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    Students pack bottled water in school supplies this year

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:55:24 GMT
    Nathan Rizer came to Owens Community College all the way from Columbus to study machinery. The new student heard about the Toledo water crisis earlier this month and came ready to go."The locals said I should pretty much drink bottled water but I can pretty much shower and brush my teeth," says Rizer. "I decided to still stick with bottled water, just in case."OCC leaders brought in bottled water and covered drinking fountains during the water emergency earlier this month. If it were to happe...
    Nathan Rizer came to Owens Community College all the way from Columbus to study machinery. The new student heard about the Toledo water crisis earlier this month and came ready to go."The locals said I should pretty much drink bottled water but I can pretty much shower and brush my teeth," says Rizer. "I decided to still stick with bottled water, just in case."OCC leaders brought in bottled water and covered drinking fountains during the water emergency earlier this month. If it were to happe...
  • Fighting human trafficking after 11 arrests

    Fighting human trafficking after 11 arrests

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:40:41 GMT
    The Wood County Sheriff is hoping to send a clear message: human trafficking will not be tolerated."We're really working hard to get to the point where they say no, we're not going to meet in Wood county," Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said.Last weekend, law enforcement agencies from around the area set their sights on Bowling Green.Sheriff's deputies set up at the Days Inn Hotel and ended up making 11 arrests."Part of the reason we chose this past weekend is because the tractor pull," the sheriff ...
    The Wood County Sheriff is hoping to send a clear message: human trafficking will not be tolerated."We're really working hard to get to the point where they say no, we're not going to meet in Wood county," Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said.Last weekend, law enforcement agencies from around the area set their sights on Bowling Green.Sheriff's deputies set up at the Days Inn Hotel and ended up making 11 arrests."Part of the reason we chose this past weekend is because the tractor pull," the sheriff ...
  • Local coupon expert bags big back to school savings

    Local coupon expert bags big back to school savings

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:54:29 GMT
    If you're a parent you know how much it can cost to get the kids back in class. According to the National Retail Federation spending will be up about 5% this year on clothes, shoes, electronics and supplies. When it comes to supplies we wanted to find some of the best deals in town 13abc's Lissa Guyton hit the stores with a local savings expert. Joni Meyer-Crothers is a nationally recognized coupon clipper. We were amazed at what she was able to buy for less than a dollar and she is sharing a...
    If you're a parent you know how much it can cost to get the kids back in class. According to the National Retail Federation spending will be up about 5% this year on clothes, shoes, electronics and supplies. When it comes to supplies we wanted to find some of the best deals in town 13abc's Lissa Guyton hit the stores with a local savings expert. Joni Meyer-Crothers is a nationally recognized coupon clipper. We were amazed at what she was able to buy for less than a dollar and she is sharing a...

Got a product idea you'd like to see on Walmart's shelves? The retail giant is holding a contest that could make that dream a reality!

The contest is called "Get on the Shelf." Entrepreneurs and inventors can enter products in any of the store's categories, such as clothing, electronics and household goods.

The public will vote online for the top three finalists, which will be sold on Walmart.com.

The top winner will be sold in the stores nationwide.

Learn more at GetOnTheShelf.com.

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  • Lawyers file civil rights complaint over Ohio's food stamp requirements

    Lawyers file civil rights complaint over Ohio's food stamp requirements

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-08-19 09:38:20 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over the state's move to enforce work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in most counties, saying the decision has disproportionately impacted minorities in urban areas.Ohio previously had not enforced the federal welfare-to-work requirements. But officials at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reinstated the rules last year in most Ohio counties citing an impr...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over the state's move to enforce work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in most counties, saying the decision has disproportionately impacted minorities in urban areas.Ohio previously had not enforced the federal welfare-to-work requirements. But officials at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reinstated the rules last year in most Ohio counties citing an impr...
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