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January 12, 2004 - 10:21pm
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At the City Council meeting tonight an ordinance passed allowing city officials to purchase new water meters that will eliminate the room for human error.

The city will be converting to a radio read unit which will be much more efficient. Crews will be able to simply drive by an area and pick up the meter reading from their vehicle.

Mike Sims the public service director says the accuracy of these radio read heads are far more accurate than the existing meters, so...
January 12, 2004 - 6:30pm
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Attention all Morgan, Perry and Muskingum County residents, it’s not too late to make a donation to the United Way.

It looks like this year’s campaign will not meet the projected goal of $1,075,000, which will in turn affect all the agencies supported by the United Way.

Keely Warden, Executive Director for the United Way says they are many reasons this year’s campaign has suffered, but blames a large part of it on the economy.

If you would like to make a...
January 12, 2004 - 5:23pm
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With it being almost 2 weeks into the New Year, the Muskingum County Commissioners are excited about its suggested projects from 2004.

Water and Sewer projects are just a couple of their main concerns.

Another project the commissioners are hoping to begin is considering the Maysville building for Children at Avondale.

The commissioners say they also hope to create jobs for this area.
January 12, 2004 - 5:20pm
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People with a sweet tooth love this time of year. And so do girl scouts. It is their annual cookie sale and this year they have two new flavors.

Director of Communications for girl scouts, Megan Crowthers says the sale is not a fundraiser, it teaches the girls life- long lessons about decision making, money management, and delivering on a promise.

The money from the sale helps girls with program opportunities and service projects.

Crowthers says being on a...
January 12, 2004 - 5:02pm
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Ohio concealed weapons bill has been signed and in less than 90 days it becomes a law.

Chief bill sponsor state representative, Jim Aslanides says as the bill stands now it could become a law, but there is a possibility the bill could change.

Before getting a permit people must go through 12 hours of training, 2 hours of range shooting training, a written exam, and a background check.

Training will be provided by either a National Rifle Association Firearm...
January 12, 2004 - 6:15am
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The Granville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened over the weekend in Licking County.

Troopers say one vehicle crashed Sunday morning on Foundation Road in Hartford Township.

The victim in the crash is identified as 48-year-old Dayle Frazier of Croton Ohio. Frazier was pronounced dead at the scene by the Licking County Coroner.

Preliminary investigations revealed that Frazier’s vehicle was traveling west on Foundation Road and went...
January 11, 2004 - 8:37pm
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Good news for the citizens of Newton and Harrison Townships.

Every Sunday running through the end of April, the Emergency Medical Services offers training classes for the much-needed volunteer EMT’s.

The trainees learn CPR, oxygen, and how to operate a defibulater heart machine.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician call the Harrison Squad House at 740-674-4311.
January 11, 2004 - 6:03pm
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If your eyes are bigger then your stomach, then the cub scouts of Duncan Falls have a real treat for you.

The project is a father son cake bake and no mom’s are allowed to help.

The annual cake bake is an auction that helps the scouts raise money.

Prizes are given away to cakes that fit into certain categories.

All cakes are made with real mixes and icings.

Everything must be edible- even the decorations.

The cake bake is one...
January 11, 2004 - 5:56pm
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The Zanesville Art Center has an exhibit of Zanesville native Vici Taylor.

While Taylor herself could not attend the exhibit due to illness, her daughter was there to speak on her behalf.

She says, “I know that she puts her whole heart and sole into it. She just has a great personality and people that know my mother buy her paintings over and over because of her personality and her heart in it.”

Taylor features a lot of Zanesville landmarks and paints...
January 10, 2004 - 6:59pm
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Attention sun worshipers!

Still addicted to traditional tanning beds? Save your skin!

Finally, a healthier safe alternative to getting that golden glow without the harmful effects of U-V rays.

The active ingredient is called DHA. It’s a water based compound that reacts with proteins in the top layer of the skin producing a natural looking tan.

Owners of Tropical Illusions Airbrush Tanning, Melissa Fliger and Jennifer Baugess
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