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The Marietta Times
Thanks for help with Bowl for Kids’ SakeI would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their suppor
Thanks for help with Bowl for Kids’ Sake
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
I would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County: Cindy Laning and her staff at North Hills Bowling Lanes, and especially Chris whose help was invaluable, and also the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
First structuresTwo groups of Native Americans are believed to have been responsible for the la
First structures
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
Two groups of Native Americans are believed to have been responsible for the large network of mounds that once existed in what is now Marietta. A culture now called the Adena arrived around 500 B.C. and constructed Conus, the mound that is in the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
September event seeks OK to serve alcohol in Muskingum Park"This fundraiser, 'Bounty by the River,' is modeled on an event in Athens calle
September event seeks OK to serve alcohol in Muskingum Park
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
"This fundraiser, 'Bounty by the River,' is modeled on an event in Athens called Bounty on the Bricks which is very similar, but focused on Athens County. We wanted to bring the same type of event to benefit Washington County," said DeeAnn Gehlauf,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Sept. event seeks OK to serve alcohol in city park"This fundraiser, 'Bounty by the River,' is modeled on an event in Athens calle
Sept. event seeks OK to serve alcohol in city park
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
"This fundraiser, 'Bounty by the River,' is modeled on an event in Athens called Bounty on the Bricks which is very similar, but focused on Athens County. We wanted to bring the same type of event to benefit Washington County," said DeeAnn Gehlauf,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Pay raise question brought to City CouncilThat's the question streets superintendent Todd Stockel brought before city cou
Pay raise question brought to City Council
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
That's the question streets superintendent Todd Stockel brought before city council's employee relations committee Wednesday afternoon. Stockel and Chris Hess were among 12 employees who received certification after participating in a traffic work... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Business Expo draws large crowd to Belpre Chamber of Commerce eventThe Expo, which featured 25 local businesses, was held at St. Ambrose Catholic
Belpre Business Expo draws large crowd to Belpre Chamber of Commerce event
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
The Expo, which featured 25 local businesses, was held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Porterfield. The event was a collaboration of the Belpre Chamber and The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Businesses representing health care, higher education,... Read more
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ajc.com
What you need to know about metro Atlanta's local governmentKasim Reed. 55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 2400, Atlanta 30303. 404-330-6100; fax: 4
What you need to know about metro Atlanta's local government
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kasim Reed. 55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 2400, Atlanta 30303. 404-330-6100; fax: 404-658-7361; mayorreed@atlanta ga.gov City Council: Meets at 1 p.m. the first and third Mondays at City Hall, 55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 2900, Atlanta 30303.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Expo draws large crowdThe Expo, which featured 25 local businesses, was held at St. Ambrose Catholic
Belpre Expo draws large crowd
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Expo, which featured 25 local businesses, was held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Porterfield. The event was a collaboration of the Belpre Chamber and The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Businesses representing health care, higher education,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Treatment facilities go residentialNow it may be one of three future treatment facilities in the county. "If peop
Treatment facilities go residential
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Now it may be one of three future treatment facilities in the county. "If people can do it, I'm glad," said health board Executive Director David Browne. "If they can build something and help people that way, we're happy to see it." Plans are still... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fast track closed for Marietta City Council billsCouncilman Mike McCauley, D-2nd Ward, was on vacation, while Councilwoman Kathy
Fast track closed for Marietta City Council bills
The Marietta Times / Posted 10 days ago
Councilman Mike McCauley, D-2nd Ward, was on vacation, while Councilwoman Kathy Downer, D-at large, was out sick, according to council clerk Nancy Johnson. The five remaining members voted to excuse McCauley and Downer at the outset of the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fast track closed for city council billsCouncilman Mike McCauley, D-2nd Ward, was on vacation, while Councilwoman Kathy
