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A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to "drive safe" after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. The officer shared those feelings in an emotional post about stopping a speeding teen driver who was going 100 mph on State Route 10. The posted speed limit is 65.  "Part of your soul disappears every time you have to tell parents that... [Read More]
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Warren County deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped early Monday morning while being transferred from an area hospital. [Read More]
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Unlike other states, Ohio isn't in any rush to capitalize on a recent U.S. Supreme Court tax ruling that would mean millions of dollars for the state. The June ruling allows states to force online and catalog retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the state. If enforced, the ruling would add to shoppers' bills but, proponents argue, would also level the retail playing field. Since the ruling, at least 26 of the 45 states with a sales... [Read More]
Reach The Independent's comment line at 330-775-1108. [Read More]
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Massillon, Central Catholic, Northwest and Canton South enter this week's Mayor's Cup with many different things to prove. [Read More]
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The Wright Brothers National Museum displays more Wright family artifacts than any place in the world. On this 115th anniversary of flight, here are 5 historical treasures to see in Dayton, Ohio. [Read More]
Dr. Mark Erbaugh, Director of International Programs in Agriculture, and Dr. Luis Cañas, Associate Professor in the Department of Entomology, traveled to the Pan-American School of Agriculture – popularly referred to as Zamorano University - in Honduras from December 6 – 12, 2018, to reaffirm and strengthen existing linkages on behalf of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).  Zamorano is a premier agricultural university... [Read More]
The officer says the reckless teen driver "seemed like a really nice kid who made a bad decision." [Read More]
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The State Highway Patrol says it's opening a statewide training facility for police dogs used by the patrol and other law enforcement agencies in Ohio. The $1.4 million facility will feature classrooms, offices, dorms, kennels and a training building in one site in Marysville in central Ohio. The facility opening Monday will be used to train new dogs and handlers for the patrol and other departments, as well as for required ongoing training. The patrol has... [Read More]
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A police officer in a Cleveland suburb posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph in a 65 mph zone. The officer wrote on Facebook Sunday that he didn't feel bad about writing the ticket because the teen needs to slow down before causing a fatal crash. The officer says the reckless teen driver "seemed like a really nice kid who made a bad decision." The officer posted a photo of the ticket. [Read More]
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A Port and Waterways Safety Assessment conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard on the Cuyahoga River offers ideas of how to make the crowded, crooked river safer. [Read More]
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One Ohio county is dramatically reducing the number of deaths related to opioid overdoses. A new report shows overdose deaths plunged by 31 percent in Hamilton County, which includes Cincinnati. There was also a 42 percent drop in emergency room visits. Health officials credit a new program that gives away the overdose-reversal drug Narcan for free. Don Dahler reports. [Read More]
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Mollie McIntosh is an associate professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, our latest featured alumni. [Read More]
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A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to "drive safe" after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. [Read More]
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A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to "drive safe" after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. [Read More]
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A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to "drive safe" after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. [Read More]
A new report shows that Northeast Ohio is on-track to have one-million job openings over the next five years – but the total employment picture will remain relatively flat. Team NEO report Team NEO's quarterly report examines the economy across various sectors. The study shows that, overall, there will be a need for about a million replacement workers as current employees – the tail end of the Baby Boomers – leave the workforce. Jacob Duritsky, Vice President of Strategy and Research at Team NEO, says many of those jobs will be in manufacturing and related jobs . "There's demand... [Read More]
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