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It’s time…

December 31, 2011

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Goodbye 2011 — what a bittersweet year! I quit my job at The Boys & Girls Club on Dec. 17, 2010, so I went into 2011 unemployed. I was a senior at The Ohio State University, and my work schedule conflicted with classes I needed to graduate in my two final quarters. Away I went, […]

My top 11 news stories of 2011

December 31, 2011

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Everyone else is doing a top 11 of 2011, so I’ll do one too. Disclaimer: Your list may be very different from mine. These are the news stories that resonated with me this year. Feel free to share your list with me or leave a comment with a story I may have missed! Enjoy! Top […]

Today’s news

December 31, 2011

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Listed below are two of the stories I mentioned yesterday: Jobs opening up in Marion area Marion man faces charge of arson I know I already said that my job is really cool in an earlier post. But honestly, it is. For example, I didn’t know much about unemployment rates and what was going on […]

What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

December 31, 2011

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I woke up this morning and saw the video below shared three times on my Facebook page by my friends. It led me to a good question — what are you doing New Year’s Eve? Do you go out? Do you stay in? Do you spend it with friends and family…or would you rather spend […]

Telling it best

December 30, 2011

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My job is pretty cool. Yesterday, I was beating myself up about not getting the fire story first. Then today, as I’m looking over the reports from different news sources, I realized that I had a more complete story. While I do want to strive to be first, I’m pretty happy that I told it […]

The first week of my blog

December 30, 2011

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My first week of blogging is coming to an end. I’m happy to say that this week I wrote seven bylines (one for every day of the week), even though I only worked three days! Morrow County sweep snares escapee – Dec. 29, 2011 Police nab suspect in catalytic converter thefts – Dec. 29, 2011 […]

Not being ahead of the story

December 29, 2011

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Today was a day of learning. Today there was a fire started intentionally as a means of covering up a burglary. The fire department was called around 6am. The police and fire arrived around that time. Here is the link to the story from the website: http://www.marionstar.com/article/20111229/NEWS01/111229006/Marion-Servex-fire-arson-suspected Today, I chased that story around like it […]