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Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Sunday, 06 April 2014 08:49

Campground B&E's Reported

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Five reports filed Saturday
Sunday, 06 April 2014 08:47

Armed Robbery Reported in Cambridge

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Man claims he was assaulted, money taken
Saturday, 05 April 2014 09:16

Major Bust at Coshocton County Junk Yard

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Authorities raid business near Newcomerstown... Find Drugs & Stolen Items

State must recognize marriages of gay couples legally wed elsewhere

Saturday, 05 April 2014 08:22

Fire Destroys Vacant Home in Cambridge

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Residence on Coshocton Avenue a Total Loss

 

Incident possibly stems from a narcotics deal gone wrong
 
Friday, 04 April 2014 10:27

Libertarian Candidate Denied

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request from a Libertarian candidate who was seeking to force the state's elections chief to place his name on primary ballots.
 
   Last month, Secretary of State Jon Husted disqualified attorney general candidate Steven Linnabary from the May 6 ballot.  Linnabary's nominating petitions were successfully challenged on two grounds: that a signature gatherer failed to comply with Ohio law requiring that he be either Libertarian or politically independent and another requirement that he disclose his employer.
 
   Linnabary's attorneys said the man who protested the petitions lacked the standing to do so. They also argued that the state law does not require certain petition circulators to disclose employment because they are independent contractors.
 
   The high court said Thursday that Husted reasonably interpreted the law.

Friday, 04 April 2014 10:25

Potential Landmark Gay Marriage Ruling

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Civil rights attorneys are arguing that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state's ban on gay marriage.
 
   The attorneys will deliver closing arguments in the matter Friday before federal Judge Timothy Black in Cincinnati.
 
   Their request goes far beyond their original and narrow February lawsuit asking Black to force Ohio to recognize gay marriage on birth certificates.
 
   They're now asking Black for a ruling that would effectively strike down the state's gay marriage ban, passed by voters in 2004.
 
   Attorneys for the state argue Ohio has a sovereign right to ban gay marriage and has the right to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states.
 
   In a limited ruling in December, Black ordered Ohio to recognize gay marriage on death certificates.

Friday, 04 April 2014 10:22

Press Release: New Concord Self-Defense Class

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Registration taken

Friday, 04 April 2014 10:10

Accused Belmont County Murderer Sentenced

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Suspect Strikes plea deal
 
Friday, 04 April 2014 10:07

Alleged Noble County Burglar Busted

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Found at Cambridge motel
 
Friday, 04 April 2014 09:47

Man Arrested Who Allegedly Fled Accident Scene

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Found at Cambridge Wal-Mart
 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:19

Blaze Destroys Cumberland House

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Took five fire crews to extinguish
 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:29

Noble County Chamber Luncheon

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Registration now open

 

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:25

Silencer Bill Goes to Senate

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 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Hunters could use silencers on their guns while hunting certain game under a proposal that passed the Ohio House.
 
   Representatives voted 73-14 to pass the bill Wednesday. The Senate still must consider the measure.
 
   A House committee approved the bill last month with bipartisan support after lawmakers examined the devices and listened to silenced and unsilenced weapons.
 
   The bill would allow licensed Ohio hunters to use the silencers while hunting certain birds and other wild game, including squirrels, rabbits and deer. Only those authorized under state and federal laws could use the suppressor, which must be properly registered.
 
   Supporters of the devices say they protect hunters' hearing, make field commands easier to hear and reduce disruptions to neighbors. Opponents say quieter weapons are less safe and easier to use illegally.

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:24

Shots Fired at Kent State, Suspect Caught

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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Kent State University says a person suspected of firing a gun on campus has been apprehended, and there's no longer a threat to anyone at the school.
 
   Campus police say the suspect is in custody at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna.
 
   The university posted a notice about the capture on its Twitter page late Wednesday night.
 
   A Kent State spokeswoman says the male suspect fired the shot into the ground around 9 p.m. Wednesday near the Bowman Hall academic building.
 
   No injuries were reported.
 
   The university initially advised people across campus to stay put while police searched for the shooter, who was believe to be carrying a silver handgun.
 
   The campus was the site of deadly shootings by Ohio National Guard members during a Vietnam War protest in 1970.

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:22

GOP Convention Won't Be in Columbus

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 Taken off list, along with Phoenix
 
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