Pickaway News Journal

Thu, May 25, 2017

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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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Classmates.com customers have until Oct. 14 to seek share of $3 million restitution fund
Classmates.com customers have until Oct. 14 to seek share of $3 million restitution fund

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine encourages eligible Classmates.com customers to file a complaint with his office by Oct. 14 to be considered for a refund under a $3 million multi-state settlement fund established earlier this year.

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AG offers tips for T-Mobile customers affected by Experian breach
AG offers tips for T-Mobile customers affected by Experian breach

Following news of an Experian data breach affecting T-Mobile customers and potential customers, Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to guard against identity theft.

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Two local entities to receive rock salt settlement funds
Two local entities to receive rock salt settlement funds

Two Pickaway County entities will receive a portion of an $11.5 million settlement to resolve an antitrust lawsuit against Cargill Inc. and Morton Salt Inc. over past rock salt prices.

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Ohioans report surge in tax-related phone scams
Ohioans report surge in tax-related phone scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine reports his office has received more than 600 reports of tax-related scams since Sept. 1.

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DeWine presents three-year update on Identity Theft Unit
DeWine presents three-year update on Identity Theft Unit

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office's Identity Theft Unit received nearly 3,500 complaints and helped identity theft victims clear over $1 million in fraudulent debt during the unit's first three years of existence.

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'Operation OTFCA' results in hundreds of arrests, millions in drugs seized
'Operation OTFCA' results in hundreds of arrests, millions in drugs seized

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine this week announced the results of a statewide drug enforcement effort that resulted in several hundred arrests and millions of dollars' worth of drugs seized.

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PUCO answers questions about budget billing
PUCO answers questions about budget billing

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds consumers that in addition to energy conservation and energy choice, budget billing is another way to manage your utility bills.

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Officials warn of e-cigarette use among youth
Officials warn of e-cigarette use among youth

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Peter Shields, MD, Deputy Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, today warned parents about the risks of e-cigarette use among children and young adults.

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6-State Trooper Project deemed a success
6-State Trooper Project deemed a success

The Ohio State Highway Patrol focused on distracted driving in the last 6-State Trooper Project.

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Ohio sailor dies after Chattanooga shooting; Marine also has local connection
Ohio sailor dies after Chattanooga shooting; Marine also has local connection

A Navy Petty Officer wounded in the shooting at the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has passed away, making him the fifth service member killed in Thursday's attack.

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Marines identified in Chattanooga shooting
Marines identified in Chattanooga shooting

The United States Marine Corps officially confirms the identity of the Marines who were killed on July 16, 2015, at the combined Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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DeWine offers online shopping tips for 'Black Friday in July'
DeWine offers online shopping tips for 'Black Friday in July'

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered online shopping tips for consumers as retailers including Amazon and Walmart advertise extra online deals this week.

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DeWine warns of military identity theft
DeWine warns of military identity theft

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns service members to watch for signs of identity theft following recent federal data breaches and prior to Military Consumer Protection Day, July 15, 2015.

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