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NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

August 1st, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Stroke survivor speaks out about aphasia MC will cut retirement benefits in half Commissioners form panel to oversee EMA Senior driver sessions Marietta man skips sentencing Top Headlines Poll: Have you started your back-to-school shopping yet? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… Previously…

THE BRILLIANT COLDNESS OF LOGIC…

July 31st, 2014

We can stand aloof from the events and carry out thought exercises, and we can carefully weigh the pros and cons of war—this side did this horrible thing, that side did that horrible thing, this side has this worthy cause, that side has that worthy cause—and we can attempt to calculate who is slightly better […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 31st, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News History in a tiny wood cabin Break-ins at The Galley and Town House Bobcat sightings From tears to anger: Woman curses prison sentence Digitizing court records Top Headlines Poll: Have you spotted any bobcats in the area? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 30th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Long overdue: Local Vietnam veteran finally recognized Placeholder bill sets new standards Grants awarded for six projects Veterans’ drivers appreciated Back to school: Immunizations! Top Headlines Poll: Are you “for” or “against” Common Core, or would you rather all standards be eliminated? Great pictures of […]

THOMSPON LEADS KILL COMMON CORE CHARGE…

July 29th, 2014

Reps. Matt Huffman of Lima and Andy Thompson of Marietta said Monday that Ohio made a mistake four years ago in pursuing the standards and their legislation would seize back state control over the process. …their legislation would seize back state control… (from President Barack Hussein Obama). Where were these anti-federal-education-standards folks when President George […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 29th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Post office options Eyes on online sales tax surplus Safety concerns raised about Open Horse Fun Show MHS receives Gold Improvement Award Levy is official in Frontier district Top Headlines Poll: Is reducing hours at smaller post offices the best way to keep them open? […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 28th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Harmar moments New ER in Belpre opens Tons of fans at Comic Con Devola woman jumps right in WSCC announces four new/updated programs Top Headlines Poll: Do you agree with the plan to make the VA more accountable and to help the department recruit more […]

HOW ABOUT SWAPPING REINS FOR BRAINS…?

July 28th, 2014

Congressman Bill Johnson (R-6th District OH) is touting a verbosely titled item called the REINS Act (“Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny”) designed to accomplish the allegedly lofty goal of curbing what a July 15 News-Sentinel editorial-writer called “runaway government of the type favored by President Barack Obama.” This goal is “lofty” only […]

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

July 27th, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Commemoration Officials seek agricultural boost in MOV Vets to Agriculture program seeing early success OVU names Morris VP of external relations Graduation Test shows improvement Top Headlines Poll: Will your children be up to date on vaccinations in time for the start of […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 26th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News All(ey) Access Working out kinks in texting ban Burglars hit pharmacy in Williamstown Donations needed for Devola rec areas Keeping streets clean Top Headlines Poll: Have you ever been fishing locally? What’s going on here… Great pictures of Marietta… Previously…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 25th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Tight Turns A new date for the county fair? Lawrence kids must relocate Flatbed’s load hits bridge in Belpre Memorial Bridge to close for repairs Top Headlines Poll: Do you make online purchases? What’s going on here… Previously…

THE DEBATE INSIDE ISRAEL…

July 24th, 2014

The Israeli Broadcasting Authority has banned a radio advertisement from a human rights organisation which listed the names of some of the scores of children killed in Gaza since the conflict began 17 days ago. B’Tselem’s appeal against the decision was rejected on Wednesday. It intends to petition Israel’s supreme court on Sunday in an […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 24th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Taxes generated by visitors on the rise in 2014 MMH blood bank to close Harmar Days delights many Around Town Comic Con returns to Marietta Top Headlines Poll: Do you make online purchases? What’s going on here… Previously…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 23rd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Summer snags Judge grants early prison release Prison time for violent crime Teens experience forest work Real world problems formulated for new curriculum Top Headlines Poll: Do you make online purchases? What’s going on here… Previously…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 22nd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Farming troubles Heroin dealers could face homicide charge Harmar streets reopen to traffic Plane crash victims include Vienna man, his daughter Farmers market adds food pantry booth Top Headlines Poll: Should heroin dealers in overdose cases be charged with homicide? What’s going on here… Previously…Not […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 21st, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Oldest home in Belpre Horse show raises funds for HSOV Small plane crash leaves three dead Gallons of ice cream devoured Adding a little richness to life Top Headlines Poll: What was your favorite part of the annual Broughton Ice Cream Social? What’s going on […]

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

July 20th, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Attendance Boost Martirano sets goals for schools Officials: Dangerous animal list needs revisions ‘I Shop Locally’ returns Lee’s Studio still growing after 30 years Top Headlines Poll: Do you believe a manned craft will make it to Mars in your lifetime? What’s going […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 19th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Big cleanup Sweet Corn Festival continues Saturday Computer business owner investigated Strickland visits Free meds: Grocery chain helping to combat high blood pressure Top Headlines Poll: Who do you believe is responsible for the downed Malaysian flight 17? What’s going on here… Previously…

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

July 18th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Just three hours to guilty verdict $42,000 paid back Middle man in court 6 months for theft from elder Tickets for texting start Sat. Top Headlines Poll: Will you attend the Marietta Sweet Corn Festival this weekend? What’s going on here… Previously…

MY SUMMER READING ROOM…

July 17th, 2014

A good book and a gin and tonic… Life is good…

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