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State COVID-19 case rates drop

The state saw a 40 percent reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents during the past four weeks but is at more than four times what is considered to be a high-transmission area. At the same time, the Ohio Department of Health reported 339 additional deaths Friday during ...

Falls reviews smart meters

NEWTON FALLS — Although the village spent $3.1 million on smart meters for water and electricity, some village officials want to put the installation project on hold. “The village is broke, and we are buying things we can’t afford and don’t need. We were told the return on the meters ...

Drugs, guns seized from Masury home

BROOKFIELD — Brookfield police Thursday morning seized suspected methamphetamine, drug-abuse instruments and two handguns during a search of 8118 Diamond St., Masury. While executing a search warrant, police found the house in “deplorable” conditions and possibly structurally unsound. ...

Southern Park Mall owner exits bankruptcy

BOARDMAN — Washington Prime Group, the Columbus-based owner / operator of Southern Park Mall and about 100 other retail centers across the U.S., has emerged from bankruptcy a leaner, more stable company. The company restructured its finances and implemented a reorganization plan, led by ...

Vance spouts Trump talking points on 2020 election loss

J.D. Vance, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, said massive fraud in the 2020 presidential election, including in Ohio, and a “big-tech” conspiracy engineered by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, cost Donald Trump the victory. “There were certainly people voting illegally on a large-scale ...

On the record: Champion

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Kelly Boyle, David Mahan, Jim Scher, John Pitts and Patricia Fisher The board: • Entered into an agreement with Hubbard schools for Champion athletes to participate in Hubbard’s student wrestling program. Superintendent John Grabowski said ...