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Dayton Daily News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
By Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President Ilene Shapiro... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Fired Miami County deputy wins benefits rulingTina Waymire, fired from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office in June following an
Fired Miami County deputy wins benefits ruling
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Tina Waymire, fired from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office in June following an investigation into alleged violations of department policies, is entitled to unemployment benefits she lost when she was fired. That’s the decision of Sean Reid, hearing... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Commissioners OK financing of sewer, water and other projectsYOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners this morning approved the issuanc
Commissioners OK financing of sewer, water and other projects
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners this morning approved the issuance of notes in anticipation of bond issuance for $5,345,000 worth of projects, most of them water supply and sanitary sewer-related. The total includes $2,440,000 for... Read more
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The Times Leader
New Belmont County senior center comingThe contract was awarded to the lowest and best bidder, VendRick Construction I
New Belmont County senior center coming
The Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
The contract was awarded to the lowest and best bidder, VendRick Construction Inc., for $6,154,000. This is a Project Best project and will utilize local contractors and marks the county's fourth Project Best project. "We're proud to support our... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 2
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Students breathe life into exterior of gymMural captures spirit of Soul City Another corner of Toledo is a little bright
Students breathe life into exterior of gym
The Toledo Blade / Posted 6 days ago
Mural captures spirit of Soul City Another corner of Toledo is a little brighter, thanks to a new mural and the Young Artists at Work. The mural, covering the first story of Soul City Boxing and Wrestling... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Wed. 10:15 p.m.: Powder letter suspect had history of 'anger management' issuesWARREN - Anthony J. Natale was described in annual reports as an average employ
Wed. 10:15 p.m.: Powder letter suspect had history of 'anger management' issues
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
WARREN - Anthony J. Natale was described in annual reports as an average employee that often, but not always, met agency expectations during the seven years he worked as a case worker at the Trumbull County Department of Job and Family... Read more
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WTOV 9 Steubenville
$600,000 going to Belmont County children for school clothesUpdated: Wednesday, August 26 2015, 12:06 PM EDT BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- More
$600,000 going to Belmont County children for school clothes
WTOV 9 Steubenville / Posted 6 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, August 26 2015, 12:06 PM EDT BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- More than a thousand Belmont County children will see a direct benefit from a windfall in government funding. And it's all just in time for the new school year. One-thousand,... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
County’s jobless rate risesThe county's jobless rate increased from 5.6 percent in June to 5.7 percent las
County’s jobless rate rises
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The county's jobless rate increased from 5.6 percent in June to 5.7 percent last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Meanwhile, the statewide unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent from 5.2... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Unemployment rate down across the Mahoning Valley in JulyYOUNGSTOWN While the nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped in the M
Unemployment rate down across the Mahoning Valley in July
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN While the nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped in the Mahoning Valley so did the civilian labor force, an indication discouraged workers have left the labor force altogether, analysts say. In Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull... Read more
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Salem News
County jobless rate up in July for second straight monthStaff Writer LISBON - Columbiana County's unemployment rate increased in July
County jobless rate up in July for second straight month
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
Staff Writer LISBON - Columbiana County's unemployment rate increased in July for the second consecutive month, the first time this has happened since December and January. The county's jobless rate increased from 5.6 percent in June to 5.7 percent... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Team talking contractSeneca County Board of Commissioners President Holly Stacy updated the board on
Team talking contract
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Seneca County Board of Commissioners President Holly Stacy updated the board on Joint Justice Center negotiations. Stacy said the leadership team is to discuss the scope of services with Quandel of Westerville in a closed meeting Thursday. She said... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Unemployment rate ticks up in Clark, Champaign countiesThe unemployment rate ticked up in both Clark and Champaign counties in July, a
Unemployment rate ticks up in Clark, Champaign counties
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
The unemployment rate ticked up in both Clark and Champaign counties in July, according to state figures released this morning. The size of the labor force fell and the number of people listed as unemployed rose in Clark County in July, according to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Valley's jobless rate dropped in JulyYOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley’s non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped
Valley's jobless rate dropped in July
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley’s non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped down to 6 percent in July from 7.2 percent in July 2014, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Tuesday. Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties saw a... Read more
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The Times Leader
Monroe airport improvements OK’d by commissionersIn regard to the proposed jail and sheriff's office, commissioners signed an ag
Monroe airport improvements OK’d by commissioners
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
In regard to the proposed jail and sheriff's office, commissioners signed an agreement with Wachtel & McAnally Architects/Planners Inc., Newark, for architectural services. Gary Cook, president of the Monroe County Airport Authority, was at the... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
'Grandma, you don’t want to see me go to jail'William was at his son’s house for Thanksgiving when his cell phone rang with s
'Grandma, you don’t want to see me go to jail'
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 8 days ago
William was at his son’s house for Thanksgiving when his cell phone rang with shocking news. “Noah was playing in the street and got run over by a car,” the man on the other line told him. “He’s being [air-lifted] to Cleveland right now.” William,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
New Ohio law aims to get more toddlers vaccinated Requirement now covers preschools, day cares, but opt-outs allowed Dr. Mary D
New Ohio law aims to get more toddlers vaccinated
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Requirement now covers preschools, day cares, but opt-outs allowed Dr. Mary DiOrio, medical director at the Ohio Department of Health Health Headlines Ohio toddlers are among some of the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Elder abuse cases rise in Ohio, Mich.AGING POPULATION More incidents are reported as awareness increases John Heat
Elder abuse cases rise in Ohio, Mich.
