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Lady Lancers Take Southern By Storm


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The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers cruised to a 55-23 win over the Southern Lady Tornadoes Thursday night.  In the first half, the Lady Lancers held a commanding 25-11 lead with their fast pace offense and smothering press defense. There was not much that could stop the Lady Lancers this evening, despite starting the season off… Read More

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CDC Data Show Ohio Valley Still Has Nation’s Highest Overdose Death Rates

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New federal data show the Ohio Valley again led the nation in rates of fatal drug overdoses last year. The data confirm what local officials have reported: Synthetic opioids are fueling the increase. West Virginia had the nation’s highest rate of fatal drug overdoses in 2017 with 57.8 deaths per 100,000 people. Ohio had the second-highest… Read More

Trimble’s Sawyer Koons Named Division VII Defensive Player Of The Year

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Dominance is one of the first words that comes to mind when the 2018 Trimble Tomcats’ defense is mentioned. Nine of their first 12 games resulted in the Tomcat defense shutting out their opponent, including a six-game shutout streak that extended into the playoffs. This dominant group, which concedes on average 5.4 points per game,… Read More

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Report: Number of Ohio’s Uninsured Children Rises For First Time In Years

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A new report from Georgetown University shows the number of kids in the U.S. without health insurance has increased for the first time in more than a decade. Ohio is one of several states with a “statistically significant” increase in the number of uninsured children. The report says 21,000 Ohio kids lost coverage in 2017 compared to… Read More

Opponents Say Pastor Protection Act Extends Opportunities To Discriminate

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A bill that sponsors say ensures religious freedom when it comes to marriage ceremonies is moving through the Ohio Legislature. However opponents are urgently trying to stop the so-called “Pastor Protection Act”, saying it overreaches and creates more opportunities to discriminate. The bill, HB36, says faith leaders do not have to perform a marriage ceremony that goes against their religious… Read More

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Teachers, Others Speak Against Kentucky Graduation Rules

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – More than a dozen people have spoken against new high school graduation requirements in Kentucky. The Kentucky Department of Education held a public hearing Thursday on new high school graduation requirements. The new rules would require students to meet college and career readiness standards and demonstrate minimum competency in math and… Read More

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Schwarzenegger Opposes Fee on Arts Despite Lower Proposal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is opposing a proposed 5 percent fee on arts, sports and entertainment ticket sales in Ohio’s capital city as debate over the proposal continues. Schwarzenegger says the fee will damage business in Columbus. Schwarzenegger says he doesn’t understand taxing sports events and giving the… Read More

Mother Wagner To Appear In Court In Rhoden Killings Case

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WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — The third of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family will be arraigned in the southern Ohio court where her adult sons pleaded not guilty this week. Forty-eight-year-old Angela Wagner was scheduled for arraignment Thursday afternoon in Pike County on charges including aggravated murder. Wagner, her husband… Read More