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Ohio elections chief: Precincts can’t take absentee ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio law does not permit voters to return absentee ballots at their precincts on Election Day, the state’s elections chief is cautioning amid a misinformation campaign around the security of voting machines that’s urging them to do so.

Learning lawns, leaves, landscapes

Are you all waiting in anticipation for the “Great Pumpkin” to appear? This might be one of my all-time favorite “Peanuts” episodes. Certainly, many ghost and goblins will be out and about over the next few days celebrating Halloween. My word to the wise: Don’t eat too much candy!

‘Chili’ meeting of Blan Amicitia Club

The Blanchester Amicitia Club held its monthly meeting on October 27 at the home of Peggy Morgan.

Why no Powerball winner? It’s luck and smaller sales

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Perplexed that it seems no one can win the gigantic $1.5 billion Powerball prize?

Employers encouraged to consider veterans when hiring

COLUMBUS — November is Hire-a-Veteran Month. Throughout the month and whenever they have open positions, Ohio employers are encouraged to consider the skills and abilities of veterans when seeking new employees.

Wildfire burns part of southern Ohio’s Wayne National Forest

PEDRO, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a 1,300-acre wildfire in Wayne National Forest in far southern Ohio began with multiple small wildfires earlier this week.

US overdose deaths may be peaking, but experts are wary

NEW YORK (AP) — Have U.S. drug overdose deaths stopped rising? Preliminary government data suggests they may have, but many experts are urging caution, noting that past plateaus didn’t last.

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2022. There are 32 days left in the year.

The Murphy Theatre’s community Christmas show this weekend

The Murphy Theatre is pleased to present its community Christmas show, “Do You Hear What I Hear,” Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., and a matinee on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m.

Friends of Wilmington Library book sale a success; ‘check out’ the ‘non-check-out’ book room

WILMNGTON — The Friends of the Library (FOL) would like to thank those who came to the book sale on Saturday, October 22. Despite the lack of category organization, or maybe the thrill of the hunt, shoppers seemed well satisfied.