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Bill Coley honors an inspirational teacher
 Sen. Bill Coley’s life changed as a “round-faced” 8-year-old second-grader in 1968 on the West Side of Chicago. That’s when Margaret Brizzolara introduced her class, that included the future Ohio law maker, to presidential politics. The Democratic Party’s National Convention was held in Chicago that year. &ldquo...

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Sen. Bill Coley’s life changed as a “round-faced” 8-year-old second-grader in 1968 on the West Side of Chicago. That’s when Margaret Brizzolara introduced her class, that included the future Ohio law maker, to presidential politics. The Democratic Party’s National Convention was held in Chicago that year. &ldquo...
2 attorneys, current judge seek GOP recommendation for open judge seat
 Three people will seek the Butler County Republican Party’s recommendation to Ohio Gov. John Kasich to replace the late Craig Hedric as a common pleas judge. Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell, local attorney Greg Howard and Peter D. Meyer, a senior patent attorney for Procter & Gamble, will be screened by a county GOP...

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Three people will seek the Butler County Republican Party’s recommendation to Ohio Gov. John Kasich to replace the late Craig Hedric as a common pleas judge. Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell, local attorney Greg Howard and Peter D. Meyer, a senior patent attorney for Procter & Gamble, will be screened by a county GOP...
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More Fairfield firefighters to be added in late 2017
 The city’s four new firefighters — as promised with the passage of November’s fire levy — are set to be hired in the latter half of 2017. The Fairfield Fire Department’s 2017 proposed budget, which includes incoming and existing levy funds and other revenues, is set to generate just more than $7.6 million in...

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The city’s four new firefighters — as promised with the passage of November’s fire levy — are set to be hired in the latter half of 2017. The Fairfield Fire Department’s 2017 proposed budget, which includes incoming and existing levy funds and other revenues, is set to generate just more than $7.6 million in...
Fairfield court to buy new Kevlar vests for bailiffs
 A pair of overdue safety upgrades is set to account for a 1.3 percent increase in Fairfield Municipal Court’s 2017 budget, which is projected to be just under $2.47 million. The first of the purchases will be eight new Kevlar vests for the bailiffs that work at the court, said Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell. The total...

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A pair of overdue safety upgrades is set to account for a 1.3 percent increase in Fairfield Municipal Court’s 2017 budget, which is projected to be just under $2.47 million. The first of the purchases will be eight new Kevlar vests for the bailiffs that work at the court, said Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell. The total...
Being a canine handler runs in this Fairfield officer’s family
 Sam Larsh was raised to be a handler for a police department’s K-9 unit. The father of the 31-year-old Fairfield police officer was a canine handler for the Forest Park Police Department, handling three police dogs over his career. “My dad was a police officer, so I got a lot of exposure to that growing up,” said Larsh,...

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Sam Larsh was raised to be a handler for a police department’s K-9 unit. The father of the 31-year-old Fairfield police officer was a canine handler for the Forest Park Police Department, handling three police dogs over his career. “My dad was a police officer, so I got a lot of exposure to that growing up,” said Larsh,...
Butler County GOP seeks to replace judge, donate food
 The Butler County Republican Party will help those in need on the same day  County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall is asking party members to bring canned food and nonperishable food items to the Dec. 14 meeting at Tori’s Station in Fairfield. The food will support  The party will make a recommendation to Kasich on a successor for...

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The Butler County Republican Party will help those in need on the same day County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall is asking party members to bring canned food and nonperishable food items to the Dec. 14 meeting at Tori’s Station in Fairfield. The food will support The party will make a recommendation to Kasich on a successor for...
Butler County GOP seeks to replace judge, donate food
 The Butler County Republican Party will help those in need on the same day  County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall is asking party members to bring canned food and nonperishable food items to the Dec. 14 meeting at Tori’s Station in Fairfield. The food will support  The party will make a recommendation to Kasich on a successor for...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Butler County Republican Party will help those in need on the same day County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall is asking party members to bring canned food and nonperishable food items to the Dec. 14 meeting at Tori’s Station in Fairfield. The food will support The party will make a recommendation to Kasich on a successor for...
President-elect Donald Trump rallies Cincinnati crowd
 President-elect Donald Trump announced retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of Defense, during the first stop of his “USA Thank You Tour 2016” in Cincinnati Thursday night. Trump set up the announcement saying, “Wait till you see what comes next week.” “I don’t want to tell you. I...

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President-elect Donald Trump announced retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of Defense, during the first stop of his “USA Thank You Tour 2016” in Cincinnati Thursday night. Trump set up the announcement saying, “Wait till you see what comes next week.” “I don’t want to tell you. I...
President-elect Donald Trump rallies Cincinnati crowd
 President-elect Donald Trump announced retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of Defense, during the first stop of his “USA Thank You Tour 2016” in Cincinnati Thursday night. Trump set up the announcement saying, “Wait till you see what comes next week.” “I don’t want to tell you. I...

