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Washington bracing for impeachment as battle lines harden

WASHINGTON — As Washington braces for this week’s expected vote to impeach President Donald Trump, partisan battle lines hardened on Sunday, with Democrats defending impeachment even if Trump isn’t removed from office and Republicans denouncing the integrity of the constitutional process.The Democratic-controlled House planned to vote Wednesday on two articles of impeachment against the Republican president, and the decision whether to make Trump the third U.S. president in […]

BMV sets reinstatement amnesty program

CANTON The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, in conjunction with Canton Municipal Court, will host a BMV reinstatement fee amnesty program.It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 18 at Municipal Court, 218 Cleveland Ave SW. The agency will eliminate or waive pending BMV reinstatement fees or provide debt reductions on pending cases.The program is open to anyone with a pending Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles license reinstatement fee except those arising […]

Holiday Hangout at Peel Center

CANTON Canton Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Holiday Hangout With Santa from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Edward “Peel” Coleman Community Center, 1400 Sherrick Road SE.The event features arts and crafts for kids, classic holiday movies and story time with Santa. There will also be raffles, hot chocolate and refreshments.It is free and open to the public. For information, call Darshanette Zachary at 330-438-6542 or email darshanette. […]

Comey: 'Real sloppiness' in Russia probe but no misconduct

Comey: ‘Real sloppiness’ in Russia probe but no misconductBy ERIC TUCKER Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness” in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident” about how the Russia investigation was handled.But Comey also insisted he was right to feel some measure of […]

Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

MADRID — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.Those failures came even after organizers added two more days to the 12 days of scheduled talks in Madrid. In the end, delegates from almost 200 nations endorsed a declaration to help poor countries that are suffering the effects of climate change, […]

Local “Rosie the Riveter” celebrates 97th birthday

Evelyn Shaheen Stalnaker, a resident at Jackson Ridge Rehabilitation and Care Facility in Canal Fulton, celebrated her 97th birthday on Nov. 30.Stalnaker graduated from South High School in Akron in 1940 and went to work at the Goodyear Hanger as a “Rosie the Riveter.” She riveted the tail sections on the World War II bombers.Richard Stalnaker was her supervisor. They met, fell in love and were married in 1945. From that marriage, they had four children […]

Ohio’s new voucher system labels top tier public schools as under-performing

Students in districts Ohio rates as among the best overall in the state can apply for vouchers to help pay for private school next year.Traditionally, the state offers vouchers to families in poorly performing public school districts. But now, critics say, the legislature has expanded the definition of a low-preforming school to the point of absurdity, growing […]

Ohio's new voucher system labels top tier public schools as under-preforming

Students in districts Ohio rates as among the best overall in the state can apply for vouchers to help pay for private school next year.Traditionally, the state offers vouchers to families in poorly performing public school districts. But now, critics say, the legislature has expanded the definition of a low-preforming school to the point of absurdity, growing […]

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