Stories tagged with: President Barack Obama

April 9, 2015 - 7:32am
16 weeks 3 days ago

Top stories for Thursday, April 9, 2015:

Severe Weather Preparedness

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Tornados and thunderstorms are very common during the spring and summer months. The Red Cross recommend that you heed the warnings supplied by the National Weather Service. AmeriCorps member, Martha Staley said that you should have a plan in place for when that sever weather strikes, as will as a stocked emergency kit.

Late Spring Equals More Pollen...

December 26, 2014 - 10:01am
31 weeks 2 days ago

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Fire Department Christmas

ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Wednesday, the downtown station of the Zanesville Fire Department was full of fire fighters and their families for a Christmas feast. The Local 88 Union and the Officers Union fund the meal for the fire fighters.

Christ's Table Christmas Meal

ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Christ's Table reached out to those in the community to ensure that...

January 23, 2014 - 12:29pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Comments from President Barak Obama sparked debate into which is worse alcohol or marijuana.

In a recent "New Yorker" article the president said he tried smoking marijuana and that he doesn't think it's more dangerous than alcohol.

The executive director of Muskingum Behavioral health said the substances can't really be compared.

"The marijuana that he may have experienced back in the day isn't the same marijuana today," said Executive Director...

August 21, 2012 - 5:01pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

President Obama has declared Muskingum County and 36 other counties in Ohio as major disaster areas after the June 29th severe storms.

Muskingum County EMA Director Bo Keck said the money will be made available to the county as well as cities and villages, but not to the general public.

Keck believed the money will help many local governments struggling to pay bills, offset the costs of the damages and clean up.

"These small villages especially and townships they don't...

June 6, 2012 - 5:15pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

President Obama's re-election campaign now has a headquarters in Zanesville.

More than 100 people attended the grand opening of Organizing for America's Zanesville office Tuesday.

Volunteers are preparing for long campaign, and hope to drum up support for the president heading into the November election.

"It's all about getting out there and talking to people, because if we're not talking to people then they don't really know we're there, and we need that strength...

October 31, 2010 - 12:47pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

President Barack Obama will stop in Cleveland Sunday following a visit to his hometown of Chicago. The Ohio trip marks the final campaign rally for the president. His appearance with Vice President Joe Biden is the last stop in a four-state weekend effort to hold back a Republican wave that could cost Democrats control of Congress.

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