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News Headlines from Saturday, April 29, 2017

MARCH FOR BABIES

It's time to lace up the shoes for a very important fundraiser.

Katie Christian with the March of Dimes

Katie Christian, with the March of Dimes, said proceeds from Sunday's event supports their mission to help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies have a healthy start. In an average year in Ohio, 140,000 babies are born - 14,000 of them are born too soon and 1,000 die before reaching their first birthday. To register or for more information visit www.marchforbabies.org.

RAMP CLOSURE

On Tuesday, May 2, the Ohio 79 south to Interstate 70 east on ramp will be closed between 7:00am and 5:00pm. This closure is a continuation of the patching work taking place on all of the ramps at the Ohio 79 Interchange. Traffic will be detoured from Ohio 79 south to U.S. 40 east, to Ohio13 south.

ONG BRIGADE DEPLOYMENT

About 280 Soldiers from the Ohio National Guard’s 371st Sustainment Brigade are deploying overseas in support of operations in Southwest Asia. Before deploying to their overseas duty location, the Soldiers will undergo mobilization training at Fort Hood, Texas. The unit has previously deployed three times since the beginning of the War on Terrorism.

FAIR HOUSING EDUCATION

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services continues to provide fair housing education and outreach services in an effort to increase awareness and understanding about fair housing rights throughout Ohio. Statistics show that more than two million instances of housing discrimination occur each year, but less than one percent of cases are reported.

OHIO HAS A GAMBLING PROBLEM

According to the personal-finance website WalletHub, Ohio ranked 10th in the 2017 Most Gambling-Addicted States report.

WalletHub Analyst Jill Gonzalez

WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez said in Ohio 3 percent of adults are considered to have a gambling disorder.

 

Archived Headlines From:

Monday, April 24

Tuesday, April 25 Wednesday, April 26

Thursday, April 27

Friday, April 28  
 

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