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Clark County teen charged after alleged school threats
 A Springfield teen is expected to appear in Clark County Municipal Court on Wednesday after he was accused of texting a series of alleged threats that led district officials to lock down Northwestern High School last month. Brandon C. Bowen, 18, of North Hampton, has been charged with inducing panic in connection with the incident, according...

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A Springfield teen is expected to appear in Clark County Municipal Court on Wednesday after he was accused of texting a series of alleged threats that led district officials to lock down Northwestern High School last month. Brandon C. Bowen, 18, of North Hampton, has been charged with inducing panic in connection with the incident, according...
Civil rights activist urges for understanding at Wittenberg event

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A longtime civil rights activist urged students and community members to fight for policies and principles they believe in, but stressed they should avoid personal attacks on those with whom they disagree. Dorothy Tillman, a civil rights activist and a former Chicago alderman, was the guest speaker for Wittenberg University’s annual...
Clark, Champaign counties to kick off wage and benefit study this year
 Clark and Champaign counties will conduct a study later this year to provide businesses with a picture of whether they are offering competitive pay and benefits to their employees. Champaign, Clark, Logan, Madison and Union Counties will take part in the study, which will be led by Wendy Gradwohl, an associate professor and chair of the Department...

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Clark and Champaign counties will conduct a study later this year to provide businesses with a picture of whether they are offering competitive pay and benefits to their employees. Champaign, Clark, Logan, Madison and Union Counties will take part in the study, which will be led by Wendy Gradwohl, an associate professor and chair of the Department...
Springfield brewery receives national recognition
 Springfield’s only brewery is getting recognition after a national publication named the business one of the 34 best new breweries in the U.S. Beer Advocate, a website and magazine that focuses on the brewing industry, named Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co. one of the top breweries in the U.S. that opened last year. The magazine picked...

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Springfield’s only brewery is getting recognition after a national publication named the business one of the 34 best new breweries in the U.S. Beer Advocate, a website and magazine that focuses on the brewing industry, named Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co. one of the top breweries in the U.S. that opened last year. The magazine picked...
Barbecue restaurant to partner with Springfield business
 Al’s Smokehouse, a Springfield barbecue restaurant, is teaming up with a downtown business to offer another food option and draw more foot traffic downtown. The restaurant, with locations in Dayton and on Yellow Springs Street in Springfield, will begin serving food at the Champion City Sports Bar, 42 N. Fountain Ave. in Springfield...

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Al’s Smokehouse, a Springfield barbecue restaurant, is teaming up with a downtown business to offer another food option and draw more foot traffic downtown. The restaurant, with locations in Dayton and on Yellow Springs Street in Springfield, will begin serving food at the Champion City Sports Bar, 42 N. Fountain Ave. in Springfield...
Navistar reaches deal with Ohio-based parts manufacturer
 Dana Corp. announced a multi-year agreement this week to provide driveline components for a variety of Navistar vehicles. Dana, a Maumee, Ohio-based auto parts supplier, said it will provide parts for Navistar’s on-highway, city-delivery, bus and vocational vehicles. The deal means Dana will remain the standard-position driveshaft supplier...

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Dana Corp. announced a multi-year agreement this week to provide driveline components for a variety of Navistar vehicles. Dana, a Maumee, Ohio-based auto parts supplier, said it will provide parts for Navistar’s on-highway, city-delivery, bus and vocational vehicles. The deal means Dana will remain the standard-position driveshaft supplier...
Clark County gets $1M, first-of-its-kind program to treat kids
 Oesterlen Services for Youth kicked off a new $1 million pilot program Wednesday designed to provide services to children who otherwise might fall through the cracks of the state’s mental health and developmental disabilities systems. State and local leaders described the new program as the first of its kind in the state that brings...

