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Display of power

Newark 'Big Basket' now bereft of workers

Last week, the remaining dozen or so office workers finally moved out of the "Big Basket," the iconic headquarters of the Longaberger Co., and into office space at the company's manufacturing plant in Frazeysburg.
Ballot issue

Petitions submitted to reduce marijuana penalties in Newark

A group hoping to eliminate penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Newark is one step closer to getting its proposal on the November ballot.
Guest column

Y marks 140 years of service

I am excited to invite residents to join the celebration for our birthday as the Licking County Family YMCA turns 140 years old.

Block watches combine forces

Criminals, beware. Residents around Waggoner and Wengert roads in Blacklick are keeping a close eye on their neighborhoods.
Historical-society garden tour

Growth blooms with fundraiser

Organizers are gearing up to host the third annual West Licking Historical Society Garden Tour, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 16.

Grand structure in Newark will be restored

A trip to the bank these days is often little more than a task begging to be crossed off a to-do list. If it can't be done with a zip through the ATM or on a smart phone, it's nestled somewhere between buying light bulbs and getting an oil change.

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