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Marion, Ohio is located in Marion County. Zip codes in Marion, OH include 43306, 43302, and 43301. The median home price in Marion is $67,900. More Marion information.

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4 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Marion commissioners ready for casino tax revenue shortfall

Projecting conservatively its share of revenue from the state's four casinos has allowed the Marion County Board of Commissioners to avoid a rude surprise, Commissioner Ken Stiverson said on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Marion Star

Jackson's 50th wedding anniversary celebrated

They were married on July 12, 1964, in Delaware, by the Rev. Crawford at his home in Delaware.

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The Marion Star

Shoe, shoot and shop the Loop

Even in the heat of summer, Karen Herr has snowflakes on her mind. "One of the things I got was 'I don't like the white,'" she said of the downtown Christmas decorations that light up Marion every winter.

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The Marion Star

Be safe on city streets this summer

One construction worker, who asked to remain anonymous, said there have been several times he would have liked to have thrown tacks in front of vehicles as they zoomed by where he was working along the road.

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The Marion Star

Experts say brain damage, not weakness, leads to repeated drug use

An addict craves drugs the way most people crave food, water and sex. That's because the parts of the brain that remind you to eat, drink and repopulate the species are the same portions that drugs attack.

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The Marion Star

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Marion Star

Marion man pleads no contest to aggravated vehicular homicide

A man awaits sentencing following a December car crash that killed two. Robert A. Persinger Jr., 31, of Marion, pleaded no contest to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and one count of aggravated vehicular assault Friday afternoon, according to Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager.

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The Marion Star

Columbus hearing on Aqua Ohio rate request July 28

Customers of Aqua Ohio can comment on the company's request for an 11.75 percent companywide water rate increase in person at a July 28 evidentiary hearing in Columbus and/or in writing, a spokesman for the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Marion Star

The Gathering Place hosting 'Inspire Marion'

"Inspire Marion" is 90 minutes of people gathering to know, understand and apply God's Word on building meaningful relationships that are healthy, personal and trusting.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Marion Star

Law director speaks out at water hearing

Aqua Ohio Inc.'s request for an 11.75 percent water rate increase company wide -- which would be a 7.3 percent increase for Marion-area customers -- is too much, Marion City Law Director Mark Russell said during a public hearing Wednesday evening.

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The Marion Star

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report available

<![CDATA[A copy of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2013 and the related supporting documents are available for public inspection at the office of Joan M. Kasotis, auditor of Marion County, 222 W. Center St., Suite 1031, Marion, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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The Marion Star

Marion teen accused of arson in stolen vehicle case

Police and firefighters are investigating an alleged arson of a stolen vehicle. Police have arrested Tyler Rawlins, 18, of Marion, on felony charges of arson, burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, breaking and entering and tampering with evidence for his involvement with a vehicle fire Wednesday morning.

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The Montreal Gazette

Former U.S. president Harding found passion in Montreal

Warren Harding is remembered as the first sitting U.S. president to have visited Canada, but it was an illicit trip to Montreal before he became president that is raising eyebrows more than a century later.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

News Journal

Mayes hoops tourney coming to Marion

It is $175 per team and is double elimination. It is open to the first 20 teams.

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Business Journal

Union Bank CEO excited by upside with Ohio State Bank

After 100 years of focusing on simple deposit-and-loan banking in northwest Ohio, Union Bank Co.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Marion Star

There is a different side of Marion to see from a bike

I'm still working on getting rid of that extra weight from this winter and returning to our theme of Let's Get Active is much needed.

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The Marion Star

Jury finds Armengau guilty on nine of 18 charges

A Franklin County jury found attorney Javier Armengau guilty Monday on nine of 18 charges, including one count of rape, four counts of sexual battery and two counts of gross sexual imposition.

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ABC News

American Presidenta TMs Steamy Affair Resurrected

Better late than never - one of history's weakest American presidents is finally getting the opportunity to stir up a steamy legacy for himself, nearly a century after his death.

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Last Week of Aqua Ohio's Water Main Flushing in Marion

Aqua Ohio's Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Marion Star

Council to buy new city vehicles, talk possibility of two-way streets

The city of Marion will begin taking steps to purchase new city vehicles, and discuss making two main streets two-way, at City Council committees Monday night.

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