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WCH woman in hospital after reportedly being shot in Dayton

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DAYTON - A Washington C.H. woman was being treated at Miami Valley Hospital on Tuesday after she was reportedly shot Monday in Dayton, according to the Dayton Daily News.Kelly Picklesimer, 33, was shot in the 3000 block of Wexford Place and police are searching for her shooter, reports said. Police and a rescue unit were dispatched to the scene at about 6:45 p.m. Monday, according to the DDN.Picklesimer was reportedly inside of a silver minivan, which was found at the scene with its rear wheels up on the curb, as if she had been trying to back up to turn the vehicle around. The DDN reported that the van’s windshield was damaged by what appeared to be several bullets.No other details were made available.


Leake’s HR leads Reds over Pirates 7-5 for split

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole’s winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.First, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain the previous night. Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning, giving the Pirate...

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Blue Lion tennis blanks East Clinton

On a quite cold ‘Tax Day’, April 15, the Washington Blue Lion tennis team defeated SCOL opponent East Clinton, 5-0.With one court going as a forfeit, the entire match took approximately 40 minutes to complete.At first singles, Garret Phipps defeated Paul Luttrell, 6-0, 6-1.At second singles, Drake Berlin beat Luke Menres, 6-0, 6-1.Zach Johnson received the forfeit at third singles.First doubles went to Noah Mesker and Carson F...

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Blue Jackets don’t mind all those who doubt them

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all the doubters.In fact, they almost welcome them.“People were waiting for us to falter, kind of waiting to say, ‘I told you so,’” coach Todd Richards said of his team’s season. “And this team never did.”Saddled with years of losing, bad trades and awful draft picks, the Blue Jackets also get it that almost no one thinks they have a shot against th...

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Pirates beat Reds 8-7 in suspended game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning on Tuesday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the completion of a game that spanned two days and 10 home runs.The NL Central rivals put on a record-setting show Monday night before the game was suspended in a 7-all tie after six innings because of rain. They combined for 10 homers in those six innings, the most for a game in ...

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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.“This day will always be hard, but this place will always be strong,” former Mayor Thomas Menino told an invitation-only audience of about 2,500 people gathered at the Hynes Convention Center, not far from the marathon finish line where three people died and more than 260 ot...

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Letter to the Editor

Editor:I have read with concern the article on April 10 about Fayette County Memorial Hospital receiving a grant from The Susan Komen Foundation.I have a problem with the $32,260 grant being used to encourage others to have screenings at the hospital. The reason being that, the mammogram machine that they are using is very old and ineffective. It was put in 1996 and is 18 years old. My breast cancer doctor at Columbus will no longer accept films that are done on this mac...

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Dayton man indicted for trafficking drugs at YMCA

A Dayton man arrested March 12 for alleged drug trafficking inside the Fayette County Family YMCA has been indicted by a grand jury on multiple charges.Keenan Dequan Lee, 22, was arraigned Monday in Fayette County Common Pleas Court on charges of trafficking in heroin and trafficking in cocaine, third-degree felonies; possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony; resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor....

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Statistical Frauds

The “war on women” political slogan is in fact a war against common sense.It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn — and that this is because of discrimination.It would certainly be discrimination if women were doing the same work as men, for the same number of hours, with the same amount of training and experience, as well as other things being the same. But study after study...

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3 Myths About Thomas Jefferson

This week holds some critical dates. April 15 haunts most Americans as a tax deadline. April 18 and 20 this year commemorate the pinnacle in Holy Week — Good Friday and Easter. But April 13 still stands as an important day that eludes most Americans. It’s the birthday of Thomas Jefferson.We patriots love to quote the Founding Fathers, especially when they support our theses. And Jefferson remains at the top of the heap. But there are three beliefs or practices often att...

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March students of the month at MT Elementary

The Students of the Month at Miami Trace Elementary for March are:Front Row: Dathan Love, Gabrielle Thoroman, Gabby Matthews, Jillian Jenkins, Emma Hagler, Gracee Green, Natalie Hildreth, Savannah Rose, Will Enochs, Ethan Parsley, Adam Guthrie, Brooklyn Carr.

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All-N-One holds fourth meeting

The All-N-One 4-H Club held its fourth meeting on April 1 at 7 p.m at the Kroger meeting room. The meeting was called to order by Madison Johnson. Andrea Robinson led the Pledge of Allegiance and Taylor Perkins led the 4-H pledge. Madison Johnson announced roll call. Lorelei King gave a report on disaster safety and gave a demonstration on how to swing a softball bat. The Equine Affaire in Columbus is April 10-13. The speaking contest is on May 13. There will be more inf...

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Honoring our community’s Heroes

Seven inspiring individuals were honored on Tuesday morning at the ninth-annual American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Breakfast.This year’s Fayette County Hometown Heroes, who join a distinguished group of more than 50 total honorees, have “given countless hours in the service of others and all consistently put others’ needs before their own,” said Tim Fogt, Assistant VP at Huntington Bank, which served as the presenting sponsor of this year’s breakfast h...

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Coming home

Miami Trace will host a “meet and greet” event tonight for the new high school band director, Brett Robinson.Robinson, a Greenfield native, is currently the director of bands at The Akron School for the Arts at Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio. Once the 2014-15 school year kicks off, Robinson will replace the retiring Jay Garey, who has served as the Miami Trace band director for approximately 12 years.

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Candidate for governor focuses on economy

Ed FitzGerald believes that the ideological differences that have historically defined northern and southern Ohio are not as stark as they o...

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Reds closer Chapman throws off mound for 1st time

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw off a mound on Monday for the first time since he was hit in the forehead by a line drive during spring training.The left-hander threw 25 pitches in the bullpen before Cincinnati opened a series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Reds will gradually increase his activities and hope to have him back sometime in May.Chapman sustained fractures above his left eye and his nose when he was hit by Salvador Perez’...

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Miami Trace baseball run-rules Hillsboro, 15-2

After sweeping a doubleheader from the Circleville Tigers on Saturday, the Miami Trace Panthers were able to get their game in on a rainy Monday against SCOL opponent Hillsboro.The Panthers won this game, 15-2 in five inning to improve to 9-0 overall, 4-0 atop the SCOL standings.John Phillips started and pitched four innings for the Panthers to notch the victory.He allowed two hits and one unearned run with no walks and four strikeouts.Griff Ward pi...

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Panthers sweep Circleville baseball

The Miami Trace Panthers stepped outside the South Central Ohio League for a doubleheader Saturday with visiting Circleville.Miami Trace swept the twin bill, winning 9-8 and 8-2.Miami Trace was moving right along in the first game, leading 7-0 after three innings of play.However, the Tigers scored two in the fourth and six in the sixth to take an 8-7 lead.In the bottom of the seventh, Jake Webb led off with a single and John Phillips singled with on...

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