Fast track closed for city council bills
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
Councilman Mike McCauley, D-2nd Ward, was on vacation, while Councilwoman Kathy Downer, D-at large, was out sick, according to council clerk Nancy Johnson. The five remaining members voted to excuse McCauley and Downer at the outset of the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Volunteers worked hard on Butler St. connecMarietta College students Jonah Mitchell, Emily Vigue, Brianna Diety, Kali Mill
Volunteers worked hard on Butler St. connec
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
Marietta College students Jonah Mitchell, Emily Vigue, Brianna Diety, Kali Miller, and Alex Crivelli dug and loaded two trailers full of soil as they excavated area for a new community-built sidewalk between Fourth and Third Streets. The project was... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City Council hits a bump in transfer of O’Neill CenterCity council has agreed to transfer the property at the corner of Fourth and Sc
City Council hits a bump in transfer of O’Neill Center
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
City council has agreed to transfer the property at the corner of Fourth and Scammel streets to the board, which would relieve the city of responsibility for continued maintenance and upkeep of the senior center facility. The transaction would also... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Coming soon: Residential treatment homesNow it may be one of three future treatment facilities in the county. "If peop
Coming soon: Residential treatment homes
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
Now it may be one of three future treatment facilities in the county. "If people can do it, I'm glad," said health board Executive Director David Browne. "If they can build something and help people that way, we're happy to see it." Plans are still... Read more
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Sun Star
Majority bloc continues to question need to pay off SRP loan balanceTENSION rose when the Cebu City Council started the deliberation on the P9.8-bi
Majority bloc continues to question need to pay off SRP loan balance
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
TENSION rose when the Cebu City Council started the deliberation on the P9.8-billion proposed annual budget of the City Government this year. It stemmed over the executive department’s insistence to pay off the balance for the loan of the South Road... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Officer drops what he's doing to find out-of-towner's wedding ringsrenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Officer drops what he's doing to find out-of-towner's wedding rings
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Broadcast Electronics under new ownershiprenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Broadcast Electronics under new ownership
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Missouri Senate OKs subsidizing high school equivalency testrenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Missouri Senate OKs subsidizing high school equivalency test
WGEM Quincy / Posted 19 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City Council hears ‘archaeological preserve’ idea"For 228 years this city has done a great job of preserving these earthworks, b
City Council hears ‘archaeological preserve’ idea
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 days ago
"For 228 years this city has done a great job of preserving these earthworks, but there have been some issues in the past," Jean Yost, with Friends of the Museums, told the committee members. Friends of the Museums manage the Campus Martius and Ohio... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Boil order issued for some Loraine, Illinois residentsrenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Boil order issued for some Loraine, Illinois residents
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois comptroller pushing for end to budget crisisrenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Illinois comptroller pushing for end to budget crisis
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy residents learn more about city's proposed budgetrenovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral p
Quincy residents learn more about city's proposed budget
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 days ago
renovate room for choral programQuincy Notre Dame to renovate room for choral program Quincy Service League hands Director of the Quincy Notre Dame Choral Program a check to renovate the computer lab into a choir room. The Quincy Notre Dame High... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
George S. Lyons, 70 of Rapid City, died Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Marietta, Ohio. Memorial
George S. Lyons
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
, 70 of Rapid City, died Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Marietta, Ohio. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Rapid City. Inurnment follows at the Bear Butte Cemetery in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sandburg writer-in-residence

