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Council reviews $1 million marina renovations today

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TROY — Council will consider $1 million in the marina renovations at today’s council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall.The building’s committee will recommend to council to approve to seek bids for the renovation work, although council member Robin Oda requested that her reservations about the project be part of the majority report submitted by council member and committee chair Lynne Snee.


OSU’s Elliott different from Hyde, but that’s OK

By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – Comparisons are inevitable at Ohio State.From the day he was recruited out of St. Louis in a spirited battle with Missouri, the alma mater of both his parents, Ezekiel Elliott was supposed to be the next Carlos Hyde, the next Beanie Wells, the next big thing at running back.While Elliott is a different type running back than Hyde who does different things, he appeared to send a message last Satur...

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Blue Jackets’ bright future dimmed during camp

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets’ bright future has dimmed rather quickly.Coming off their best season ever, the Blue Jackets were young, loaded and excited heading into camp. But then leading-scorer Ryan Johansen held out; he and management are at loggerheads. Then it was revealed that Nathan Horton, a prized free agent a year ago who missed most of the season, has a back issue and isn’t able to even skate.On top of that, last year’s sta...

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Browns not looking past Titans

BEREA (AP) — The Browns’ upcoming schedule looks pillowy soft, comfortable. It’s appealing for sure, loaded with games they can — and maybe should — win.Beginning with Sunday’s game at Tennessee, Cleveland’s next five opponents have a combined 4-16 record, and two of those teams, Oakland and Jacksonville, are winless.The future can be enticing. Or deceivingly deadly.Browns coach Mike Pettine has warned his team there a...

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Tipp gives construction and school updates

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Council, Board of Education, and the Monroe Township Trustees met Monday night for their regular Tri-Agency meeting to update one another on the city manager position, water and sewer project, and school construction.The city has scheduled another round of interviews for open city manager position. The field has been narrowed from about 50 applicants to three. According to Acting City Manager Brad Vath, city council will meet with the candidates in e...

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PILLICH WOULD HELP STRENTHEN CHECKS AND BALANCESDear Editor:The Democratic candidate for Ohio treasurer, Connie Pillich, is right to support adding an independent inspector general for the office and modifying the duties of the office’s internal auditor. In the Ohio House of Representatives, Rep. Pillich’s efforts on similiar reforms for the rest of state government are further reasons that Ohioans sho...

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Changes in store for Paint Out

TIPP CITY — Artists will be taking their canvas’ and paint brushes downtown on Oct. 10 to participate in the fifth annual Paint Out.Local artist come out each year to support and participate in the Paint Out hosted and sponsored by the Tipp City Area Arts Council and the Ohio Plein Air Society.However, there may be several changes community members might notice this year.“Before, we were doing workshops but (some of the artists) thought it wa...

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Trojan pride

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — With Butler in charge of the division, Troy’s matchup against Sidney may not have had the stakes it would have had.But that didn’t stop the Trojans from turning in arguably their most complete performance of the season. After all, they still have pride motivating them.Goalkeeper Alex Williams shut the Yellowjackets out — including stuffing a penalty kick in the game’s first 10 minutes th...

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Tipp City sets leaf schedule

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Street Department will be starting the leaf pickup program next week. There are a few important guidelines to follow. Residents are asked to rake leaves into the street, one foot from the curb, so that storm water will drain. No limbs, sticks, bricks, rocks or yard debris should be placed with the leaves in the street. These items cause damage to the equipment, create down time for repairs, and add delay to the leaf pickup schedule.Oct. 13-17, No...

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Gettysburg man found dead at Troy motel

By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Gettysburg man died of an apparent heroin overdose at Motel 6 in Troy over the weekend.According to the Miami County Coroner Dr. Stephen A. Huffman, M.D., Billy Joe Skidmore II, 22, of Gettysburg, was found dead in the hotel room on Sunday after family and friends reported that they hadn’t heard from Skidmore in several days.Troy Police Department responded to Motel 6, located at 1260 S. ...

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OHSAA high school football computer rankings, Sept. 30

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Sept. 30, 2014Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)Region 1 - 1. Hudson (5-0) 14.45, 2. Westerville Central (5-0) 12.75, 3. Solon (5-0) 11.8, 4. Findlay (5-0) 11.0, 5. Powell Olentangy Liberty (4-1) 10.4, 6. Stow-Munroe Falls (5-0) 9.85, 7. Mentor (5-0) 9.7, 8. Massillon Jackson (4-1) 9.3, 9. Strongsville (4-1) 9.2, 10. Berea-Midpark (4-1) 9.1, 11. Brunswick (4-1) 9.0,...

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Michigan apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan announced changes to its injury protocol Tuesday, admitting it made a mistake in handling quarterback Shane Morris following a suspected concussion because of a “serious lack of communication” and “confusion” among the coaching staff.Athletic director Dave Brandon said Michigan plans to have a medical professional in the press box or video booth at future football games after what happened over the weekend.

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Government: NFL TV ‘blackout’ rule unsportsmanlike

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven’t sold out from being televised in the local market.Well, you can’t blame the government anymore.The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to end the 1975 rule with a push from its chairman.“We at the FCC shouldn’t be complicit in preventing sports fans from watching their favorite teams on TV,” said Chairman Tom Whe...

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Still spends Bengals’ bye caring for daughter

CINCINNATI (AP) — Large, gray shipping envelopes were stacked in Devon Still’s locker on Monday, gifts from fans who are following his daughter’s fight with cancer.The Bengals defensive lineman spent most of his bye week with his 4-year-old daughter Leah, who had surgery to remove a tumor from her abdomen. She has more chemotherapy ahead to attack the cancer in her bone marrow.Leah’s story has gotten international attention and prompted thousands ...

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Tony Stewart searching for his new normal

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Slowly and somberly, Tony Stewart is trying his best to find his new normal.He may never again be the “Smoke” the racing world knew before Aug. 9, the night a sprint car he was driving struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at an upstate New York dirt track. The three-time NASCAR champion was fiery on the track, so quick-witted he never lost a verbal spat, and a larger-than-life personality throughout the garage.Stewart, without a doub...

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Browns RB Tate practices, could play

BEREA (AP) — Ben Tate’s injured right knee has healed. His confidence was never even bruised.Cleveland’s running back returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since spraining his knee in the first half of the season opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. Wearing a brace for the first time in his career, Tate made several sharp cuts and looked quick during the portion of individual and team drills.Following the workout, which was moved into the indoor f...

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Troy JV boys rout Greenon

Staff ReportsENON — Brendan Lewis scored four goals Saturday as Troy’s JV boys soccer team routed Greenon 7-0.In the 21st minute of the first half, Lewis scored the first goal of the game. Tyler Mauk scored on a cross by Spencer Hinderman to make it 2-0, then Colin Hubbell drove in goal No. 3 with 2: 15 left in the first half.Lewis scored again on a deflection from Mauk, then Lewis scored again to make it 5-0. Weaver Walton and Lewis finished up th...

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Double the fun

Staff ReportsTROY — Troy’s top-seeded doubles teams both showed that they were ready to play Tuesday.Now they’ll have to do it again Friday — and next week, as well.Hannah Essick and Maggie Hennessy, the No. 1 seed in the Division I sectional tennis tournament, cruised through their three matches during Tuesday’s play, while the No. 2 seeded team of Marina Wehrkamp and Maddie Kleptz won both of its matches easily as both advanced ...

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