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Oesterlen Services for Youth kicked off a new $1 million pilot program Wednesday designed to provide services to children who otherwise might fall through the cracks of the state’s mental health and developmental disabilities systems. State and local leaders described the new program as the first of its kind in the state that brings...
Foundation invests $3.4M to expand Clark County manufacturer
 The Turner Foundation has invested about $3.4 million dollar in a niche manufacturing firm that was on the brink of bankruptcy a few years ago and now is expanding. The Springfield non-profit has run United Fiberglass of America for the past several years, a small manufacturing business that specializes in producing fiberglass pipe, conduit...

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The Turner Foundation has invested about $3.4 million dollar in a niche manufacturing firm that was on the brink of bankruptcy a few years ago and now is expanding. The Springfield non-profit has run United Fiberglass of America for the past several years, a small manufacturing business that specializes in producing fiberglass pipe, conduit...
Navistar stock jumps nearly 400 percent, VW deal cited as key
 Shares of Navistar have rebounded sharply over the past year as analysts said the company’s finances have stabilized and the truckmaker got a major boost from a new partnership with Volkswagen. The company’s shares fell as low as nearly $6.50 in mid-January last year. But the shares have steadily risen and reached as high as nearly...

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Shares of Navistar have rebounded sharply over the past year as analysts said the company’s finances have stabilized and the truckmaker got a major boost from a new partnership with Volkswagen. The company’s shares fell as low as nearly $6.50 in mid-January last year. But the shares have steadily risen and reached as high as nearly...
Wind farms stall, solar grows as energy debate continues in Ohio
 Alternative energy advocates cheered a recent decision by Ohio Gov. John Kasich to veto a recent bill that would have weakened the state’s clean energy standards, arguing the move will lead to more investment and jobs in the industry statewide. But opponents, including residents engaged in a long legal battle over a proposed Champaign...

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Alternative energy advocates cheered a recent decision by Ohio Gov. John Kasich to veto a recent bill that would have weakened the state’s clean energy standards, arguing the move will lead to more investment and jobs in the industry statewide. But opponents, including residents engaged in a long legal battle over a proposed Champaign...
Trucking firm to hold job fair in Springfield
 A Versailles trucking company is looking for drivers with at least two years experience, and will host a job fair in Springfield later this month. Classic Carriers, a family-owned refrigerated trucking company, delivers products throughout 48 states in the U.S., said Brian Buchanan, social media manager for the company. This will be the company&rsquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

A Versailles trucking company is looking for drivers with at least two years experience, and will host a job fair in Springfield later this month. Classic Carriers, a family-owned refrigerated trucking company, delivers products throughout 48 states in the U.S., said Brian Buchanan, social media manager for the company. This will be the company&rsquo...
Urbana students evacuated, several treated after gas leak
 More than 40 Urbana High School students were evaluated and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning Friday morning after the district’s furnace system appears to have malfunctioned. Firefighters evaluated at least 44 students for carbon monoxide poisoning and 12 of them were transported to Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana for additional...

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More than 40 Urbana High School students were evaluated and treated for carbon monoxide poisoning Friday morning after the district’s furnace system appears to have malfunctioned. Firefighters evaluated at least 44 students for carbon monoxide poisoning and 12 of them were transported to Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana for additional...
Honda, major Clark, Champaign County employer, sees record sales
 Honda hit an all-time sales record last year, part of an industry-wide trend in which automakers hit a record 17.5 million vehicles sold. Experts said the recently released sales figures show a shift toward trucks and sport utility vehicles, a trend that was also seen at Honda, which set new all-time monthly and annual records for sales of...

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Honda hit an all-time sales record last year, part of an industry-wide trend in which automakers hit a record 17.5 million vehicles sold. Experts said the recently released sales figures show a shift toward trucks and sport utility vehicles, a trend that was also seen at Honda, which set new all-time monthly and annual records for sales of...
Springfield teen accused in brother’s death sent back to juvenile court
 A Springfield teenager charged in connection with the death of his 14-year-old brother will face a hearing early next month to determine whether his case will be tried in the juvenile or adult justice system. Nicholas Starling pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity in December on charges that included aggravated murder...

