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Editorial - In defense of Wilmington


Downtown, she found, was dominated by "touristy shops," which fortunately were located in "lovely old riverfront warehouses." Oh, well. At least we proved preferable to "openly cheesy Barefoot Landing," which the writer said was in Myrtle Beach.

More than 100 turn out for OSU small farm conference’s Wooster debut


“I’m tickled pink,” said Tony Nye, an Ohio State University Extension educator who coordinates OSU Extension’s Small Farm Program. “We have had the conference in Wilmington (Ohio) for seven years and we move around the location of the second ...

Archadeck of Northeastern Indiana Uses TimberTech Capped Composites As Perfect Upgrade For Rotted Wood Decks


WILMINGTON, Ohio, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners love to bring the comforts of the indoors to their outdoor spaces, but sometimes elaborate designs are not in the budget or the property may have space limitations. That means contractors have to ...

John Carroll sweeps Wilmington


UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH - The Wilmington College baseball team dropped a pair of Ohio Athletic Conference games Sunday to John Carroll. Wilmington fell to JCU, 7-5, in the first game, and lost in the nightcap, 9-2. Wilmington (3-15 overall, 0-4) travels to ...

Hanover sweeps Wilmington


Hanover softball’s offense exploded for an 11-2 win in the opener of Wednesday’s twinbill with Wilmington (Ohio) College and the Panthers rallied from a 8-1 deficit to take the nightcap 10-9 in eight innings and sweep the Quakers at Brouillette Field.

OU dean speaks at SOESC dinner; educators honored


WILMINGTON — Ohio University’s College of Education dean asked area educators Tuesday to remind themselves and others what American public education “was supposed to do for us anyway.” Renée A. Middleton of OU was guest speaker for the 18th annual ...

Ex-firefighter suspected in string of fires


Brittney Vanhoose, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday in Wilmington, Ohio, on a charge of first degree arson, according to Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson. She is being held without bond awaiting extradition. Vanhoose ...

Kettering looking to boost Wilmington Pike area


KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Kettering city council just gave the city permission to buy a vacant lot on the street. The lot is in the 3700 block of Wilmington, next to Craw Daddy’s. It will be the third land purchase for the city. They are buying the ...

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival debuts Isaacs, Mafia Jug Band


The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival (SOIMF), a biannual festival celebrating bluegrass, old-time, and gospel music, is once again taking place at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington March 27-28. On the bill are two bands that will making their debut with ...

Wilmington College hosts Ohio District 17 Science Day for 10th year


Wilmington College hosted the state of Ohio’s District 17 Science Day March 21, marking the 10th consecutive year as 43 high school, middle school and elementary students from Clinton, Fayette, Highland and Brown counties presented their research projects.

POLICE LOG for 3/25: Road Rage Incident In Front Of Abundant Life


WILMINGTON, MA — 37 incidents were entered into the Wilmington Police Log last Wednesday, March 25. Here are five highlights: A road rage incident in front of Abundant Life on Church Street was rep…

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She’s Back! Jennifer Lawrence In Wilmington This Week As Filming Of ‘Joy’ Returns To Town


WILMINGTON, MA — Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is back in town this week shooting additional scenes for her upcoming film, “Joy,” which explores the life of Miracle Mop inventor Joy …

'One Tree Hill' Reunion! Chad Michael Murray, Hilarie Burton, & More Attend 'EyeCon OTH' in Wilmington


Chad Michael Murray poses with his former One Tree Hill co-stars in these new photos from EyeCon OTH this past weekend in Wilmington, N.C. The 33-year-old actor was joined by Hilarie Burton, Stephen …

2 Opportunities To Watch The Bruins Practice In Wilmington This Week


WILMINGTON, MA — The regular season ends in less than two weeks and the Boston Bruins players are fighting for their playo ff lives, clinging to a Wildcard spot.  It’s an exciting time to be fan!  (How…

Massive Water Main Break Causes “Waterfall Onto Cars,” Lane Closures On 93S In Wilmington


WILMINGTON, MA — At approximately 11:20p m last night, a water main broke underneath the Route 125 overpass on 93 South, near Exit 41, in Wilmington, resulting in incredibly dangerous conditions for dr…

One Tree Hill fans, stars in Wilmington for convention


The first ever One Tree Hill Convention is underway this weekend in Wilmington, where nine seasons of the show were filmed. SOURCE: WECT 6 Wilmington

