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Legislation would allow for new types of materials in sewer, water line replacement

An adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. has outlined a case for the passage of House Bill 417.
The proposed legislation would ensure that all proven and acceptable piping materials are included in bids for water and wastewater utility service improvement projects.
“When we think of ... (full story)


Go For the Food: Buffalo, New York's chicken wings

Go For the Food: Buffalo, New York's chicken wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Credit for the classic Buffalo wing goes to Teressa Bellissimo, who developed the dish in the kitchen of the Anchor Bar in 1964. Fifty years later, the Main Street eatery remains a must-see for countless culinary visitors.
But there's no need to confine yourself to one place if you're winging your way ... (full story)


National


Whitehall man's home nonprofit radio station

Whitehall man's home nonprofit radio station

WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — For the last three months, John Alan has spent the majority of his time at home, throwing electricity into the air.
Among corn fields and trees of Whitehall is a house that sits on top of a hill, secluded from the average passer-by. Inside the house — which Alan and his wife purchased almost t ... (full story)


State


Justice Pfeifer shares view on parole

Darby Scarberry, an inmate in the North Central Correctional Complex in Marion, filed a claim alleging that the Ohio Adult Parole Authority (“OAPA”) violated his constitutional rights by denying his parole application based upon a report that falsely stated that he used a knife in a robbery and raped the victim.
Whil ... (full story)


Maximum sentence upheld for man with long criminal record

A panel of judges in the 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Medina County Court of Common Pleas, which sentenced a defendant to a maximum prison term after he violated the terms of his community control.
Mark Fernandez was indicted in July 2012 on one count of third-degree felony robbery.
Foll ... (full story)