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State Rolls Out Ohio Blue Alert Program


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A new state program being tested Friday plans to make law enforcement officers and Ohio residents safer. The Ohio Blue Alert program will alert the public by email with the known details of a suspect who has killed or seriously injured a law enforcement officer and is still on the loose.   Sergeant Virgil Conley… Read More

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Cambridge Man Faces Charges In Foster Father’s Murder

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Guernsey County Prosecutor Daniel Padden says Perry Buco has been indicted for aggravated murder. The announcement Friday says Buco has also been indicted for aggravated robbery, theft and grand theft.   Buco is 21-years-old and from Cambridge.   He's accused of killing 47-year-old Robert Caples of Cambridge in April.   Caples was Buco's foster father.

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Athens Offers Tax Amnesty Program


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The city of Athens is offering a 1 time opportunity for backed taxpayers to catch up without a penalty. Prior to signing a new contract with the Central Collection Agency, Athens is offering late taxpayers a chance to come clean through a tax amnesty program. City tax administrator Tina Timberman says no penalty will be… Read More

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Kasich Signs Texting Ban

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  Ohio has become the 39th state to prohibit texting while driving.   Gov. John Kasich signed a ban Friday on writing, reading and sending texts from behind the wheel. It goes into effect in 90 days.   The measure includes a stricter crackdown on teen drivers' use of electronic devices. Minors would be banned… Read More