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Boerger is outstanding player in Division IV tournament

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 1:46pm
Fort Loramie's Jessica Boerger scored 25 points and had seven rebounds in the title game to be named the outstanding player on the Associated Press Division IV all-tournament team.
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Bellaire Repair Work Will Shut Off Water Service Temporarily

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 1:33pm
Water service for some residents of Bellaire will be temporarily shut off Sunday morning. 
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W.Va. indigent burial fund runs out of money

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 1:02pm
West Virginia's indigent burial fund is broke.
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Fort Loramie beats Waterford, 55-48, for Division IV title

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:57pm
Jessica Boerger and Kelly Turner combined for 40 points to lead Fort Loramie to a 55-48 win over Waterford to win its second Division IV girls state title.
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Museum says mummy was Peruvian girl who lived centuries ago

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:41pm
Museum officials in Ohio say medical scans of mummified remains show they are those of a girl who lived more than 500 years ago in Peru.
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Ohio cheesemaker's Swiss wheel wins national cheese contest

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:41pm
An Ohio cheesemaker won the United States Championship Cheese with a 200-pound Swiss wheel.
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Appeals court upholds new trial in firefighters' 1995 deaths

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:14pm
An appeals court has upheld a western Pennsylvania judge's decision to grant a new trial to a man in the deaths of three Pittsburgh firefighters two decades ago.
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Judge rejects bid to toss statements in father, son slayings

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:06pm
A judge has ruled that prosecutors may use statements a man and woman made to police following the murders of a father and son in their northeastern Pennsylvania home almost a year ago.
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Proposed 75 mph speed limit would move Ohio to the fast lane

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:05pm
Ohio's potential move to a 75 mph speed limit would put it in the fast lane among states in the eastern U.S.
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Ohio college baseball players a big hit as school tutors

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:41am
Baseball players for Ohio Dominican College have been big hits as tutors for elementary school students in a suburban Columbus district.
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Shadyside Meth Lab Discovered 1000 Feet from Shadyside School Property

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:33am
The Shadyside Police Department responded to a report of someone cooking meth in a trailer Friday.
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Ex-Toledo, Ohio, mayor, state lawmaker Jack Ford dies

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:21am
Toledo Democrat Jack Ford, a councilman and former mayor and state lawmaker known for encouraging political newcomers in whom he saw potential, has died. He was 67.
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Rep. Murtha's memory honored with namesake ship

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:17am
The memory of a longtime Pennsylvania congressman is being honored on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the christening of a 25,000-ton ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding.
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Wheeling Central and Magnolia Square Off for State Title

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:04am
Wheeling Central and Magnolia boys' basketball teams are set to square off Saturday at noon for the Class A State Championship at the Charleston Civic Center.
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10-number dialing starts for calls in Ohio's 740 area code

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:52am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Callers in central and southeast Ohio's 740 area code are beginning to need 10 numbers to make local calls as preparations are made for the addition of a new 220 area code in about a month.
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GOP lawmakers chafe at Wolf's plan to award school tax cuts

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:49am
Raising taxes promises to be a battle among Pennsylvania state lawmakers facing Gov. Tom Wolf's call to correct a persistent budget deficit and school funding system riven by disparities between the rich and the poor....
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10 African painted dog pups at Cincinnati Zoo now have names

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:45am
Ten African painted dog pups at the Cincinnati Zoo have names.
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Report: Ohio counties had delays getting records online

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:41am
A central Ohio TV news investigation finds says that some counties have fallen behind in getting criminal records entered into the state's computer.
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Companies tap into Vermont's large maple potential

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:21am
Producing maple syrup has traditionally been a side business for generations of farmers in Vermont, which is the country's top maple syrup producer.
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Man critically burned after cigarette lighter malfunction

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:17am
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a homeless man was critically injured after his cigarette lighter reportedly exploded and set him on fire in Pittsburgh.
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