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  • Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:20:52 GMT
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
  • Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:44:51 GMT
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
  • Fallen Sandusky officer memorialized

    Fallen Sandusky officer memorialized

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:17:48 GMT
    Memories of officer Andy Dunn are still fresh in the minds of his fellow Sandusky police officers."He was a fun loving guy," Sandusky police chief, John Orzech said.Now, three and a half years after his death, Dunn has an honor chair inside of the department. His name, the department badge and the date he was shot and killed in the line of duty are engraved into the wood."We feel blessed to have this chair in our roll call room to keep Andy's memory alive," Chief Orzech said. Tributes to thei...
    Memories of officer Andy Dunn are still fresh in the minds of his fellow Sandusky police officers."He was a fun loving guy," Sandusky police chief, John Orzech said.Now, three and a half years after his death, Dunn has an honor chair inside of the department. His name, the department badge and the date he was shot and killed in the line of duty are engraved into the wood."We feel blessed to have this chair in our roll call room to keep Andy's memory alive," Chief Orzech said. Tributes to thei...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - FEBRUARY 19, 2013

FORD PLANT MOVING TO OHIO

(AP) - A person briefed on the matter says Ford is moving production of a popular small engine from Spain to a plant near Cleveland. The person says that on Thursday, Ford will announce a $200 million investment at its factory in Brook Park, Ohio. The plant will produce the 2-Liter "EcoBoost" engine that's now built in Valencia, Spain.

STATE OF THE STATE

(AP) - Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday during his third State of the State speech that Ohio has seen wholesale improvements since he took office but now is not the time to "rest on our laurels." Making the case for his latest round of sweeping policy proposals in the upcoming budget, Kasich told lawmakers, invited guests and a television audience that big changes he's made to government so far are showing results. "We must not fear big ideas. We must embrace them," the Republican governor said in a speech before about 1,700 at Lima's Civic Center.

AMISH HATE CRIME

(AP) - Amish convicted in hair- and beard-cutting hate crime attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio are lining up to appeal their convictions. By this afternoon, 10 of 16 defendants sentenced this month in Cleveland federal court had asked the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to reverse their convictions.

GAS EXPLOSION ROCKS KC

(AP) - At least 14 people have been injured in massive gas explosion in an upscale shopping district of Kansas City, Mo. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the blast, but officials say it may have stemmed from an accident involving a utility contractor. The blast destroyed a restaurant, but it's unclear whether anyone was killed.

BP AGREEMENT

(AP) - BP and the federal government have agreed that 34 million gallons of oil captured during the massive 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico can't count toward civil penalties the oil giant faces. BP contends the oil was burned or shipped to shore before it could enter the Gulf waters and should not count in calculating the company's Clean Water Act penalties. The penalties still will total billions of dollars.

CHINA CYBER ATTACK

(AP) - Officials say the White House will lay out a new report tomorrow that suggests a more aggressive response to cyberattacks from China. A U.S. security firm says the attacks stole massive amounts of information from military contractors, energy companies and other key industries in the U.S. and elsewhere. Virginia-based Mandiant says the cyberattacks have been traced to a People's Liberation Army Unit.

OFFICE DEPOT OFFICEMAX MERGER?

(AP) - Reports that Office Depot and OfficeMax are discussing a merger has helped push stocks higher. The Dow rose 54 points to close at 14,036 -- within reach of its all-time high. The S&P gained 11, while the Nasdaq added 22 points. The news about Office Depot and OfficeMax comes in the wake of deals for Heinz and Dell, and that has some investors betting that more deals are on the way.

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