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Governor Kasich made it official Wednesday.

Gov. John Kasich

Gov. Kasich thanked all of his supporters and said the people of the country changed him with the stories of their lives.


A 59-year-old Baltimore woman, will spend the next eight years in prison after admitting to setting fire to a neighbor's home. Tuesday, Deborah Stewart pleaded guilty to aggravated arson and attempted aggravated arson in connection with a September 2015 incident at a home on Washington Street. It's not the first time Stewart has run afoul of the law. In May 2007, she pleaded guilty to aggravated arson for setting a fire at a hotel.


The Licking County Animal Shelter has initiated a new bidding policy for folks who want to adopt a dog.

David Shellhouse Director Licking County Animal Control

David Shellhouse, director Licking County Animal Control, said the normal adoption cost is $125, and the highest bidder will go home with the dog at the end of the traditional three-day holding period.


New York-based Aeropostale announced Wednesday that it will be closing 113 of its 739 stores in the United States and 41 in Canada. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In central Ohio Aeropostale is closing stores at Indian Mound Mall in Heath, Eastland Mall in Columbus and Colony Square Mall in Zanesville.


Licking Memorial Health Systems will host a Walk with a Doc event on Saturday, May 7, at 9:00 a.m. at Municipal Park in Pataskala. Dr. Amanda Quisno, of Foot and Ankle Specialists of Central Ohio, will discuss common causes of heel pain. Healthy snacks and blood pressure screenings will be provided. This event is free; however, registration is required. To register for the walk, call LMHS Public Relations at 740-348-1572.


The Newark Parks Department will hold the annual “Dale Miller Trout Derby” on Saturday at T. J. Evans Park. Those wishing to participate may register the day of the event at the park. Registration for the event is free, however persons 18 years of age and older are required to have a City of Newark fishing permit. Permits will be available for purchase at the park the morning of the tournament, or may be purchased in advance at the Newark Parks/Cemetery Office located on North Cedar Street. The park will be closed Friday in order to stock the quarries with trout and will re-open Saturday at 7:00 a.m.


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