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August 27, 2002 - 6:15am
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Transportation officials convened at the Muskingum County Commissioner's meeting Monday, to discuss the possibility of funding a new program designed to facilitate economic resolve. Z-Bus officials presented a plan to develop a new bus route that would better connect workers to the newly developing east side of Zanesville. Many, local community agencies are backing the idea. The twenty-one mile route will run three times a day, past forty Zanesville businesses. Z-Bus representatives say they...
August 26, 2002 - 9:58pm
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The Greenwood Revitalization Project is well underway, but Monday night at the City Council meeting one Greenwood resident voiced concerns about the plan. Up for Council's discussion was the acquisition and necessary demolition of property for the project to proceed. Council opted for a second reading of the issue...when Greenwood resident Jacob Hempfling approached Council with concerns. Mr. Hempfling feels that to improve the area, raising the City's housing standards is a better approach...
August 26, 2002 - 3:16pm
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The Ohio Department of Natural resources says its busted up a boat theft ring with a Zanesville connection. O-D-N-R reports that six people including three family members from Zanesville were indicted by a Franklin county grand jury in a multi-state boat theft investigation that started in April of 2001. Indicted on felony counts of receiving stolen property and obstructing justice are 51-year-old Donald Krouskoupf and his wife 42-year-old Stacey Krouskoupf, both of Zanesville. They are...
August 26, 2002 - 1:58pm
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A part of history will return to Zanesville this week. The B-17 Flying Fortress will land at Zanesville municipal airport this Friday. The aircraft flew daylight bombing raids over Europe in World War II. The flying fortress lived up to its name by being able to sustain considerable damage and still bring its crew home. The B-17 won't be the only aircraft on display, you will also get to see Germany's primary bomber..the HE-111. The planes arrive Friday around 12 noon and will stay on...
August 26, 2002 - 1:00pm
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A change in estate tax laws is putting a big hurt on many of Ohio's local governments. It was a move that was made to allow heirs to keep more money from the estate, but it also cost the state and local governments 60 million dollars last year. That's expected to rise to 140 million dollars this year as the law is fully implemented. That's well below the 400 million dollars the tax raised in the last year of the old law. The republican controlled legislature changed the law two years ago...
August 25, 2002 - 7:11pm
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Sports fanatics got their fill of athletic memorabilia this weekend during the All-Sports Collectables Show at the Colony Square Mall. Dealers from across the state and surrounding states participated in the sporting fun. While the power outage Saturday afternoon did shut the mall down for a few hours, dealers resumed their buying and selling without hesitation. Items sold at the show ranged from baseball cards to figures to beanie babies...anything a sports fan could want for their favorite...
August 25, 2002 - 6:17pm
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According to Cambridge Police reports, Butch Bradford made the complaint that 67-year-old Richard Ford had threatened him with a shotgun. SWAT team members arrived at Ford's home at approximately 10:15 a.m. and left at 3:00 p.m. after Ford emerged from his home with a wooden stick. No shots were fired, although Ford did run from authorities after coming out of his home. Ford was taken into custody and arrested on three charges: disorderly conduct, menacing conduct, and obstructing official...
August 25, 2002 - 6:13pm
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This weekend Buckeye Lake looked like a blast from the past as antique and classic boats harbored for the 23rd annual regatta. Boats dating anywhere from the turn of the century to the 1970's were on display. A total of 47 awards were given out Saturday night.
August 25, 2002 - 6:07pm
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The sounds of sweet music were heard Sunday afternoon at the St. James Episcopal Church in Downtown Zanesville. The Zanesville Chamber Players, which consists of professional musicians and students, performed numerous selections to the community. According to director and founder Mark Haven, the group was formed in June and has been practicing since July. Sunday was the second concert performed by the group. It will be their last of the year, but it is just the beginning of a vibrant music...
August 24, 2002 - 10:42pm
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A large water main break Saturday night in South Zanesville is caused problems for many residents and businesses in that area. Shortly after 6:00 p.m. water began spewing out of the side walk on Maysville Pike right outside of Advanced Auto. Maintenance crews said an 8-inch water main ruptured, causing businesses and some customers to be completely without water. A hole will have to be cut into the ground so crews can evalutae the damage and begin rectifying the problem. Workers also said...
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