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 days ago
AGING POPULATION More incidents are reported as awareness increases John Heaton, with attorney Jerome Phillips, wept as he was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution to his victim, who says he... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Unemployment moving in the right directionYOUNGSTOWN The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported a 5 percent
Unemployment moving in the right direction
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported a 5 percent unemployment rate Friday. Five percent to 5.5 percent is considered a level at which the economy is at full employment, but at this point, the state and the region still... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001 Aug. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says Ohio's unemployment
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Aug. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, dropping to an even 5 percent in July. The Department of Job... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Sheriff requests more funds Aug. 21, 2015 @ 12:02 AM IRONTON — Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless says
Sheriff requests more funds
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Aug. 21, 2015 @ 12:02 AM IRONTON — Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless says he needs more money to house prisoners at out-of-county jails and a new van to transport them. State jail officials have asked Lawless not to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimmi
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001
Dayton Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimming 0.2 percentage points from June to an even 5 percent, according to figures released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. At the same time,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimmi
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimming 0.2 percentage points to an even 5 percent, according to figures released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. At the same time, employers... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimmi
Ohio jobless rate lowest since 2001
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio’s unemployment rate last month fell to its lowest level since 2001, trimming 0.2 percentage points to an even 5 percent, according to figures released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. At the same time, employers... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 20
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 11 days ago
The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, dropping to an even 5 percent in July. The Department of Job and Family Services says Ohio's jobless rate remained below the national rate, which was 5.3 percent for... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its
Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, dropping to an even 5 percent in July. The Department of Job and Family Services says Ohio's jobless rate remained below the national rate,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County Council places districting proposal on ballotBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Following a third reading of the legislation A
County Council places districting proposal on ballot
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 11 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Following a third reading of the legislation Aug. 17, Summit County Council gave the official go-ahead to put a districting proposal on the Nov. 3 General Election ballot. The same day, former at-large county... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs dataCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment ra
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs data
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment rate and jobs data across sectors such as construction, manufacturing and health care. The Friday morning report coming from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs dataCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment ra
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs data
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment rate and jobs data across sectors such as construction, manufacturing and health care. The Friday morning report coming from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs dataCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment ra
Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs data
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are set to release Ohio's unemployment rate and jobs data across sectors such as construction, manufacturing and health care. The Friday morning report coming from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Jobless claims The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose slightly last week, yet
Jobless claims
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose slightly last week, yet remained at a low level consistent with a solid job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment applications climbed 4,000 to a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Gerberry going from state rep to convicted criminal todayYOUNGSTOWN Ronald V. Gerberry today will exchange one title, Ohio House repres
Gerberry going from state rep to convicted criminal today
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Ronald V. Gerberry today will exchange one title, Ohio House representative, for another: convicted criminal. Gerberry, the most-senior member of the House after serving 27 years, two weeks ago turned in his resignation letter, effective... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Council places districting proposal on ballotBy Ariel Hakim The same day, former at-large county councilman Republican Bill
Council places districting proposal on ballot
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
By Ariel Hakim The same day, former at-large county councilman Republican Bill Roemer, now chairman of a group called Fair Districts for Summit County (FDSC), announced his group had filed petitions containing 14,500 signatures with the Summit... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Summer youth employment participants to receive Kmart vouchersColumbiana County commissioners on Wednesday gave county Department of Job and
Summer youth employment participants to receive Kmart vouchers
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 12 days ago
Columbiana County commissioners on Wednesday gave county Department of Job and Family Services Director Eileen Dray-Bardon permission to enter into an agreement with Kmart in Calcutta to implement the voucher program. The JFS received $800,000 in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Affidavits shed more light on Cafaro, Belinky shenanigansYOUNGSTOWN Unsealed affidavits in the Oakhill Renaissance Place criminal-corru
