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Hancock County slaying under investigation

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is continuing its investigation of Wednesday’s shootings that left one person dead and four injured. Killed was Sandra Brown, 58, of 89 Judge Drive. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher identified the alleged shooter was 45-year-old ...

Barefooted defendant makes an unsuccessful run for it

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LISBON — A woman being led out of the county courthouse on Thursday afternoon will face additional charges after she slipped her shackles and ran from deputies down the sidewalk in Lisbon. Courtney M. Orr, 28, state Route 45, Leetonia, had appeared before Judge Scott Washam for a hearing ...

Traffic camera effort still on

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LISBON — A group opposed to East Liverpool’s use of traffic camera to catch speeding motorists is still trying to get its ballot initiative before voters more than two years after the effort first started. East Liverpool Citizens Against Traffic Cameras has filed two initiative petitions ...

Crestview to sell bonds for building project

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NEW WATERFORD — Crestview is another step closer to its new buildings after the school board voted Wednesday to issue bonds not to exceed $1 million in anticipation of starting the construction project. The bonds can be sold now that voters passed the 2.84 mill levy on May 5 to fund the ...

Indexes end mostly higher

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Investors rode out another turbulent day on Wall Street Thursday that kept stock indexes flipping between gains and losses until a late-day bounce gave the market a modest gain. Worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy — shoppers ...

World War II veteran from Salem will receive French honor

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CONNEAUT — A Salem man and Warren man will be among the six veterans of World War II being presented with the French Legion d’honneur, a decree founded by Napoleon, by the Consul General of France for the Midwest, Guillaume Lacroix, during a Salute to Veterans ceremony at 11:30 a.m. ...

State Briefing

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No weed for anxiety, autism COLUMBUS — A State Medical Board of Ohio committee has decided not to recommend adding anxiety and autism spectrum disorder to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for purchasing medical marijuana. The committee made its decision Wednesday after hearing ...

EP cruise

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The inaugural East Palestine Historic Car Cruise will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday at the park. The event will feature food vendors, displays, music from 5 Decades, sponsor choice trophies, door prizes, raffle baskets, a 50/50 and bag/bucket of goodies for the first 50 classics registered. ...

Shooting update on Hancock County shooting

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NEW MANCHESTER — Authorities say one woman is dead and three others injured after a shooting Wednesday evening in Hancock County. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher said late Wednesday at a brief press conference at the Hancock County Courthouse in New Cumberland that police shot the suspect, who was ...

County Briefing

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Car show to help Toys for Tots Columbiana Ford will host a car and bike show from 5-8 p.m. Saturday to benefit Toys for Tots. The event will also feature live music, food vendors, a bounce house, 50/50 raffle and special guest appearance from Dave Robinson, former Green Bay Packer and NFL ...