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Road Closure in Massillon


Traffic may be slowed at times both Friday and Saturday along Walnut Road in Massillon as electric crews are busy upgrading power lines and poles in that area.  The work will continue through Saturday starting at Duncan Street Southwest and going to 16th Street.  But, no road closures are expected because of the work.  A small section of 16th Street at Walnut may be closed at times today when wires are pulled, but the street will not be closed all day.

Absentee Ballots Sent Out in Ohio

Ohioans have less than three weeks to register to vote in the upcoming November election.  The Ohio Secretary of State's Office has already mailed  out absentee ballot applications to voters across the Buckeye State as they did in 2012.  But, unless the General Assembly changes its mind, it will be the last time a state-wide absentee ballot application will be mailed out. Carrie Davis, executive director of the Ohio League of Women Voters says however, undecided at the present time is the date when early voting begins in Ohio.



Man stabbed to death in North Linden by mother's boyfriend

Columbus police are investigating a stabbing this morning that killed a man in North Linden. Officers responded to reports of a stabbing at 1274 Manchester Ave. at 3:08 a.m., police said.

Reynoldsburg schools putting stricter measures in place on Monday

Reynoldsburg high-school students will face more restrictions when they return to school Monday, including scheduled restroom and exercise breaks.

Students, parents rally for Reynoldsburg teachers

Best buddies Carson Barry and Trinity Tobe showed their teachers some love today by asking Reynoldsburg school district officials to do more to end a teacher strike at a rally at Huber Park in the city. The 11-year-olds were among hundreds at the protest.

Attorney general candidates DeWine, Pepper are vastly different

The candidates for Ohio attorney general are both lawyers who are competitive and have boundless energy. Beyond that, Republican incumbent Mike DeWine and Democrat David Pepper share little common ground.


Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in a massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after it started, officials said Sunday.

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.

Some California wells run dry amid drought

EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by.

SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.

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