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|News Headlines from Tuesday, August 21, 2018|
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of five individuals. Licking County Adult Probation and Licking County Municipal Court are actively searching for Bryan Frye, Mark Henderson, Jeromy Miller, Tara Myers and Christy Pane. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.
CRACKING DOWN ON VAPING
Newark City Council met in regular session Monday night and they unanimously approved an ordinance to add electronic nicotine delivery system – e cigarettes - to the city's smoking ban. Councilman Jonathan Lang spearheaded the legislation.
Lang brought the issue to city council after receiving a complaint from a business owner.
BACK TO SCHOOL
It's back to school today for students in the Newark School District. Motorists are urged to slow down while driving through school zones and to keep an eye out for kids who may be walking or riding a bike to and from school.
COMPUTER SYSTEM UPGRADE
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is in the process of completing the transition from the old public assistance computer system to the new system.
John Fisher, director Licking County Job and Family Services, said the public assistance computer system will be shut down from Thursday, Aug. 23 through Monday, Aug. 27. Fisher urges everyone to have patience while the upgrade is taking place.
The Heath Police Department is warning folks to be on the lookout for two scams. The first involves someone calling residents claiming either the Police Department or the IRS has warrants for their arrest. Neither the IRS or Police Departments call about a warrant and request a payment. The second involves scammers calling and claiming you've won prizes. At some point they request a security deposit or some form of payment. Never send any money and never give out any personal information.
AP PRESEASON TOP 25
The Associated Press released its preseason Top 25 poll Monday and Ohio State is No. 5. Alabama is No. 1 followed by Clemson, Georgia and Wisconsin. The Buckeyes open the season against Oregon State Saturday, Sept. 1 at Ohio Stadium.
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