Affidavits shed more light on Cafaro, Belinky shenanigans
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Unsealed affidavits in the Oakhill Renaissance Place criminal-corruption case contain explosive allegations that retired businessman Anthony Cafaro Sr. sought to have people donate money to candidate campaigns, and then he would reimburse... Read more
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Salem News
Kmart voucher to aid jobs program youthColumbiana County commissioners on Wednesday gave county Department of Job and
Kmart voucher to aid jobs program youth
Salem News / Posted 12 days ago
Columbiana County commissioners on Wednesday gave county Department of Job and Family Services Director Eileen Dray-Bardon permission to enter into an agreement with Kmart in Calcutta to implement the voucher program. The JFS received $800,000 in... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Prosecutor: Bellefontaine boys' homicides unforeseeableProsecutors who have charged a Bellefontaine mom with murder in the deaths of h
Prosecutor: Bellefontaine boys' homicides unforeseeable
Dayton Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Prosecutors who have charged a Bellefontaine mom with murder in the deaths of her three sons said Wednesday that everyone is distraught but stopped short of saying the system failed the children. Logan County Children’s Services, police, coroner’s... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Prosecutor: Bellefontaine mom's alleged murders unforeseeableProsecutors who have charged a Bellefontaine mom with murder in the deaths of h
Prosecutor: Bellefontaine mom's alleged murders unforeseeable
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Prosecutors who have charged a Bellefontaine mom with murder in the deaths of her three sons said Wednesday that everyone is distraught but stopped short of saying the system failed the children. Logan County Children’s Services, police, coroner’s... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughterAn Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughter
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
An Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father was paying more attention to them than the couple’s 3-year-old daughter. Logan County, Ohio, prosecutor William Goslee said Brittany Pilkington, 23, confessed that she... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughterAn Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughter
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 13 days ago
An Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father was paying more attention to them than the couple’s 3-year-old daughter. Logan County, Ohio, prosecutor William Goslee said Brittany Pilkington, 23, confessed that she... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughterAn Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father
Mom says she killed 3 sons because dad was ignoring daughter
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
An Ohio mother confessed Tuesday to killing her three sons because their father was paying more attention to them than the couple’s 3-year-old daughter. Logan County, Ohio, prosecutor William Goslee said Brittany Pilkington, 23, confessed that she... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Oakhill prosecutors to use Cafaro ‘records’CLEVELAND Prosecutors in the Oakhill Renaissance Place criminal-corruption cas
Oakhill prosecutors to use Cafaro ‘records’
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
CLEVELAND Prosecutors in the Oakhill Renaissance Place criminal-corruption case will use 180 pages of records given to them from retired businessman Anthony Cafaro Sr. as evidence against the three defendants during the trial. The evidence was... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Children returned to mom’s care six days before baby’s deathA judge returned a 23-year-old Bellefontaine woman’s children to her care six d
Children returned to mom’s care six days before baby’s death
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
A judge returned a 23-year-old Bellefontaine woman’s children to her care six days before police said she confessed to killing her infant Tuesday and two other sons over the past year. Brittany Pilkington, of 868 E. Sandusky Ave., has been charged... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Children returned to mom’s care six days before baby’s deathA judge returned a 23-year-old Bellefontaine woman’s children to her care six d
Children returned to mom’s care six days before baby’s death
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
A judge returned a 23-year-old Bellefontaine woman’s children to her care six days before police said she confessed to killing her infant Tuesday and two other sons over the past year. Brittany Pilkington, of 868 E. Sandusky Ave., has been charged... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Job and Family Services director leaving for Charlotte Helpful Links Anthony S. Trotman has resigned as director of the Franklin Co
Job and Family Services director leaving for Charlotte
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Helpful Links Anthony S. Trotman has resigned as director of the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services to take a job with Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. Franklin County... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
BWC investigations result in 12 workers’ comp fraud convictions last monthOfficials with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Administrator announced
BWC investigations result in 12 workers’ comp fraud convictions last month
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
Officials with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Administrator announced that one dozen people were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system in July 2015. The following is a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Error leaves Clark County foster parents waiting on checksSocial services Local Payments to families who provide care for more than 100
Error leaves Clark County foster parents waiting on checks
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Social services Local Payments to families who provide care for more than 100 Clark County foster children were delayed by an error at the local Department of Job and Family Services this... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County foster payments delayedPayments to families who provide care for more than 100 Clark County foster chi
Clark County foster payments delayed
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Payments to families who provide care for more than 100 Clark County foster children were delayed by an error at the local Department of Job and Family Services this month. Linda Stampley, a foster parent of a 6-month-old boy, said caregivers didn’t... Read more
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