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Governor Kasich expected to veto bills supported by Ginter

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LISBON — Gov. John Kasich is expected to veto two controversial bills supported by state Rep. Tim Ginter, R-Salem. The lame-duck session of the state legislature recently approved a bill banning abortions when a heartbeat is detected in an unborn child, which can be as early as six weeks ...

Down, but not out: Riley Moore plots next moves

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CHARLESTON — After his recent 12-point loss for his first re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates, you’d think Del. Riley Moore would take a much-needed break from politics. Yet, much like his famous grandfather who came back after several political defeats and even fought his ...

SL students lead toy collection

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SALINEVILLE — Two Southern Local High School seniors have started a Christmas campaign to help kids have a brighter holiday. Seniors Jayson Bott and Bryan Anderson are collaborating on an effort to help children in the area by conducting a toy drive at the school. The collection began Nov. ...

Lisbon to get new coffee shop

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LISBON — A new coffee shop is coming to town, brought to you by ATG Worldwide. ATG Worldwide’s Adam Newbold is planning to open a coffee shop at 130 E. Lincoln Way, making the announcement on Facebook recently. Newbold, who could not be reached for comment, recently posted on Facebook ...

Contract extended for coach

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By STEVE RAPPACH srappach@reviewonline.com WELLSVILLE — Robert Ramsey will remain as Wellsville’s head football coach for the next two years, as approved by the Wellsville Board of Education Monday evening. With a 4-0 vote, with board member Austin Dalrymple absent, the board approved ...

Multiple charges filed for Ravenna resident following accident

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LISBON — A Portage County man is facing aggravated vehicular homicide charges for causing the July fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of a Salem-area woman and left several other people injured. Justin W. Stalnaker, 39, of Ravenna, was served this week with a secret indictment ...

City fire contract OK’d by council

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The city has approved reinstating lieutenants to the fire department. The reinstatement was included in the new three-year contract unanimously approved by council this week that also featured a 2.5 percent wage increase. The department did away with lieutenants several ...

County unemployment dipped to a new level for October

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate increased in October along with 83 of Ohio’s 88 counties. The county’s jobless rate increased from 4.6 percent in September to 4.8 percent last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family ...

Action taken, relief in property taxes for landowners

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SALINEVILLE — Southern Local landowners will see a slight decrease in their property taxes because of action taken at last week’s school board meeting. The board voted to decrease the amount collected on a bond issue, from 3.1 mills to 2.7 mills starting in 2019, with the 0.4 decrease ...