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March 10, 2004 - 3:51pm
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The attorney representing the Zanesville Principal involved in the St. Thomas pornography case speaks out tonight.

Scott Eickelberger defends his client saying throughout the whole situation Principal Michael Sens was simply performing his duties as the Principal. At issue are pornographic pictures Sens showed some students while he was conducting an investigation into the matter.

Eickelberger says, “Mr. Sens actually I think was trying to determine who brought the...
March 9, 2004 - 10:45pm
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Trooper Jeff Jirles with the Zanesville State Highway Patrol says the Prosecutor’s Office will now determine if changes will be filed against a man involved in a fatal accident last week.

22-year-old Adam Hill of Philo was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened on Millers Lane just before 9:00 Friday night. Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

37-year-old Michael Delozier of Zanesville, the driver, was wearing a seatbelt. Jirles says alcohol and excessive...
March 9, 2004 - 8:05pm
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Spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time for the Zanesville Rotary club’s annual rose sale. This is a tradition for the afternoon club, that originated many years ago.

The flowers come in a variety of colors and cost fifteen dollars per dozen. The proceeds are used for the Rotary club both the daybreak and the noon club to fund local charitable projects.

To purchase the roses you can contact any morning or afternoon club Rotarian. The roses can also be...
March 9, 2004 - 7:56pm
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The investigation of pornography at St. Thomas school in Zanesville has ended today, leaving many people in disbelief.

The incident began on February 4th when a parent of an 8th grade student complained that her son had been shown inappropriate pictures by the principal.

Through investigation by the Zanesville Police Department, it was discovered that an 8th grader at St Thomas received an email on his personal computer at home. The email contained four photographs...
March 9, 2004 - 6:51pm
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The health care community celebrates the grand opening of a new oxygen and medical supply store today.

Northside Oxygen and Medical Equipment will offer the Zanesville area the largest selection of Wheelchairs and scooters as well as any medical or surgical supplies.

The Zanesville store is the largest of their three stores.

Tomorrow the public is invited to come for a view of the store and enjoy free screenings.

Those free screenings are...
March 9, 2004 - 6:51pm
5 years 50 weeks ago
A sewer construction project has a major intersection in Newark closed tonight until tomorrow morning.

About fifty feet of new pipe will be placed at the intersection of Deo and North 21st. Street.

While the construction will only last until 7AM tomorrow morning, there is a possibility of adding more to that area in the future.

If city engineers need to continue the sewer project it could extend to Van Tassel Road.
March 9, 2004 - 6:50pm
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Previous budget woes have the new Newark Mayor figuring out how to fix problems without causing layoffs.

Newark Mayor Bruce Bain has had to deal with a full plate on his hands since he got elected into office in January -the city now faces a budget deficit.

Before major layoffs the mayor says, “we’re asking department heads to further cut back their budgets and if that doesn’t work we’ve already asked city employees to come forward and give their input about cost saving...
March 9, 2004 - 3:11pm
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The City of Zanesville says it will be flushing new water lines tomorrow (Wednesday) and that means some customers should refrain from doing laundry.

The city says it will be flushing the new lines at the Zanesville Middle School.

That means customers living near Zanesville High School may experience discolored water.

Officials say you should avoid doing laundry until the water settles down.

The flushing will take place between 8 am and 2 pm...
March 9, 2004 - 3:09pm
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A local Zanesville man is fighting the city for his right to park on the street near his home. But that fight may be a lost cause because he’s violating the law.

Kristopher Hale of Zanesville says he has been having parking problems since he has moved to his new residence on Lexington Avenue. Hale has been living here since October and says there’s no other place to park.

Hale says that he is being singled out because of his past conflicts with law enforcement. He and...
March 8, 2004 - 10:58pm
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A heated city council meeting tonight in Cambridge, as residents packed City Hall to voice their opinion about issues involving the city’s budget.

One group in particular that came to ask for the council’s support is the members of the police and fire safety forces. Mayor Sam Salupo was present tonight and addressed some of the issues at hand, the most important being layoffs.

He says, “That’s the most frustrating thing. People make irresponsible statements. People in...
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