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mlboose@norwalkreflector.com Candidates might pledge to run clean campaigns, but national Democratic and Republican groups don't have to honor those promises. So the 5th district congressional race between Democrat Robin Weirauch and Republican Robert Latta has turned ugly. A special election will decide the race Tuesday. Weirauch publicly chided her Republican opponent Robert Latta for dirty tactics in the primary and made political hay over his refusal to sign a clean campaign pledge.
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DEC. 8, 1941 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 66 years ago: U.S. declares war on Japanese WASHINGTON, (UPI) Congress today proclaimed existence of a state of war between the United States and the Japanese empire 33 minutes after the dramatic moment when President Roosevelt stood before a joint session to pledge that we will triumph "So help us, God."
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MILAN A state trooper and the Pennsylvania driver who hit his cruiser early Friday morning refused treatment for minor injuries after an Ohio Turnpike collision. Trooper Ken Grier of the state Highway Patrol's Milan post was sitting in his car facing south in the crossover with his headlights activated while monitoring eastbound traffic. Sarah N. Powers, 20, said she fell asleep while going about 70 mph heading west near milepost 119. Troopers said the woman's 1990 Buick Lesabre went off the left side of the road and hit Grier's cruiser and a concrete barrier. The incident happened about 3:10 a.m. The Buick sustained severe damage while the patrol cruiser, a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, had heavy rear end damage. Troopers had both cars towed from the scene.
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Republican Robert Latta plans to focus on four issues for the 5th district - jobs, taxes, government spending and a 10-year plan to get the U.S. to energy independence. "The first three tie together,' he said Thursday in an interview at the Eagles Club in Norwalk. Latta met with more than 70 local residents at the annual McKinley Club dinner.
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Winter has hit the Firelands area. The Huron County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) reminds all citizens to take the time to be prepared and protected in the event of severe winter weather. "We just try to warn people to get prepared the best they can,' EMA Director Bill Ommert said. "Winter is a beautiful time with all the scenery, but I know what it causes.'
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Dec. 7, 1912 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 95 years ago:
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n Castalia Congregational CASTALIA - This church will hold a fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. today. The proceeds will go to 4 Paws for Ability. Hot dogs, chili, bake sale and raffle will all be part of the event. The fundraiser will help Nicholas Fish to obtain a service dog.
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WILLARD HIGH Honor Roll
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The Advent season is now upon us. The Webster dictionary states, "Advent is an arrival; the coming of Christ into the world.' It is also a time when we look at those less fortunate and in need and help them in as many ways as possible. The students and teachers at Norwalk Catholic School have been a helping hand in the community and beyond for many years. Their Thanksgiving canned food collection for those in need begins the Advent season lighting the way for more projects during the season.
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Ashley Perry of Monroeville, is a member of Accent PR at Ashland University. She is the daughter of Steven and Julie Perry and is majoring in speech.
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W. RESERVE MIDDLE Distinguished Honor Roll (4.00 to 4.33)
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ST. JOSEPH First Honors
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MONROEVILLE JUNIOR/HIGH High Honors
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Lissa Bockrath didn't know what she wanted to paint for her current exhibit - even as the 1990 St. Paul High School graduate was painting.
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Your 2008 dog license must be purchased by Jan. 31, 2008. All dogs 3 months and older must have a license. The cost is $18 per tag and $90 for a kennel license. After Jan. 31, the fee is doubled and you are in violation of the law and could be cited into court for a fine up to $100 plus court cost. The law also mandated that the dog license must be displayed on the dog. Failure to do so could also cause the owner to be cited. You may purchase your dog license at the following locations: Citizen's Banking Co. in Berlin Heights and Critter Croft Pet Clinic in Milan.
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MONROEVILLE - The Monroeville Police Department is looking for a red Ford Ranger with front end damage that collided with a River Road home Wednesday night. The collision damaged the victims' siding and destroyed their Dish Network satellite dish, but didn't wake them up.
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mlboose@norwalkreflector.com Republican Robert Latta plans to focus on four issues for the 5th district jobs, taxes, government spending and a 10-year plan to get the U.S. to energy independence. "The first three tie together," he said Thursday in an interview at the Eagles Club in Norwalk. Latta met with more than 70 local residents at the annual McKinley Club dinner. On Tuesday, he faces Democrat Robin Weirauch, from Napoleon, in a special election to replace Rep. Paul Gillmor (R-Tiffin), who died unexpectedly after a fall in his Washington home in September.
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MILAN - The eleventh annual Edison Music Booster reverse raffle will be held on March 1, 2008. The event will be held at Mesenburgs. This raffle benefits the music programs of the entire Berlin-Milan school district. The 2007/2008 program consists of a multitude of performances by our wonderful marching, concert and stage bands, wind ensemble, choir, elementary and middle school performances. For more information contact Linda Miller at (419) 499-3054.
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Cindy and Tom McLaughlin welcomed members and gusts of the Shakespeare Club to the St. Paul Parish Center recently. Jim Busek conducted a brief business meeting at which Sandra and Dan White were introduced as new members.
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Three surprise Republican candidates stepped forward and Karen Justice received the Outstanding Republican Award at the 93rd annual McKinley Club dinner Thursday. Terry Boose, of rural Norwalk, will run for state representative. Chuck Furey, of Norwalk, will run for the commissioner seat now held by Ralph Fegley. Bill Alfred, of rural Monroeville, will run for county treasurer.
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Winter has arrived in Ohio more than two weeks ahead of schedule. The first significant winter storm of the season dumped up to five inches of snow on parts of the state Wednesday, bringing rush hour traffic to a crawl, causing numerous accidents and closing schools.