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UPDATE: Hancock County Sheriff Says Reports of Identification of Body Found in River Are False

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:45am
Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher on Friday said media reports on the identity of woman's body found in the Ohio River on Wednesday are false, as the victim's family has not been notified and, the identity has not been officially confirmed from the medical examiner's office.
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Ohio Sees Record High Heroin Overdose Deaths

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:31am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis.
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MarkWest Invests $1.5 Billion Into Ohio Valley Shale Field

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:31am
MarkWest has invested nearly $1.5 billion into the Utica Shale Field in the Ohio Valley, and on Thursday, WTRF was granted an exclusive tour of their facility. MarkWest has been processing natural gas
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Future of Switzerland of Ohio Schools Remains Unknown as Deficit Grows

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:30am
Beallsville residents turned out to a local school board meeting on Thursday after rumors persisted about the future of their local high school.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
The private vendor responsible for feeding Ohio prison inmates has been hit by state authorities with $142,000 in damages for failing to meet its contract. Corrections officials say Aramark hasn't staffed 414 positions...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
One of the students critically injured in last week's mass stabbing at a high school in Murrysville has been upgraded to fair condition. Two of three other students still hospitalized remain in critical condition....
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
The private vendor responsible for feeding Ohio prison inmates has been hit by state authorities with $142,000 in damages for failing to meet its contract. Corrections officials say Aramark hasn't staffed 414 positions...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
One of the students critically injured in last week's mass stabbing at a high school in Murrysville has been upgraded to fair condition. Two of three other students still hospitalized remain in critical condition....
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UPDATE: Indictments Handed Down in Cadiz Murder, Rumors Laid to Rest

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
A grand jury has handed down indictments for Matthew Dowdle and Eve Kelley, accused of murdering 45-year-old Joseph Struthers in Cadiz earlier this month.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
The private vendor responsible for feeding Ohio prison inmates has been hit by state authorities with $142,000 in damages for failing to meet its contract. Corrections officials say Aramark hasn't staffed 414 positions...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:29am
One of the students critically injured in last week's mass stabbing at a high school in Murrysville has been upgraded to fair condition. Two of three other students still hospitalized remain in critical condition....
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Attorney: Man Arrested in Wheeling and Wanted in Virginia Murders Is Being Held Illegally

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:27am
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.    Wheeling police arrested Charles Severance on
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Attorney: Man Arrested in Wheeling and Wanted in Virginia Murders Is Being Held Illegally

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:27am
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.    Wheeling police arrested Charles Severance on
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More Than 6,000 Acres Around Piedmont Lake Leased for Gas Drilling

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:26am
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District on Friday moved to approve the lease of more than 6,000 acres around Piedmont Lake for natural gas drilling.
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Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:21am
A private food vendor says it's committed to fixing problems with its contract feeding thousands of Ohio prison inmates.
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Philly chocolate store says tax issue resolved

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:05am
A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:53am
A student who was critically injured in a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:53am
A student who was critically injured in a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition.
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UPDATE: Belmont County Man Accused of Raping Two Boys Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:42am
A man accused of raping two boys over 19 years ago pleaded guilty to one count of sexual battery and two counts of gross sexual imposition on Thursday.
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Organic farmer can keep land after marijuana raid

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:37am
An Ohio judge is allowing an organic farmer to keep his 5-acre property despite the discovery that he was growing hundreds of marijuana plants.
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