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Local School Receives National Honor

A local elementary school is being recognized nationally. Superintendent of Plain Local Schools, Brent May, says he is proud to announce that Avondale Elementary in Canton has received the national Blue Ribbon honor.  May says they will send a teacher to Washington DC to accept the award and a flag in person. And says the blue ribbon distinction will hopefully help in terms of grant money in the future. The award is based on the school's overall academic excellence as well as progress in closing achievement gaps among student groups. 
 

One Dead in Shooting at Alliance Restaurant

A suspect in that fatal shooting in Alliance is reportedly in custody. Police were called to Blue Fig just before 2:00 Wednesday afternoon on a call of shots-fired at the restaurant on West State Street. Officials say one person was killed in the incident which apparently occurred following an argument. Few details surrounding the situation are known at this time, but officials say they believe the argument happened between two kitchen employees in which, one returned with a gun. The investigation is still ongoing. 
 

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Man found shot to death near Dunkin' Donuts store

A man was found shot to death tonight near a Dunkin' Donuts store on the North Side. Columbus police think it was a drug deal gone bad.

Quarter Horse Congress high-tails it into town

Giant show opens on Thursday at fairgrounds and features nearly a month of competitions, sales and other activities.

Reynoldsburg teachers, board talking after judge orders mediation

A judge declined this morning to immediately close Reynoldsburg schools and ordered mediation for the school board, the teacher’s union and a parent who filed a lawsuit asking the court to shut down the schools because of safety concerns during the teachers strike. While all sides are behind closed doors, the teacher’s union and school board could resolve their contract dispute.

Mom in Ohio sues after birth of mixed-race baby

A white Ohio woman is suing a sperm bank for mistakenly giving her and her white same-sex partner sperm from an African-American donor, her attorney said today.

NATIONAL NEWS

Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware.

2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear

NEW YORK (AP) — Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday.

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.

Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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