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Ohio county hit by cyber scammers

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:07pm
Several agencies in a southwest Ohio county have been targeted by cyber scammers who lock people out of their computers' files and demand a ransom.
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Judge suspended on charge of failure to pay income taxes

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:07pm
A central Pennsylvania district judge reinstated following a suspension for dismissing her own parking tickets has been suspended again for what authorities allege was failure to pay income taxes.
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Pay-to-play law not on Harrisburg's radar after scandal

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:35am
Many in scandal-hardened Harrisburg were surprised by the second "pay-to-play" scandal in as many years.
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Ohio patrol uses electronic tickets to cut errors, save time

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:15am
Drivers stopped by Ohio troopers these days are getting printed tickets instead of hand-scribbled carbon copies as the State Highway Patrol expands its use of an electronic citation system.
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Woman pleads in murder-for-hire plot against witnesses

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 11:07am
A woman has pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors said targeted witnesses against her husband in a shooting death at an eastern Pennsylvania social club.
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Targeted patrols help reduce traffic fatalities in 2014

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:59am
The West Virginia State Police is crediting targeted patrols with helping to reduce traffic fatalities during 2014.
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Neighbors Invited to Clear the Air on Fracking This Weekend at WJU

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:17am
Fracking under the Ohio River has become a hot button issue that is causing concern for many across the Ohio Valley.
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Air Force base in Ohio replacing taxiway section at airfield

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:15am
The state's largest military base could spend up to an estimated $10 million to replace a section of taxiway in front of the main air traffic control tower on the southwestern Ohio base.
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Sentencing set for Ohio convicted of civil rights charges

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:03am
A judge has set a sentencing date for an ex-trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol who pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of female motorists by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic...
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Toledo to hold special election in fall after mayor's death

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:59am
Toledo will hold a special election this November following the death of the city's mayor.
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OVAC Cheerleading Competition

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:56am
The 24th annual Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Cheering competition will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 beginning at 10 a.m. at Wesbanco Arena.
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WVa House passes bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:29am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The House of Delegates has passed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.
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Relatives as Parents Program to Launch in the Ohio Valley

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:24am
The House of the Carpenter in Wheeling will launch a new program called Relatives as Parents on February 25.
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Grand Opening of New Training Program at Trinity Sports & Medicine Performance Center

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:51am
The Trinity P3 Performance program's grand opening is Saturday, Feb. 7.
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Event to help W.Va. students apply for college financial aid

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:15am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is offering free workshops to help students complete federal financial aid paperwork.
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Ohio high school teacher gets 5 years for sex with student

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 7:02am
A judge has sentenced a southeastern Ohio high school teacher and coach to five years in prison for having sex with a student.
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Ohio man pleads guilty to charge in fatal heroin overdose

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 6:50am
A southwest Ohio man accused of injecting a fatal dose of heroin into a companion has pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter.
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Drop in inmate phone expenses slices $15 million from budget

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 6:34am
The Ohio prisons agency is losing about $15 million in annual funding as it renegotiates the cost of inmates' phone calls.
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Coroner says Maryland toddler slain after visit died Dec. 31

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 6:18am
A coroner says a Maryland toddler slain after he was brought to Ohio by his mother died Dec. 31 and was bruised in several places.
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Ohio sheriff says he fired 2 deputies over racial texts

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 6:18am
An Ohio sheriff says two white deputies accused of exchanging racially-charged text messages on their personal cellphones have been fired.
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