Morning Journal Newshttp://www.morningjournalnews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Jul 2015 17:14:43 EDTWed, 1 Jul 2015 17:14:43 EDT home Journal/Patti Schaeffer Tuesday afternoon's thunderstorms quickly dumped a reported 1.5 inches of rain on the northwest quadrant of the county, causing roads to become flooded and also flooding some homes in low-lying areas.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTDemocrats in independent clothing tossed off ballot - Two people running for East Liverpool City Council as independent candidates were disqualified from appearing on the November ballot after voting as Democrats in the May 5 primary election.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTCharter school loan OK'd LIVERPOOL - An educational management company was granted a $30,000 small business loan Tuesday by the Community Improvement Corporation for the start up costs of three new charter schools, one of which will be located downtown.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSalem council to consider income tax increase - An additional 1/4 percent permanent income tax exclusively for infrastructure needs may come before voters this fall if Salem City Council members approve their own recommendation.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWashingtonville man involved in fatality - A Wooster man was killed in a car-mortorcycle crash Saturdayafternoon, according to the highway patrol. The motorcycle, driven by Corey Stone of Wooster, was westbound on U.S.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT