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Matt Sanctis

Matt has worked for the Springfield News-Sun covering Champaign County since 2007. He covers city and county government, schools, courts, police and fire in Champaign County. He grew up in Beavercreek and graduated from the University of Toledo in 2002. He lives in Fairborn. Sanctis worked for three years covering Sandusky County for the Fremont News-Messenger before joining the Springfield News-Sun.  

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These Clark County projects show efforts to attract business are paying off, officials say
 Clark County’s recent successes attracting new jobs and investment is the result of several separate strategies that are finally starting to pay off, Springfield economic development officials said. Clark County has attracted about $475 million in new investment and created new jobs since 2012, said Horton Hobbs, vice president of economic...

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Clark County’s recent successes attracting new jobs and investment is the result of several separate strategies that are finally starting to pay off, Springfield economic development officials said. Clark County has attracted about $475 million in new investment and created new jobs since 2012, said Horton Hobbs, vice president of economic...
Local auto suppliers could face uncertainty with proposal to ease fuel standards
 A federal proposal to ease fuel efficiency standards could be a benefit to automakers, but it’s unlikely to impact their strategies in the short term and could cause uncertainty for local suppliers. The Trump administration earlier this month released a proposal that would freeze fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks at 2020...

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A federal proposal to ease fuel efficiency standards could be a benefit to automakers, but it’s unlikely to impact their strategies in the short term and could cause uncertainty for local suppliers. The Trump administration earlier this month released a proposal that would freeze fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks at 2020...
Clark County judges threaten clerk with contempt
 Clark County’s clerk of courts is facing a threat of contempt of court after three judges complained of repeated delays in the filing of court documents and demanded better access to legal files. Common Pleas Court Judges Douglas Rastatter, Richard O’Neill and Thomas Capper jointly filed three separate orders to the clerk&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

Clark County’s clerk of courts is facing a threat of contempt of court after three judges complained of repeated delays in the filing of court documents and demanded better access to legal files. Common Pleas Court Judges Douglas Rastatter, Richard O’Neill and Thomas Capper jointly filed three separate orders to the clerk&rsquo...
Historic equipment used to pave lot at Heritage Center of Clark County
 Heavy construction equipment that hadn’t been in action in about 80 years was back on the road this week smoothing a parking lot at the Heritage Center of Clark County. WA Stevens, a Springfield contractor, is paving the parking lot at the heritage center. But before that work got underway, a South Charleston man got a chance to crush...

Posted: 7 days ago

Heavy construction equipment that hadn’t been in action in about 80 years was back on the road this week smoothing a parking lot at the Heritage Center of Clark County. WA Stevens, a Springfield contractor, is paving the parking lot at the heritage center. But before that work got underway, a South Charleston man got a chance to crush...
New nonprofit to raise funds for projects in Champaign County
 A Springfield nonprofit that raises funds for scholarships and endowments is developing a similar entity that has started soliciting donations in Champaign County. The Springfield Foundation was created in 1948 when a group of area business leaders decided Clark County residents needed an organization to help local entities meet philanthropic...

Posted: 7 days ago

A Springfield nonprofit that raises funds for scholarships and endowments is developing a similar entity that has started soliciting donations in Champaign County. The Springfield Foundation was created in 1948 when a group of area business leaders decided Clark County residents needed an organization to help local entities meet philanthropic...
Springfield, Clark County group learns program is looking to boost investment of transportation tech in Ohio
 A state program tied to the Ohio Department of Transportation is looking to attract new investment and create new job opportunities throughout Ohio, the agency’s managing director said in Springfield Friday. DriveOhio was developed to serve as a hub connecting private and public entities and encourage testing of autonomous vehicles...

Posted: 8 days ago

A state program tied to the Ohio Department of Transportation is looking to attract new investment and create new job opportunities throughout Ohio, the agency’s managing director said in Springfield Friday. DriveOhio was developed to serve as a hub connecting private and public entities and encourage testing of autonomous vehicles...
Clark County agency to receive funding to fight opioid abuse
 The Mental Health and Recovery Board board serving Clark, Greene and Madison Counties will receive close to $600,000 in funding through a program to fight opioid abuse. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced the distribution of $26 million in funding statewide through the 21st Century CURES law to fight the opioid epidemic. The Ohio Department of...

Posted: 9 days ago

The Mental Health and Recovery Board board serving Clark, Greene and Madison Counties will receive close to $600,000 in funding through a program to fight opioid abuse. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced the distribution of $26 million in funding statewide through the 21st Century CURES law to fight the opioid epidemic. The Ohio Department of...
Marathon moves ahead with $23 billion merger
 Marathon is moving forward with its proposed $23 billion acquisition of a rival refining firm, and recently notified its stockholders of a special meeting on Sept. 24 to vote on the proposal. Marathon, based in Findlay, is the parent company of the Speedway convenience store chain, one of the region’s largest employers. Company officials...

Posted: 10 days ago

Marathon is moving forward with its proposed $23 billion acquisition of a rival refining firm, and recently notified its stockholders of a special meeting on Sept. 24 to vote on the proposal. Marathon, based in Findlay, is the parent company of the Speedway convenience store chain, one of the region’s largest employers. Company officials...
Urbana PD looking for suspect in ATM skimmer case
 Urbana police are looking for a man they suspect is involved in using a skimmer device to obtain bank and personal information from customers. Authorities began investigating the case Sunday, Aug. 5 after a customer discovered a device attached to an automated teller machine at People’s Savings Bank, 618 Scioto St. in Urbana. Since...

Posted: 11 days ago

Urbana police are looking for a man they suspect is involved in using a skimmer device to obtain bank and personal information from customers. Authorities began investigating the case Sunday, Aug. 5 after a customer discovered a device attached to an automated teller machine at People’s Savings Bank, 618 Scioto St. in Urbana. Since...
Developer reviewing options for Kroger store set to close next year
 The owners of a Kroger location set to close early next year said there are several options for the property’s future, and some initial research is already underway for potential tenants. Last week, Kroger told the News-Sun it will close its location at 2300 N. Limestone St., one of the chain’s five stores located within the city...

Posted: 12 days ago

The owners of a Kroger location set to close early next year said there are several options for the property’s future, and some initial research is already underway for potential tenants. Last week, Kroger told the News-Sun it will close its location at 2300 N. Limestone St., one of the chain’s five stores located within the city...
Controversial housing development in Springfield pushes ahead
 A proposed Springfield housing development could be the first significant project of its kind in about two decades and provide more options for workers as new manufacturing firms have pledged to ramp up hiring. The proposed project would build homes on 37 acres of property south of the Tuttle Road Walmart along with an additional 15-acre...

Posted: 13 days ago

A proposed Springfield housing development could be the first significant project of its kind in about two decades and provide more options for workers as new manufacturing firms have pledged to ramp up hiring. The proposed project would build homes on 37 acres of property south of the Tuttle Road Walmart along with an additional 15-acre...