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Canal Fulton store offers a chance to purchase a piece of your childhood

What do a Chatty Cathy Doll, Mystery Date Game, a Slinky, Lionel Electric Train Set and Lincoln Logs all have in common? They’re all toys one might find inside a store called “The Toys Time Forgot.”
“We sell people’s childhood memories back to them,” said owner Daniel Hare. “Nothing beats ... (full story)

Smaller mutual funds

Dear Mr. Berko: I have $85,000 to invest for pure growth for my 4-year-old granddaughter. I want to buy five to seven no-load mutual funds with small portfolios -- ones containing about 40 individual issues. I have been reading you for 31 years. Your help would be appreciated. -- WP, Cleveland
Dear WP: This is a tough question. S ... (full story)


Lubbock man remembers the unruly B-26

Lubbock man remembers the unruly B-26

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — There's a Martin B-26 model plane on the coffee table in Henry Jennings' Lubbock home.
He has a maximum amount of experience in the twin-engine B-26 bomber, all of it gained in the United States while training and then training others in the mechanical side of the plane during World War II.
Although ... (full story)


Bill aims to protect small firms from big workers' comp costs

Rep. Robert McColley believes lawmakers have a duty to correct inequities in existing law.
With that in mind, McColley, R-Napoleon, is jointly sponsoring a bill with Rep. Michael Henne, R-Clayton, that would allow a state fund employer to have a workers’ compensation claim that is likely to be subrogated by a third party pa ... (full story)

Senators want tougher penalties for child abusers

Sens. Joe Schiavoni, D-Canfield, and Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, are calling for tougher penalties for individuals found guilty of purposefully causing harm to a child under the age of 13.
The pair are jointly sponsoring a measure, Senate Bill 178, that would impose an additional mandatory prison term of one to five years.
&l ... (full story)

Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program

Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program

COLUMBUS (AP) — As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.
He passes away two days later in ear ... (full story)

Ohio panel clears charter overhaul lauded as major step

COLUMBUS (AP) — Supporters said a sweeping charter-school reform bill moving through the Ohio General Assembly is expected to show the state and the nation that policymakers are serious about improving the education option long touted as an alternative to traditional public education.
Compromise legislation laying out a hos ... (full story)