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September 8, 2009 - 8:10pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Muskingum County will be full of construction projects this month.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is working with construction companies throughout the area on five projects in Muskingum and Licking Counties.

Kate Stickle of O-DOT says it's all a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

"Over $8.2 million have been funded in Muskingum and surrounding counties," said Stickle. "Most of that constrution is underway now. We'll continue to start....
September 8, 2009 - 8:06pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Yet another area business is doing what it can to help Zanesville's most famous K-9 officer.

Wendy's is stepping up to help raise money for Bosco, the K-9 officer shot two weeks ago.

"We obviously heard about the Bosco story and it tugged at our heartstrings," said Wendy's owner Tim Thompson. "Everyone here are animal lovers and this is a real opportunity for us to give back to the police department and the K-9 unit. It's really a thankless job a lot of times, being a...
September 8, 2009 - 5:58pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
The number of H1N1, or swine flu, cases at colleges and universities across the country is rising. It has these institutions preparing this year for what could be a possible outbreak.

While Muskingum University, in New Concord, has yet to report an H1N1 case on campus, WHIZ's Emily Baird shows us why the Dean of Students says it has the university preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.

Bass, says the university has had many meetings-before classes started a...
September 8, 2009 - 5:52pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
President Barack Obama is asking kids across the country, from kindergartners to high school seniors, to stay in school and to do their best work.

West Muskingum Falls Elementary fifth graders Cameron Crowley and Sarah Keys watched President Obama's speech this afternoon. They say it was neat to see the President speak, and they say they are taking his message seriously.

"Every day, when I go home, I'm going to study harder and do my homework right when I get home, "...
September 8, 2009 - 5:47pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
It's the start of a new academic year at Ohio University-Zanesville.

Assistant Music Professor Charles Savage says it's bringing the campus back to life.

"It's exciting. I'm enjoying teaching my classes. I'm looking forward to a new year, new quarter, " says Savage.

"It's nice to get back into a routine. I enjoyed my summer, wish it were a little bit longer, but it's nice to be back and just have fun, " says 20-year-old Josie Stine.

Stine is a...
September 8, 2009 - 5:44pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
We may not be in the official fall season yet, but you can't tell by looking at some of the trees across the area.

Some are already beginning to change colors.

"We'll start seeing some of the early trees start to turn color. If you notice that the Dogwoods are beginning to turn color. They're kind of a reddish color now, " says Ohio State University Extension Program's Mark Mechling.

Mechling says because of some cool nights and a dry summer, he expects the...
September 8, 2009 - 5:14pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office has issued details on this week’s most wanted suspect.

Deputies say he is 21-year-old Michael Neal Morrison.

He is wanted for felonious assault.

Deputies say he is five-feet ten inches tall, weighs 145 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.

The thin white male's last known address is 66-80 Ransbottom Road in Roseville.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts please call the Muskingum County...
September 8, 2009 - 4:24pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Four people who are charged in connection with last month's fatal stabbing in Newark appeared in court Tuesday.

Officials say 20-year-old Jason Stone, 33-year- old William Snyder, 45-year-old William Withem and 29-year-old Beth Doty appeared in Licking County Common Pleas Court for a bond hearing.

The four were indicted last week on charges of aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary.

All four were arrested on August 26th in connection with the stabbing...
September 8, 2009 - 1:16pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Since July 1, when the city of Heath installed traffic signal cameras on State Route 79 more than 17,000 drivers have received tickets in the mail. Now the city of Zanesville is looking into red-light cameras, but they say it's not about the fine money- it's about safety.

For most drivers it's the same reaction whether they've been caught by traffic cameras...

"They got me on the interstate for speeding, but I had it on cruise the whole time I wasn't speeding, I don't...
September 7, 2009 - 11:08pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
River View Labor Day Show Case:

West Muskingum: 0
Granville: 2

Circleville: 0
Greenon: 0

River View: 1
Charleston Catholic: 2

Bexley: 2
Liberty Benton: 0

Clear Fork: PPD

-Will be made up on Oct. 1 at River View H.S.
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