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A Springfield teenager charged in connection with the death of his 14-year-old brother will face a hearing early next month to determine whether his case will be tried in the juvenile or adult justice system. Nicholas Starling pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity in December on charges that included aggravated murder...
Marathon considering spinoff of Speedway
 Marathon Petroleum Corp. is considering a spinoff of the Speedway convenience store chain, part of a series of moves company officials announced Tuesday to crate more value for shareholders. The Findlay, Ohio-based company will create a special committee to review the Speedway chain with the help of an independent financial advisor. Among...

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. is considering a spinoff of the Speedway convenience store chain, part of a series of moves company officials announced Tuesday to crate more value for shareholders. The Findlay, Ohio-based company will create a special committee to review the Speedway chain with the help of an independent financial advisor. Among...
Marathon review of Enon-based Speedway could include spin-off
 Speedway’s parent company will review the Enon-based business this year, a plan that could include spinning off the large convenience store chain.  Marathon Petroleum Company, Speedway's parent, said this morning it will consider a “tax-free separation of Speedway to (Marathon) shareholders,” as well as other strategic...

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Speedway’s parent company will review the Enon-based business this year, a plan that could include spinning off the large convenience store chain.  Marathon Petroleum Company, Speedway's parent, said this morning it will consider a “tax-free separation of Speedway to (Marathon) shareholders,” as well as other strategic...
Marathon review of Enon-based Speedway could include spin-off
 Speedway’s parent company might spin off the Enon-based convenience store chain, part of a series of moves company leaders said Tuesday are intended to create more value for shareholders. Marathon Petroleum Corp. will create a special committee to review the Speedway chain with the help of an independent financial adviser. That board...

Posted: 14 days ago

Speedway’s parent company might spin off the Enon-based convenience store chain, part of a series of moves company leaders said Tuesday are intended to create more value for shareholders. Marathon Petroleum Corp. will create a special committee to review the Speedway chain with the help of an independent financial adviser. That board...
Housing prices tick up in Clark, Champaign counties
 Housing prices in Clark County continued to creep higher in Clark and Champaign counties in 2017, a trend experts expect to continue amid increasing demand and a lack of available inventory in the market. Sale prices rose 11.1 percent this year compared to 2015, while the average sale price in Champaign County was about 4.5 percent higher...

Posted: 16 days ago

Housing prices in Clark County continued to creep higher in Clark and Champaign counties in 2017, a trend experts expect to continue amid increasing demand and a lack of available inventory in the market. Sale prices rose 11.1 percent this year compared to 2015, while the average sale price in Champaign County was about 4.5 percent higher...
DJFS director earns statewide recognition
 A Champaign County administrator received statewide recognition for her work on behalf of Ohio families, and for managing two county agencies over the past several years. Susan Bailey-Evans was named 2016 Outstanding Director of the Year by the Ohio Job and Family Services Director’s Association. Bailey has served as director of the...

Posted: 17 days ago

A Champaign County administrator received statewide recognition for her work on behalf of Ohio families, and for managing two county agencies over the past several years. Susan Bailey-Evans was named 2016 Outstanding Director of the Year by the Ohio Job and Family Services Director’s Association. Bailey has served as director of the...
County approves $508k project to rebuild bridge
 The Clark County commissioners have approved a $509,000 bid to rebuild Old Columbus Road Bridge in Springfield Twp. The bid was awarded to Brumbaugh Construction, Inc., of Arcanum, Ohio, for a project that is expected to begin in spring next year and is scheduled to be completed in mid-June. The bridge will be closed during construction,...

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The Clark County commissioners have approved a $509,000 bid to rebuild Old Columbus Road Bridge in Springfield Twp. The bid was awarded to Brumbaugh Construction, Inc., of Arcanum, Ohio, for a project that is expected to begin in spring next year and is scheduled to be completed in mid-June. The bridge will be closed during construction,...
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