Simms named writer-in-residence

Kimberly Simms of

Sandburg writer-in-residence
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 days ago

Simms named writer-in-residence

Kimberly Simms of Marietta, S.C., has been named the 2016 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock.

Simms will be in residence... Read more

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WBAL-TV Baltimore
More than 200 Maryland women leaders endorse Hillary Clinton for presidentMore than 200 Maryland women leaders have endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Apri
More than 200 Maryland women leaders endorse Hillary Clinton for president
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 23 days ago
More than 200 Maryland women leaders have endorsed Hillary Clinton for the April 26 Democratic presidential primary. The list includes small-business owners, community leaders, elected officials and Democratic Party officials. The leaders point to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hillary Clinton announces endorsements from Maryland womenMarni Abramson, Principal, Nextgen LED, Gaithersburg Pennie Abramson, Communit
Hillary Clinton announces endorsements from Maryland women
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Marni Abramson, Principal, Nextgen LED, Gaithersburg Pennie Abramson, Community Leader, Potomac Dr. Shaila Aery, former Maryland Secretary of Higher Education, Annapolis Angela Alsobrooks, Prince George's County State's Attorney Vanessa... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Council votes 4-3 to approve Butler St. sidewalkOrdinance 62, allowing Marietta College and Dick Boulton Construction, Inc., of
Council votes 4-3 to approve Butler St. sidewalk
The Marietta Times / Posted 25 days ago
Ordinance 62, allowing Marietta College and Dick Boulton Construction, Inc., of Marietta, to build the 6-foot-wide and 292-foot-long sidewalk on the city right of way, was adopted on a 4-3 vote by council. Due to the close vote, the legislation,... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Morning News and StuffGood morning all. Here’s your news today. It was an eventful day yesterday at
Morning News and Stuff
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 25 days ago
Good morning all. Here’s your news today. It was an eventful day yesterday at Cincinnati City Council. First up, Council weighed in on an ongoing controversy brewing in Clifton and unanimously passed a resolution telling Cincinnati Public Schools... Read more
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ajc.com
Cobb middle schoolers champs in Science Olympiad• The team from Cobb County’s Dodgen Middle School won its second consecutive S
Cobb middle schoolers champs in Science Olympiad
ajc.com / Posted 26 days ago
• The team from Cobb County’s Dodgen Middle School won its second consecutive Science Olympiad state championship last month at Lambert High School in Forsyth county. Dodgen won first place in 10 of the 23 events and finished with with a final score... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Bushnell Council to consider Sunday alcohol salesBUSHNELL — The villages of Good Hope and Industry have in the past several year
Bushnell Council to consider Sunday alcohol sales
McDonough County Voice / Posted 26 days ago
BUSHNELL — The villages of Good Hope and Industry have in the past several years amended their liquor ordinances to allow for Sunday package liquor sales. The city of Bushnell could be next.The Bushnell City Council is considering an amended liquor... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Democrats seek probe into alleged partisan hiring for ODOT summer jobs The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Democrats seek probe into alleged partisan hiring for ODOT summer jobs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. View SlideshowRequest to buy... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Morning News and StuffGood morning all. Hope your Wednesday is going well. Let's talk news. Tomorrow
Morning News and Stuff
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 26 days ago
Good morning all. Hope your Wednesday is going well. Let's talk news. Tomorrow is the 15th anniversary of a tragic, but defining, moment in Cincinnati history — the police shooting of unarmed black 19-year-old Timothy Thomas in Over-the-Rhine and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Future development will take a team approachLetters to the Editor What's your opinion? We value your opinion and encourage
Future development will take a team approach
The Marietta Times / Posted 27 days ago
Letters to the Editor What's your opinion? We value your opinion and encourage you to share it with our readers by writing a Letter to the Editor. Submit your letter online with our Virtual Newsroom. It is time for us, the Greater Ohio Valley, to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
EPA firm on Devola sewer"The county must comply with the 2012 Director's Final Findings and Orders by s
EPA firm on Devola sewer
The Marietta Times / Posted 27 days ago
"The county must comply with the 2012 Director's Final Findings and Orders by sewering the Devola area as was agreed upon between the county commissioners and Ohio EPA," Craig W. Butler, Ohio EPA director, said in a recent letter to Washington County... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Tuesday: Five stories to look for in the April 5 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian Published: April 5, 2016 7:00 AM 1) Van theft suspect facing felony A felony
Five for Tuesday: Five stories to look for in the April 5 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 27 days ago
Published: April 5, 2016 7:00 AM 1) Van theft suspect facing felony A felony grand theft charge has been filed against a Marietta man accused of stealing a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City pressed to get waivers for all volunteers"We've never been asked to sign a waiver for doing volunteer work," said Sylvi
City pressed to get waivers for all volunteers
The Marietta Times / Posted 28 days ago
"We've never been asked to sign a waiver for doing volunteer work," said Sylvi Caporale, who along with husband Jim and others, volunteers regularly to hang flower baskets and Christmas trim as well as other work on city property in the downtown... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City looks for new deals on tower leases"That 50-year lease expired last month ... and the city made $5,000 during that
City looks for new deals on tower leases
The Marietta Times / Posted 28 days ago
"That 50-year lease expired last month ... and the city made $5,000 during that (50-year) time," Marietta Safety-Service Director Jonathan Hupp told members of city council's lands, buildings and parks committee Monday. "Now they want to renew that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Robert O’MalleyRobert F. "Bob" O'Malley, of Marietta, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016, at Ma
Robert O’Malley
The Marietta Times / Posted 29 days ago
Robert F. "Bob" O'Malley, of Marietta, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born July 13, 1923, at Dover, Ohio, to Charles J. and Edith Williams O'Malley. He graduated from Martins Ferry High School, earned a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Robert O'MalleyRobert F. "Bob" O'Malley, of Marietta, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016, at Ma
Robert O'Malley
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Robert F. "Bob" O'Malley, of Marietta, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born July 13, 1923, at Dover, Ohio, to Charles J. and Edith Williams O'Malley. He graduated from Martins Ferry High School, earned a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
State of the State: A hot ticket"It's all hush-hush as to who got tickets, who did not," said Bernita Freimann,
State of the State: A hot ticket
The Marietta Times / Posted a month ago
"It's all hush-hush as to who got tickets, who did not," said Bernita Freimann, of Marietta, who had already received one as a Peoples Bank Theatre board member. "The theater is working on getting tickets for our spouses as well, but they did extend... Read more

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