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Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:01

Blue Jackets Hopeful

Forward returning from injury

 

Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:56

Reds Down Cubs

Simon remains hot

 

Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:52

Jays Take Tribe

Late rally spurs win
 
Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:21

Marijuana Grower Allowed to Keep Land

 MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio judge is allowing an organic farmer to keep his 5-acre property despite the discovery that he was growing hundreds of marijuana plants.
 
   Defendant Adam Welly is the co-founder of one of central Ohio's largest organic farms and the supplier of food to restaurants throughout the region.
 
   The Columbus Dispatch reports that Union County Judge Don Fraser ordered the 33-year-old Welly to spend five years on probation for growing the marijuana found on the Union County farm last summer.
 
   Court records show Welly pleaded guilty earlier this year to marijuana cultivation.
 
   Investigators cleared Welly's business partner, who said she had no idea he had been growing marijuana.
 
   Welly's attorney, Michael Probst, said Welly grew the plants to make money at a time he was struggling financially.

Saturday, 19 April 2014 08:59

Unemployment Rate Keeps Dropping

Lowest it's been since Bush Administration
 
Friday, 18 April 2014 18:20

Reds Beat Cubs in Wrigley

Alfredo Simon leads Reds over reeling Cubs 4-1
Friday, 18 April 2014 10:12

Harrowing Heroin Death Numbers

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state said a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis.
 
   The Department of Health said 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase.
 
   The heroin increase also drove the overall number of fatal drug overdoses to a new record of 1,272 deaths in 2012, up from 1,154 the previous year.
 
   The state said Friday the number of fatal prescription painkiller overdoses decreased for the first time since 2003, a drop attributed to a statewide crack down on pill mills.
 
   Heroin addiction has been increasing as addicts turn to the cheaper and more readily available drug.

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:09

Unemployment Rate Keeps Dropping

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state said Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in six years.
 
   The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate in March was 6.1 percent, which was down from 6.5 percent in February. It's the state's lowest jobless rate since April 2008.
 
   The state's rate has dipped below the national rate, which was 6.7 percent in both February and March.
 
   The state said Ohio's non-farm wage and salary employment increased 600 over the month, from 5,282,300 in February to 5,282,900 in March.
 
   The number of unemployed workers in Ohio in March was 353,000, down 24,000 from 377,000 in February. The state said the number of unemployed has decreased by 68,000 in the past 12 months from 421,000.

Friday, 18 April 2014 05:20

Detroit rallies to beat Indians

Tigers hold on for 7-5 win over Indians

Friday, 18 April 2014 05:19

Cleveland 2B ejected after striking out

Cleveland's Jason Kipnis ejected at Detroit

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