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Help identify bank robber

Detectives are asking for the community’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection to a robbery that occurred at the Chase Bank this morning.

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Author debuts pair of very different books

Lisa Merrick, a mainstay of the Historical Society who already has the city’s definitive published history to her credit, turned her efforts over the past year to collecting these tragedies into “Murder & Mayhem in Norton.”

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Call police if you spot this truck

      This maroon Ford F350 pickup truck is  believed to be stolen from a business in Peninsula.  The thief is using the truck to break into several Barberton, Norton and surrounding area businesses.

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Barberton grad realizes father’s dream

Isabelle Preston’s last couple years of school were rough, her mother said. Belle had lost her father and was struggling. But her mother and school officials were able to give her the help she needed and she crossed the stage on time May 22, receiving not one but two diplomas.

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