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President-elect Donald Trump announced retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of Defense, during the first stop of his “USA Thank You Tour 2016” in Cincinnati Thursday night. Trump set up the announcement saying, “Wait till you see what comes next week.” “I don’t want to tell you. I...
Butler County, state spending now on watchdog app
 For the first time, the financial books at all levels of government in Ohio are accessible on smart phones. That means anyone can look up on their computer and now on their phone nearly a decade’s worth of state spending, which equals 151 million state transactions accounting for more than $500 billion. On top of that, taxpayers can...

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For the first time, the financial books at all levels of government in Ohio are accessible on smart phones. That means anyone can look up on their computer and now on their phone nearly a decade’s worth of state spending, which equals 151 million state transactions accounting for more than $500 billion. On top of that, taxpayers can...
GOP to suggest pick after Butler County judge’s death
 The Butler County Republican Party will make a recommendation in two weeks to Ohio Gov. John Kasich on who should replace the late Craig Hedric as a county common pleas judge. Hedric, 55, died on Sunday, Nov. 13 The person selected to replace Hedric  County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall told the Journal-News there are three people who...

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The Butler County Republican Party will make a recommendation in two weeks to Ohio Gov. John Kasich on who should replace the late Craig Hedric as a county common pleas judge. Hedric, 55, died on Sunday, Nov. 13 The person selected to replace Hedric County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall told the Journal-News there are three people who...
GOP to suggest pick after Butler County judge’s death
 The Butler County Republican Party will make a recommendation in two weeks to Ohio Gov. John Kasich on who should replace the late Craig Hedric as a county common pleas judge. Hedric, 55, died on Sunday, Nov. 13 The person selected to replace Hedric  County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall told the Journal-News there are three people...

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The Butler County Republican Party will make a recommendation in two weeks to Ohio Gov. John Kasich on who should replace the late Craig Hedric as a county common pleas judge. Hedric, 55, died on Sunday, Nov. 13 The person selected to replace Hedric  County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall told the Journal-News there are three people...
Poverty guidelines need to be raised, says Shared Harvest director
 Nearly 2 million people, of which more than a half-million are children, are living in poverty in Ohio, according to advocacy groups. Many of these people and families living in poverty were impacted during the recession of 2008 and 2009, and while many of them are back to work they’re earning half of what they did “and they&rsquo...

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Nearly 2 million people, of which more than a half-million are children, are living in poverty in Ohio, according to advocacy groups. Many of these people and families living in poverty were impacted during the recession of 2008 and 2009, and while many of them are back to work they’re earning half of what they did “and they&rsquo...
Butler County lawmaker pushing for flat income tax in Ohio
 On State Sen. Bill Coley’s desk in his Statehouse office is a 1972 postcard-sized state tax form. One side has room for a taxpayer’s name, address and the so-called short form. On the flip side is the long form. Today, there’s a  Coley, R-Liberty Twp., intends to push forward in the 132nd General Assembly  “It&rsquo...

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On State Sen. Bill Coley’s desk in his Statehouse office is a 1972 postcard-sized state tax form. One side has room for a taxpayer’s name, address and the so-called short form. On the flip side is the long form. Today, there’s a Coley, R-Liberty Twp., intends to push forward in the 132nd General Assembly “It&rsquo...
Butler County lawmaker pushing for flat income tax in Ohio
 On State Sen. Bill Coley’s desk in his Statehouse office is a 1972 postcard-sized state tax form. One side has room for a taxpayer’s name, address and the so-called short form. On the flip side is the long form. Today, there’s a  Coley, R-Liberty Twp., intends to push forward in the 132nd General Assembly  &ldquo...

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On State Sen. Bill Coley’s desk in his Statehouse office is a 1972 postcard-sized state tax form. One side has room for a taxpayer’s name, address and the so-called short form. On the flip side is the long form. Today, there’s a  Coley, R-Liberty Twp., intends to push forward in the 132nd General Assembly  &ldquo...
Local lawmaker wants ‘excessive testing’ of Ohio’s students addressed
 A Butler County state lawmaker is siding with state educators and their calls to reduce the number of state-required tests. Educators around the state, including those in Butler County, have warned  Now, State Rep. Wes Retherford says he has been talking with educators about what he calls “excessive testing” required of students...

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A Butler County state lawmaker is siding with state educators and their calls to reduce the number of state-required tests. Educators around the state, including those in Butler County, have warned Now, State Rep. Wes Retherford says he has been talking with educators about what he calls “excessive testing” required of students...
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