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Two Arrested in Meth Lab Bust in Canal Fulton

A Meth lab was discovered on East Cherry Street in Canal Fulton almost by accident. Police stopped a car for a traffic violation which led to a search of the home of 41 year old Lori Miller located on Cathedral Circle in Canal Fulton. According to police officials, the search of the home led to the discovery of two active meth labs and multiple items used to produce meth. Stark County's Haz-Mat team was called to the location - assisted by Canal Fulton police and fire departments, as well as Lawrence Township and the Stark County Sheriff's department. 33 year old John Greenwald Junior was also arrested at the scene. Two children, ages five and six, were also in the home, adding two counts of child endangerment to both Miller and Greenwald along with other drug-related charges. Both suspects have been booked in Stark County Jail. The investigation is still ongoing

A Partnership Plan Between Local Governments Moves Forward

Plain Township and the City of Canton are about to embark on an economic partnership to help attract new business and development to the area. Township trustees voted 3 - 0 to move ahead with the proposal. Township Trustee Scott Haws says the partnership will be the best of both worlds.Haws made it clear that the additional income tax revenue would not affect current property owners and would only apply to new ventures and development. Canton City Council is expected to approve the proposal at Monday night's meeting.

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Demolition work finally begins at Cooper Stadium

Demolition work has finally begun on Cooper Stadium, starting the transformation of Columbus’ venerable home of minor league baseball into a race track. Crews today are tearing down a building behind the grandstand along the first base line.

Ohio State spells out costs, benefits of Gee’s move to West Virginia

Ohio State University will provide lifetime health insurance to former President E. Gordon Gee once he no longer has a job, and he will receive $800,000 that the university promised last year, under a deal released today. But the majority of the $5.8 million, five-year retirement package OSU offered Gee last year will evaporate when Gee officially becomes West Virginia University’s president on July 1.

FitzGerald launches radio ad attacking Kasich in race for governor

Democrat Ed FitzGerald has launched his rebuttal to opponent Gov. John Kasich’s first TV ad of the 2014 campaign, a less-expensive but more pointed radio ad running statewide.

Sobriety checkpoint planned for tonight

The Franklin County DUI Task Force will set up a sobriety checkpoint in Truro Township tonight. The checkpoint will run from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Refugee Road west of Noe-Bixby Road.

NATIONAL NEWS

Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury

NEW YORK (AP) — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people.

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