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Legal ways to cope with death By Steven Strain   I think I had an average progression when it comes to experiencing death.  First there were the family pets: a goldfish, a hamster, the family dog. Then came the elderly family member, my grandfather, to be exact. I was 3 or 4, and it didn’t […]

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The Docket: 8/30

Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby By Ehron Ostendorf Feeding for two The owner of a store said a woman had entered and walked over to the liquor section. The owner could partly see her, but didn’t see her take anything. When he went about his business, she walked over to the Jack Daniels area […]

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The Docket: 8/23

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Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby Researched and reported by Ehron Ostendorf So stupid, a caveman could do it An officer and her partner answered a simple assault call. The victim said her and her boyfriend pulled up in her driveway, and she asked him to exit the car. Easily angered, he took her keys […]

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The Docket: 8/16

Regional police blotters, reported and interpreted by Ehron Ostendorf A dog for a drug? A woman called a breaking and entering in her house. She stated her screen window was popped open and someone snuck in. Several items were taken from the house. She claimed it was her son because she had caught him stealing […]

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THE DOCKET: 8/9/16

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Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Researched and reported by Ehron Ostendorf Through the window, through the wall… A man reported that a suspect broke into his drive-through business. The man making the report claimed that $100 was stolen from his cash register along with numerous cigarettes. He also said that the perpetrator used his […]

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Summer in the city

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A true and scary story with Marilynn Preston You know me. I’m a tiger when it comes to persuading, cajoling, begging you to go have some fun outside. Jump on your bike, walk in nature, paddle a canoe, do any thing you like that gets your heart pumping and your juices flowing, and keep your […]

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The Docket: 7/19

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim Compiled by Ehron Ostendorf Pregnancy ploy A woman called in saying she was fighting over child support with her ex. She said she had one child with this man and was expecting their second. They appeared to have an on again off again relationship. The caller accused her ex of […]

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Energy Express: 7/12/16

The skinny on low-fat, no-fat foods By Marilynn Preston Even smart people still think that eating low- or no-fat foods is a healthy way to lose weight. It’s not true. Yes, we were led to believe it was true for many years, and during those low-fat, no-fat years the obesity rate in America skyrocketed. Why? First, because […]

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Vitality Check: 7/5/16

This is for the men out there… sorry ladies By Rocco Castellano Normally I try to get something in that both genders can relate to, but this time, ladies, you’re shit out of luck… you’ll probably be able to take some nuggets from this piece, but that’s all. Call me a misogynist, if you must. […]

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Vitality Check: 6/21/16

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Sometimes we’re just blowing germs By Rocco Castellano You go to the gym, restaurant, local coffee shop or bar and you have to use the restroom. Not a big deal—everyone has used a public restroom at one time or another. You do your business, wash your hands and there you have it. The hand-drying dilemma. […]

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Law & Disorder: The Docket 5/23

By Michelle Strauss Wii the people A woman decided to go outside to take her evening smoke. Inside her residence, […]

The Docket: 5/16

Short relationships, long fights A woman and her ex-boyfriend decided they needed to meet and discuss their breakup. The woman […]

Law and Disorder: The Docket 5/9

40 oz. fight A woman was hanging out with friends when they all decided to buy some beer. She knew […]

The Docket: 5/2

Cupcake capers A man walked into a store and headed to the cupcake section. The owner suspected there would be […]

Law & Disorder: 4/25

Broken brandy bottle A family left for church in the morning. When they returned, they noticed their motion-sensor alarm system […]