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Legendary Actor Sidney Poitier Passes Away

The picture above shows a  security guard shields actor Sidney Poitier from being mobbed by fan as…

‘Ice’ Theme for First ‘First Friday’ in 2022

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – It’s the “first” First Friday of the year in downtown…

TD’s Tailgate Closes Canton Location

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Blame it on the pandemic. A popular Canton bar and…

AAA: Stark Gas Prices Up 30-Cents in Last Few Days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Gasoline prices which had been slowly falling for many weeks…

Ohio’s Per-Capita Coronavirus Number Up Again

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The weekly Ohio per-capita coronavirus case figure keeps climbing. It…

CAM Workers: Someone Paid Ransom to Release Haitian Hostages, They Don’t Know Who

BERLIN, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Someone paid an unknown amount of ransom money to help…

Canton Police Release Body Cam Video of Officer-Involved Shooting

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Disturbing police body cam video of the shooting incident that…

Stark County Highway Death Toll Reaches 39 for 2021

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – 39 people were killed on Stark County highways last year…

Former Canton Man Charged with Murder Apparently Dies in Columbus Jail

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 19-year-old former Canton man accused of killing two Columbus…

Huge Fine Proposed for Diesel Fuel Contamination During Rover Pipeline Build

WASHINGTON, DC (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Federal regulators are proposing a $40 million fine against the…



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