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April 25, 2003 - 1:41pm
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If you’re heading to Washington D-C soon, you’re in luck. Public tours of the U-S Capitol are resuming effective today. Ohio Congressman Bob Ney is chairman of the House Administration Committee, which oversees the tours and capitol security. Ney says with the war in Iraq winding down and a lowered threat level in place for Washington, security officials at the Capitol will be able to handle additional visitors. All tours, expect those led by Congressional staff members, had been shut down...
April 25, 2003 - 1:27pm
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An area man who caused nearly 100-thousand dollars in damage to a Licking County school in February has been ordered to spend ten days in jail and write a letter of apology to the school board. 41-year-old Todd Ross told a judge that he has a drug and alcohol problem. Ross could have gone to prison for more than three years for breaking 131 windows at Granville Intermediate School. The judge has ordered him to pay the district nearly 100-thousand dollars and perform 100 hours of community...
April 25, 2003 - 9:21am
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The goal for the Carr Center Cake Auction each year is to make people more aware of the programs the Alfred S. Carr Center offers to the community. Not only does the Carr Center offer daily programs for disabled residents of Muskingum County, the organization also has a scholarship program for students seeking higher education. Executive director for the Carr Center, Sonja Mawhorter says "The Memorial Scholarship awards one high school senior a one-thousand dollar scholarship for college or...
April 24, 2003 - 6:20pm
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Senator Mike Dewine says mail sent from his office will now be used to help find missing children. Dewine plans to use new envelopes that will include descriptions and pictures of Ohio children who are missing. Each batch of new envelopes will contain information on a different missing child. Congressman Ted Strickland, a Democrat from eastern ohio, is already using envelopes with information on missing children. Strickland got the idea from representative Nick Lampson, a Democrat from...
April 24, 2003 - 6:16pm
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There was a handshake and a brief exchange of words Thursday afternoon between President George W. Bush and Ohio Senator George Voinovich. This was during the President’s quick stop in Dayton on his way to Lima. Voinovich was on the Tarmac when Air Force One arrived at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as part of the President’s trip to Dayton.
April 24, 2003 - 6:05pm
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The goal for the Carr Center Cake Auction each year is to make people more aware of the programs the Alfred S. Carr Center offers to the community. Not only does the Carr Center offer daily programs for disabled residents of Muskingum County, the organization also has a scholarship program for students seeking higher education. Executive director of the Carr Center, Sonya Mawhorter says the Memorial Scholarship awards one high school senior a one-thousand dolloar scholarship for college or...
April 24, 2003 - 5:42pm
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The president of Zanesville City Council is under investigation. Joanne Winland is being investigated for possibly stealing money from her former place of employment. According to Zanesville police chief Eric Lambes, a complaint was filed by Kathy Casner. Casner is the former president of the Board of Universal Credit Consulting. In the police report, it states that an investigation disclosed that money was removed from the business between January, 1999 and September, 2002. WHIZ news talked...
April 23, 2003 - 11:10pm
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The Chamber of Commerce in Cambridge recognized their local business leaders Wednesday night. During the Chamber’s annual meeting, the organization honored the Outstanding Small Businesses and Woman of the Year. Bill Black Jr. of the Black Family Funeral Home won the Small Business Man Award. Benita Brokaw, who owns a hair salon, won the Small Business Woman of the Year. Chuck Jones of W.B. Greene and Liz Sperandio, who volunteered at the Zane Grey Museum, won the Public Service Awards.
April 23, 2003 - 11:04pm
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There’s been a second arrest in the case of a man who found a bomb attached to his car. Authorities now accuse the man’s wife of being involved. 30-year-old Kendra Woodside, of Pataskala, has been charged with complicity to attempted murder and aggravated arson. Brian Woodside found the bomb at the bottom of his vehicle after checking it at the Firestone Service Center, in the Columbus suburb of Pickerington, where he works. The vehicle wasn’t running properly. Soon after, 22-year-old...
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