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Sunday, 09 March 2014 08:48

Ohio AG released from hospital

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has been released from a Cincinnati hospital where he spent the night after feeling ill while at a speaking engagement.

A DeWine spokeswoman says he is feeling much better Saturday after what was described as a bout of vertigo Friday afternoon.

The 67-year-old attorney general and longtime Ohio public figure was at a "First Friday" luncheon of business and public policy leaders when he felt ill before his scheduled talk. An ambulance took him from a downtown restaurant near Fountain Square to The Christ Hospital for evaluation.

Spokeswoman Lisa Hackley says DeWine is on his way home to Cedarville and is expected to resume a normal schedule next week.

Monday, 03 March 2014 13:37

2014 VCB Tourism Awards

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VCB now accepting nominations for annual Tourism Awards

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO (March 3, 2014) – Each year the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitor & Convention Bureau recognizes individuals and organizations in the community for their outstanding efforts in promoting the region’s tourism industry.

Do you know an individual or organization that deserves to be recognized? The VCB is currently accepting nominations for the Tourism Development Award, Tourism Volunteer Award and the Recognition of Service Excellence (The ROSE Award).

Nominees for these awards are solicited from any person who wishes to submit the name and requested information of an eligible recipient on the appropriate form to the VCB office by April 11. Recipients will be announced during a special reception in conjunction with the Annual National Travel & Tourism Week celebration. Forms are available online. Go to VisitGuernseyCounty.com and click on “Industry.”

The Tourism Development Award honors the individual, organization, or business that has done the most to develop tourism in Guernsey County within the past calendar year.

The Tourism Volunteer Award honors an individual or organization that has done the most to further the growth of tourism in Guernsey County within the last calendar year on a volunteer basis.

The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Award is presented to the individual who has done the most to further the growth of tourism in Cambridge/Guernsey County within the last calendar year on a professional basis through service excellence.

For more information, contact the Cambridge/Guernsey County VCB office at 627 Wheeling Avenue, Suite 200 in downtown Cambridge, call 740-432-2022, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or log onto  VisitGuernseyCounty.com.

Sunday, 02 March 2014 00:00

Winter Storm Pictures

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Snow scenes from around the area

Saturday, 01 February 2014 11:04

Schools & Counties get less from Ohio Casinos

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   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio counties and schools and getting a little less cash from casino taxes this time around.
   The Ohio Department of Taxation will be distributing $68.6 million, the local cut of the taxes collected from casinos from October through December. That's 2.2 percent less than the last disbursement in October.  The Akron Beacon Journal  reports that counties will get the biggest chunk of the money - about $35 million. Schools will get about $23 million. The remainder goes to state's eight largest cities, the Casino Control Commission, Ohio State Racing Commission, training for law enforcement and efforts to address problem gambling.  Casino revenue was $821 million last year - about $65 million less than the state had anticipated.

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