NEWS


Romanian lawmakers scrap decree that eased graft penalties

Romanian lawmakers scrap decree that eased graft penalties

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s parliament has endorsed a government order to scrap a decree that would have diluted the fight against...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pretty for Prom again planned in Galena

Pretty For Prom is in its sixth year.The Journey Fellowship Church, located at 70 N. Walnut St. in Galena, offers high school girls the opportunity to...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Barron Prize nominations accepted

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America.Establis...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Galena man given community control for trespassing

Galena man given community control for trespassing

A Galena man was sentenced to three years of community control after he pleaded guilty to illegally entering a Sunbury woman’s home in October.V...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Student slaying suspect held without bond

Student slaying suspect held without bond

COLUMBUS — A registered sex offender suspected in the slaying and alleged rape of an Ohio State University student is being held without bond.A ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Contractors working on judicial building

Contractors working on judicial building

The construction of the new judicial building had quickly moved forward over several months. But this winter’s weather has not been as cooperati...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Jackets beat Pens in OT
Ohio USHWA’s 2016 Awards

Ohio USHWA’s 2016 Awards

The Ohio Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association handed out its annual awards at the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association banque...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Coughlin Jr. reaches quarterfinals

Coughlin Jr. reaches quarterfinals

Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. lost a close second-round battle with four-time Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson Sunday at Auto Club Rac...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Day no longer #1 after W. Coast Swing

Day no longer #1 after W. Coast Swing

LOS ANGELES — The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one.“The Masters canR...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Big Walnut Varsity Sports roundup

Big Walnut Varsity Sports roundup

2016-2017 Season remaining gamesOHSAA – Division 1 – Ohio Capital Conference - Golden Eagles – Red & GoldAngie Pollock, Superint...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


5 charged in ginseng case

5 charged in ginseng case

ATHENS – Five individuals were recently charged with ginseng related violations in Muskingum County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Layup for Lawhun

Layup for Lawhun

Big Walnut sophomore guard Brody Lawhun (3) goes in for a layup between Groveport Madison’s Robert Taylor (32) and Teron Pittman (3) during Frid...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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NEWS BRIEFS
Ohio Bill Seeks Safety Limits on Number of Patients Assigned to RNsProposed Law Would Also Set Whistleblower Protection for Nurses

Ohio Bill Seeks Safety Limits on Number of Patients Assigned to RNsProposed Law Would Also Set Whistleblower Protection for Nurses

On Feb. 14, registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee-Ohio/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) and elected officials will gather at th...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Study: Road rage is common

Study: Road rage is common

COLUMBUS – Nearly eight out of 10 U.S. drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past y...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Five Scams Against Senior Citizens

Five Scams Against Senior Citizens

More than 35,000 people have reported scams to BBB Scam Tracker since it was launched in 2015. Analysis shows that the top five scams that target seni...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Nurses can persuade patients to quit smoking

Nurses can persuade patients to quit smoking

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her way home ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the habit

Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the habit

COLUMBUS – A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Ohio Becomes 33rd State to Adopt Right To Try Law for Terminally Ill

Ohio Becomes 33rd State to Adopt Right To Try Law for Terminally Ill

Columbus — A law to give terminally ill patients access to medicines that have passed Phase 1 of the FDA approval process but are not yet on pha...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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