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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Job and Family Services director named to state work group

Fisher's term will run through June 16, 2015. Fisher was named to the board along with Laura Abu-Absi, from Franklin County, and Joel Potts, of Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

Library teaching science on the go

Whether you are an adult or older student, come to a free presentation on science apps for mobile devices, entitled "Science on the Go! Top Free Science Apps for Your Ipad or Android."

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The Advocate

Newark Jazz and Ribs Festival is back

In just a few days, local barbeque masters will be firing up their grills while multiple musicians will be tuning up their instruments.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Granville, OH

The Advocate

Transit board may cut Sunday bus service

Transportation services in Licking County could be reduced on Sundays in the near future, but the change has been in the works for nearly a year.

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The Advocate

Local youth come together to present 'A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court'

Imagine waking up in a world without cellphones, refrigerators or cars, where people believe natural phenomenon such as eclipses are the work of powerful wizards.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Arts, Theater

The Advocate

Senior Center makes its next move

Licking County Commissioner Doug Smith and Licking County Senior Levy Committee Chair Dan Hunt joined the Granville Senior Center Board of Directors, staff and members at a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house June 27, welcoming its members into a new facility.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Licking County Settlers 21, Cincinnati Steam 8

Eric Scheuermann got the win, striking out six in six innings. Brady Hamilton homered and had three RBI and Tanner Rainey homered.

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The Advocate

Businesses can earn county's 'Green Seal'

The Licking County Recycling Department is pleased to announce a new program that recognizes businesses in Licking County that incorporate recycling and other "green" practices in day-to-day operations.

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The Advocate

Vandalism suspect pleads not guilty, denied diversion

A 20-year-old man accused of being involved in an April vandalism spree that damaged more than 100 vehicles and businesses has pleaded not guilty after being denied entry into a diversion program.

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Related Topix: Frazeysburg, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Columbus Dispatch

Court ruling throws out cash-only bonds

The cost of getting out of jail potentially changed today under a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Justice Insider: Exemption could keep Dublin park snake-friendly

First, there was Snakes on a Plane . Now, slithering into the city of Dublin, the Justice Insider brings you Snake on a Playground .

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Related Topix: Granville, OH

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Cincinnati Flames 2, Licking County 16U Athletics baseball 0

Nate Munyan, Sam Stewart and Cody Dennis had two hits each for the A's , who play in the Buckeye Elite this weekend.

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The Advocate

Heath couple honored as PNB Difference Makers

For their tireless work with local nonprofit agencies, Warren and Cynthia Rarick were honored with the 2014 Heath Difference Makers award by Park National Bank.

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Related Topix: Heath, OH, Newark, OH, Columbus, OH

The Advocate

Historical society seeking photographs

The Licking County Historical Society is seeking donations of historical photographs to add to its archives.

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The Advocate

Public Records: Television, stereo system stolen in Newark

Newark police Property was reported stolen from a residence on the 400 block of Mount Vernon Road before 9:23 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, TV, Electronics, Hebron, OH, Johnstown, OH

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Advocate

Settlers split with Hamilton

The Settlers won the opener, 10-0, but were limited to two hits in a 9-1 loss to the visiting Hamilton Joes in Game 2. Matt Dennis tossed a four-hit complete game in the win, walking three and striking out two.

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The Advocate

Heath xperion plant to produce tanks for 3M

HEATH - German automotive supplier xperion Energy and Environment announced an agreement with 3M to build compressed natural gas tanks in Heath.

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Related Topix: Heath, OH, Ohio, US Military, US Navy, Newark, OH, New Albany, OH

The Advocate

Back to school

For a while, Janice Koivula didn't do much but work, study, sleep, repeat. She was working full time at a medical-insurance company.

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Related Topix: Health, Massage Therapy, Newark, OH

The Advocate

Local outlets, resources for adult education abound

Financial aid is available, and OSU offers a tuition option payment plan. To estimate your total annual cost of attending, visit www.sfa.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Ohio State University, Reynoldsburg, OH, Mount Vernon, OH, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Advocate

Colleges battling enrollment decreases

The folks in admissions might be sweating a bit. It's been a rough couple of years for higher education when it comes to enrollment, and experts are predicting the rough patch will continue.

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Related Topix: Denison University, Newark, OH, Ohio State University

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