty and Administrators To Celebrate Successful Collaboration

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On Tuesday, May 1, Ohio University and Guyana officials will gather to showcase a partnership between Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and University of Guyana’s Center for Communication Studies. Guyana's ambassador to the United States, Mr. Bayney Karran, Esq., and the director of the University of Guyana’s Center for Communication Studies, Dr. Paloma Mohamed,… Read More

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Veterans Benefits Bill Passes Ohio House

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Ohio veterans may soon have better access to benefits if a bill headed to Ohio Senate passes. The Ohio House of Representatives approved House Bill 490, which would allow county veteran service officers access training and certification to access discharge forms, called DD-214s.        State Representative Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) says this would make… Read More

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Copper Thieves Hit Churches

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Copper pipe thefts at seven southeast Ohio churches over the past week have caused heating and water problems for many of the facilities. Chief Deputy Dave Valkinburg of the Hocking County sheriff's office says the stolen pipe is likely being sold as scrap metal.   At least five churches in the area reported that propane… Read More