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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. 

Lake Township Crash Kills One

One person is dead after a vehicle accident in Lake Township Wednesday. The crash happened on Cleveland Avenue NW and Raymond Street NW just before 1:00. Officers say at least two vehicles were involved in the collision. No further details are available at this time. 

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