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News Headlines from Monday, September 16, 2019

FATAL CRASH

A 39-year-old Pleasentville man was killed in a weekend crash in Fairfield County. According to the Lancaster Post of the State Patrol, Saturday around 10:10am, Joe Zaayer, was driving east on Ohio 204 when he apparently failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of 204 and Ohio 37 and was struck by a tractor trailer. The driver of the truck was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.

MCSO LOOKING FOR SUSPECT

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a man wanted for questioning related to a breaking and entering and theft that occurred in the Coopermill Road area.  If you have any information contact the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office.

ROAD WORK

Beginning today, US 40 will be closed to traffic just west of Ohio 158 while crews replace two culverts. The work is expected to be completed by Friday, September 27.

PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE

The Granville School District strives to help students in and out of the classroom. Superintendent Jeff Brown says one of the ways they do that is through the Portrait of a Graduate program.

Granville Superintendent Jeff Brown

Brown said the Portrait of a Graduate program has been well received by students, staff and the community.

SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF UNINSURED

New census data reveals Ohio’s uninsured rate edged up a .50 percent between 2017 to 2018 to 6.5 percent – that’s about 58,000 more people without health coverage. Emily Campbell with the Center for Community Solutions contends it's become more difficult to connect to affordable health insurance options.

Emily Campbell with the Center for Community Solutions

The Census Bureau says eight states saw increases in their uninsured rates, all less than one percentage point.

OSU IS NO. 6

Ohio State’s big win over Indiana did not help them in the polls. The Buckeyes remain at No. 6 in both the Associated Press and Coaches Top 25 polls. Ohio State is home Saturday afternoon hosting Miami of Ohio.

 

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