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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 20:53

Cambridge School Board Looking Ahead

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Personnel approved for 2014-15, bad financial news announced
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:44

Golf League Canceled

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Set to go on next week as normally scheduled

 

CAMBRIDGE, Oh. -- The Tuesday Morning Seniors Golf League at Wildfire is canceled for today. It's scheduled to resume next Tuesday, April 22, at 9 A.M.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:41

Preserve Pick-Up

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   CINCINNATI (AP) - Officials are beginning to focus on restoration as crews clean up remnants of thousands of gallons of oil that leaked into a nature preserve near Cincinnati.
 
   Traces of oil could be seen on rocks along an intermittent stream in the Oak Glen Nature Preserve as media were allowed to tour the site Monday for the first time since a pipeline leaked in mid-March.
 
   Federal officials estimated more than 20,000 gallons leaked. The parks agency that owns the preserve estimates that 80 to 90 percent of the oil has been removed from the site.
 
   Officials say they have not detected negative effects on local air and water quality because of the leak, though it affected some animals. About 31 small creatures have died, and officials say more were contaminated.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:40

Clinton Coming to Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton will headline an Ohio Democratic Party event this summer.
 
   The party says Clinton will speak at its annual state dinner in Columbus on June 13. State Democratic chairman Chris Redfern says the party is thrilled to have a speaker he calls a great leader and a lifelong fighter for working families.
 
   Clinton carried Ohio both times in his presidential elections. Wife Hillary Rodham Clinton won the state's Democratic primary in 2008 over eventual nominee and president Barack Obama.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:30

Park Proposal Takes Shape

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Veterans Park in Cambridge set to be built on old school site
 
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:27

Accused Columbus Man Nabbed in Cambridge

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Allegedly attempted murder
 
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:43

Gay Marriage Judge May Issue Stay

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Couples would not immediately gain rights
 

Council gives approval for support of Mental Health Levy

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:26

Transportation Head to Tour Ohio

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  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx planned to get a close look at projects in two Ohio areas.
 
   Foxx was scheduled to be in central Ohio Monday Morning. There, he planned to view the Pickaway East-West Connector Project, near the Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility in the Columbus area.
 
  Foxx plans Monday Afternoon to be in the Cincinnati suburb of Norwood. He will review transportation-related manufacturing projects, involving Amtrak Cities Sprinter 64 electric locomotives, at Siemens Motors Manufacturing.
 
   President Barack Obama last year nominated the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, to join his second-term Cabinet.

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:24

Cincinnati Eyeing RNC

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Officials in Cincinnati say their bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention hinges on fixing up their arena and raising the $55 million in private money required.
 
   A site visit by Republican officials is scheduled for later this month for Cincinnati, which must spruce up U.S. Bank Arena and figure out how a host committee can raise the millions in private money.
 
   The others in the running - Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Kansas City and Denver - are all bigger cities that have made past pitches or even hosted political conventions.
 
   Convention experts, local leaders and political insiders tell The Cincinnati Enquirer raising the money is the biggest hurdle. All of it goes to the RNC for event costs - lighting, security, transportation and catering.

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:18

Liberty Twp. Road Closures

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Two culvert replacements
 
Monday, 14 April 2014 10:14

Winter Weather to Make Brief Return

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Snow possible
 

Out-of-state marriages to be recognized
 
Monday, 14 April 2014 09:34

Local Gas Prices Far Below State Average

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State prices significantly higher than this time last year
 

Allegedly stabbed a bed
 
Sunday, 13 April 2014 09:23

Ohio couple dies in small plane crash

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Officials say a married couple from Ohio died after their plane crashed in West Virginia. The small plane was on its way from Akron, Ohio, to Spartanburg, S.C., when it crashed about 5 p.m. Friday near Riverside in eastern Kanawha County.

Media outlets report that the National Transportation Safety Board on Saturday identified those killed as 50-year-old Lazarus Sommers and his 56-year-old wife, Maryann Sommers. The couple was from Millersburg, Ohio. The Charleston Gazette reports that the pilot of the Piper PA-32 had reportedly asked for help navigating around bad weather.

The newspaper said that West Virginia State Police responding to the crash needed about two hours to find the site with a helicopter.

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) - The State Highway Patrol says no injuries were reported in the emergency landing of a single-engine plane on a golf course in southwest Ohio.

The patrol's Batavia post says the plane made the landing shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday on a fairway at the Stillmeadow Country Club in Clermont County. The patrol identified the two people on board as pilot Kenneth Howes and passenger and owner Karla Goodhouse, both of St. Clair, Illinois.

The patrol says its preliminary investigation indicates that engine failure after the plane took off from the Clermont County Airport forced the emergency landing. Investigators say the plane hit a sand bunker before coming to a stop and rolled partially on its side on the green. The Federal Aviation Administration responded to the scene south of Batavia.

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