Pickaway News Journal

Sun, Aug 20, 2017

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Troopers focus on distracted driving this week
Troopers focus on distracted driving this week

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will focus on distracted driving in the next 6-State Trooper Project, a multi-state, high-visibility enforcement.

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As jackpot rises, AG warns consumers to avoid lottery scams
As jackpot rises, AG warns consumers to avoid lottery scams

As the Mega Millions jackpot rises, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of lottery and sweepstakes scams.

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Picway power plant set for redevelopment
Picway power plant set for redevelopment

Commercial Development Company Inc. today announced the acquisition, by affiliate, of the 468-acre retired coal-fired Picway power plant site from American Electric Power.

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AG warns consumers to beware of home repair scam artists
AG warns consumers to beware of home repair scam artists

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to beware of home repair scams following the severe storms that swept through the state.

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DeWine offers charitable giving tips following Orlando tragedy
DeWine offers charitable giving tips following Orlando tragedy

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered charitable giving tips to Ohioans who want to donate in the wake of the Orlando tragedy.

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New law to put Ohio Guardianship Guide into the hands of all guardians
New law to put Ohio Guardianship Guide into the hands of all guardians

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today praised a new law that will put the Ohio Guardianship Guide into the hands of all guardians overseeing adult and minor wards in the state.

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Valid concealed carry holders no longer require background checks for gun purchases in Ohio
Valid concealed carry holders no longer require background checks for gun purchases in Ohio

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohioans who have a valid concealed handgun license have now had background checks sufficient to purchase firearms without the red tape of another background check.

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Scherer announces passage of bill creating sales tax holiday for back-to-school purchases
Scherer announces passage of bill creating sales tax holiday for back-to-school purchases

Gary Scherer announced the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 264, which designates the first weekend in August 2016 as a sales tax holiday for the purposes of back-to-school shopping.

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AG sues telemarketer for computer virus scam
AG sues telemarketer for computer virus scam

Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit against a telemarketer accused of tricking consumers into thinking their computers were infected with a virus in order to take their money.

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ODOT districts team for Pickaway County projects
ODOT districts team for Pickaway County projects

ODOT District 9's construction department will cross district lines and team up with District 6 to administer a trio of its projects in Pickaway County, the first of which is slated to begin this week.

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Scherer, Peterson announce introduction of capital budget bill
Scherer, Peterson announce introduction of capital budget bill

State Rep. Gary Scherer and State Senator Bob Peterson announced the projects included in the state's capital budget bill, which appropriates funding for local projects throughout Ohio and the 92nd House District.

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Ohioans report more tax scams as filing deadline nears
Ohioans report more tax scams as filing deadline nears

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns that his office is receiving more reports of IRS imposter scams as the April 18 tax filing deadline approaches.

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DeWine announces settlement with MoneyGram over scam victim payments
DeWine announces settlement with MoneyGram over scam victim payments

The settlement, which includes Ohio, requires MoneyGram to establish and maintain anti-fraud procedures and to pay a total of $13 million, of which up to $9 million will be used to reimburse consumers.

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Human trafficking a priority for Ohio State Highway Patrol
Human trafficking a priority for Ohio State Highway Patrol

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is committed to combating human trafficking in Ohio and took new steps this year to rescue potential victims.

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DeWine announces joint settlement with mortgage lender HSBC
DeWine announces joint settlement with mortgage lender HSBC

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced Ohio has joined a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses.

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AG offers tips for Data Privacy Day
AG offers tips for Data Privacy Day

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today outlined tips to help Ohioans protect their personal information on Data Privacy Day, recognized annually on Jan. 28.

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Columbia Gas offers online tool for savings
Columbia Gas offers online tool for savings

Columbia Gas of Ohio now offers Home Energy Checkup, a new online tool for our customers to learn what actions they can take to save energy and money.

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PUCO offers tips to stay prepared in winter weather
PUCO offers tips to stay prepared in winter weather

As winter weather continues in Ohio, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds you of important home heating safety precautions and electric power outage preparation.

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Ohio Valley Banc Corp, Milton Bancorp announce merger
Ohio Valley Banc Corp, Milton Bancorp announce merger

Ohio Valley Banc Corp. and Milton Bancorp Inc. recently announced the merger of the two companies that currently conduct business in the New Holland and Mt. Sterling areas.

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Attorney General offers gym membership tips
Attorney General offers gym membership tips

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine this week offered advice for consumers who plan to join a fitness center in the New Year.

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Verizon, Sprint customers have until Dec. 31 to seek cramming settlement refunds
Verizon, Sprint customers have until Dec. 31 to seek cramming settlement refunds

Verizon and Sprint customers have until Dec. 31 to seek a share of the $120 million allocated for consumers under national "mobile cramming" settlements announced earlier this year.

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Scherer applauds allocation of funds for College Credit Plus program
Scherer applauds allocation of funds for College Credit Plus program

State Representative Gary Scherer today applauded the announcement of $10 million in grant funding by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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RadioShack gift card holders may be eligible for refunds
RadioShack gift card holders may be eligible for refunds

The Ohio Attorney General recently announced consumers who have unused gift cards from the former RadioShack can file claims to seek refunds for remaining card balances.

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AG conference to focus on veterans legal advocacy
AG conference to focus on veterans legal advocacy

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Buckeye Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America will be co-sponsoring a December conference on veterans legal advocacy.

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PUCO sets
PUCO sets "fixed means fixed" guidelines for competitive electric service providers

The PUCO this week ordered that competitive retail electric service (CRES) customer contracts be more transparent and straightforward by better defining the terms and conditions of fixed-rate offers.

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