July 23, 2016

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Ohio could get $45 million to fight opioid abuse

The White House held a conference call Tuesday afternoon on the importance of Congress approving President Barack Obama’s request for more than $1 billion in funding to fight the nationwide opioid drug epidemic. During the call it was revealed Ohio could be eligible for up to $45 million over two years beginning next year, expanding Read More…

Council fires Brunswick city manager

Brunswick City Manager Anthony Bales was terminated from his position for undisclosed performance reasons following an executive session of a committee-of-the-whole meeting on Monday. Police Chief Carl DeForest was named acting manager. City Council unanimously voted to end Bales’ contract, effective Aug. 11, placing him on a three-day, paid administrative leave, according to a city Read More…

Ohio BMV starts accepting credit cards for driver fees

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles says its deputy registrars will soon accept credit cards as payment, after years of people requesting that as an option. By Friday, Ohioans at any of the 190 deputy registrar sites should be able to use credit cards for driver’s license and vehicle registration renewals and other Read More…

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One Dead in Guilford Township Crash

An 18-year-old Cambridge woman was killed in an early morning car crash on Acme Road in Guilford Township, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Anastasia Taylor, 18, of Cambridge, was in the back seat of a 2013 Chevy Malibu driven by Rittman resident Douglas Peregoy, 19, south on Acme Road. At about 5:30 a.m., Peregoy Read More…

300 parishioners assist community

Shalyn Ohnhaus, 8, paused to wipe her forehead. She didn’t stop long, though, before she plunged in for another scoop from the large mulch pile at Camp Paradise, the Montville Township camp for disabled adults. It was hot and grubby work for the St. Francis Xavier School second-grader. But she and her 6-year-old sister, Sereniti, Read More…

Confessed killer pleads guilty to other charges

LaReece KeSean “Wally” Woods’ defense attorney said his client is willing to accept all the consequences of his “unimaginable crimes.” Akron attorney Adam VanHo said Woods pleaded guilty to all the charges against him, including the Jan. 7 murder of his estranged wife, to get on with his life and start his prison sentence. “This Read More…

Miniature version of Vietnam Wall comes to Medina High School

A reported 58,479 soldiers died in the Vietnam War. All were represented on the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall that has arrived at Medina High School. Ron Ross, a retired Medina police sergeant and a member of the Board of Education of the Medina City Schools, finished his 120-mile run from the Ohio Statehouse back home Read More…

Cleveland, ACLU reach settlement in rules over RNC protests

CLEVELAND — A federal judge says Cleveland and a civil rights organization have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the city’s rules governing protests and marches during the upcoming Republican National Convention. A judge on Thursday had ruled the city’s protest regulations would unconstitutionally infringe on people’s right to freedom of expression. He ordered Read More…

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10 things to know, Friday, June 24

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. British politics in chaos as UK votes to exit EU The vote to leave the European Union, after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, shatters the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago Read More…

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Britain votes to leave European Union in shocking, unprecedented move

LONDON — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the government Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III. The decision launches a yearslong process to renegotiate trade, business and political Read More…

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