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Registration Fee Waived for Kids to Attend 'Camp Catch Your Breath' for Free

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:14pm
The 25th annual Camp Catch Your Breath put on by OVMC is scheduled for next month. 
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Budget Tweak Eliminates Union Rights for Child-Care Workers

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:04pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Independent child-care providers under contract with the state could not unionize under a change Republican senators in Ohio have made to the proposed state budget.The revision added Wednesday to the spending plan would make permanent an order from Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) that already nixed the collective bargaining rights of those workers.Minority Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee had sought to restore those union rights in a budget amendment. But...
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Attorney: Delay likely in teen's hearing on mother's slaying

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:36pm
A defense attorney says there will likely be a delay in a hearing on whether a teenage girl should be tried as an adult on charges of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed.
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Woman who dropped son into zoo cheetah pit gets probation

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:22pm
A woman who dropped her toddler into a Cleveland zoo's cheetah pit has been sentenced to a year of probation that includes counseling and parenting classes.
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Proposed Legislation Would Expand Concealed Weapons in Ohio

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:12pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An expanded version of Ohio's concealed weapons law would allow guns in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft.
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Man accused of strangling girlfriend calls death 'tragic'

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:00pm
An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of strangling his girlfriend with a television set electrical cord calls her death "tragic" but unplanned.
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Pennsylvania looks to correct school funding disparities

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:00pm
Pennsylvania school districts whose communities are similar economically are supposed to receive about the same amount of money per student from the state.
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Pet of the Week: Winnie

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:48pm
The Jefferson County Animal Shelter brought a four-legged friend for Pet of the Week.
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Wolf, lawmakers meet over budget, 2 weeks before deadline

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:48pm
Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders continue to talk about Pennsylvania's unfinished budget with two weeks left before the state's new fiscal year begins.
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Ohio Senate Panel Weighs Online Voter Registration Bill

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:34pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Backers of a bill that would let Ohioans register to vote online are telling a legislative panel that it would allow for more accurate voter rolls in the swing state.The bill would direct Ohio's elections chief to create a secure, online registration process for voters. Applicants would need to provide an Ohio driver's license or state ID card number. Currently, Ohio voters can update their addresses online.Karla Herron with the Ohio Association of Elections Officials to...
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Dalai Lama to receive Liberty Medal for human rights work

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:40pm
The Dalai Lama will be honored with Philadelphia's Liberty Medal for his efforts to promote compassion and human rights around the globe.
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Woman found slain in Philadelphia home; boyfriend sought

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:28pm
Authorities are searching for a man in the death of his girlfriend in a north Philadelphia home.
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Bond Set at $2 Million for Steubenville Man Charged with Aggravated Murder

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:21pm
The bond has been set at $2 million for the man accused of shooting and killing two men at the Jefferson Sportman's Club this past weekend.
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County's former jail health service agrees to $2M settlement

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:16pm
The insurer for a western Pennsylvania jail's former health care provider has agreed to a $2 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of an inmate who died in 2012.
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Former Pennsylvania lawmaker Veon to be released from prison

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:12pm
A former high-ranking Pennsylvania lawmaker who was convicted of public corruption will be released from state prison this week.
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Wheeling Police Witnessed Drug Deal, 2 Men Arrested

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:10pm
Two men are in jail after officers witnessed them in an drug deal.
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Report: West Virginia has top rate of drug overdose deaths

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 11:44am
A report on injury prevention says West Virginia has by far the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation.
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Local Crimes Could be Costly for Tax Payers

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 11:34am
Crimes of any nature are never taken lightly by the police in the Ohio Valley, and when those crimes involve guns or any other lethal weapons they must act with the utmost tact.
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