State Rep. Jim Miceli To Hold Office Hours in Wilmington on 3/30


WILMINGTON, MA — Got something you want to say to your state representative?  A question?  A concern?  A request? Here’s your chance! State Rep. Jim Miceli is holding his monthly office hours in Wilmi…

2 pedestrians injured in Wilmington crash


Woburn Street closed at crash scene Filed under: Car Crash, pedestrian(s) struck by car, Wilmington MA Tagged: Car Crash, Crash, Fire department, pedestrians struck by car, Wilmington Fire Departmen…

OPTIONS: Ten Savvy Ways To Pay For A Home Today in Wilmington NC


Different buyers have different mortgage needs. Fortunately, lenders today offer many mortgage options to choose from. Chances are you’ll find a mortgage plan that works for you.Because points, fees a…




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The importance of local education funding in WILMINGTON OHIO

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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Victms of discrimination in WILMINGTON OHIO

The EEOC enforces the prohibitions against employment discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as reprisal for protected activity. The Commission´s interpretations of these statutes apply to its adjudication and enforcement in federal sector as well as private sector and state and local government employment.

The EEOC has held that discrimination against an inpidual because that person is transgender (also known as gender identity discrimination) is discrimination because of sex and therefore is covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Macy v. Department of Justice, EEOC Appeal No. 0120120821 (April 20, 2012), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120120821%20Macy%20v%20DOJ%20ATF.txt. The Commission has also found that claims by lesbian, gay, and bisexual inpiduals alleging sex-stereotyping state a sex discrimination claim under Title VII. See Veretto v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Appeal No. 0120110873 (July 1, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120110873.txt; Castello v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520110649 (Dec. 20, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0520110649.txt.

While discrimination based on an inpidual´s status as a parent (prohibited under Executive Order 13152) is not a covered basis under the laws enforced by the EEOC, there are circumstances where discrimination against caregivers may give rise to sex discrimination under Title VII or disability discrimination under the ADA. See Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.html.

Federal government employees may file claims of discrimination under the Part 1614 EEO process on any of the bases covered under the laws EEOC enforces, and/or may also utilize additional complaint procedures described below.

Civil Service Reform Act

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), as amended, also protects federal government applicants and employees from discrimination in personnel actions (see "Prohibited Personnel Practices" http://www.opm.gov/ovrsight/proidx.asp) based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or on conduct which does not adversely affect the performance of the applicant or employee -- which can include sexual orientation or transgender (gender identity) status. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), www.osc.gov, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), www.mspb.gov, enforce the prohibitions against federal employment discrimination codified in the CSRA. For more information, see OPM´s Addressing Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment at www.opm.gov/er/address2/guide01.htm, OPM´s Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Inpiduals in the Federal Workplace at www.opm.gov/persity/Transgender/Guidance.asp, and OSC´s Prohibited Personnel Practices and How to File a Complaint at http://www.osc.gov/ppp.htm.

Executive Orders

Additionally, federal agencies retain procedures for making complaints of discrimination on any bases prohibited by Executive Orders reviewed below. For example, some lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees may file complaints under both the agency´s Executive Order complaint process (for sexual orientation discrimination) and 1614 process (for sex discrimination), as these are separate processes.

Executive Order 11478, section 1 (as amended by Executive Orders 13087 and 13152) provides:

It is the policy of the government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in federal employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, sexual orientation or status as a parent, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative program in each executive department and agency. This policy of equal opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of civilian employees of the federal government, to the extent permitted by law.

Executive Order 13152 states that "status as a parent" refers to the status of an inpidual who, with respect to an inpidual who is under the age of 18 or who is 18 or older but is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability, is: a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a foster parent, a stepparent, a custodian of a legal ward, in loco parentis over such inpidual, or actively seeking legal custody or adoption of such an inpidual. The Executive Order authorized OPM to develop guidance on the provisions of the Order.

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What do you know about abuse of women in WILMINGTON OHIO ?

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Signs of abuse

It can be hard to know if you´re being abused. You may think that your husband is allowed to make you have sex. That´s not true. Forced sex is rape, no matter who does it. You may think that cruel or threatening words are not abuse. They are. And sometimes emotional abuse is a sign that a person will become physically violent.

Below is a list of possible signs of abuse. Some of these are illegal. All of them are wrong. You may be abused if your partner:

  • Monitors what you´re doing all the time
  • Unfairly accuses you of being unfaithful all the time
  • Prevents or discourages you from seeing friends or family
  • Prevents or discourages you from going to work or school
  • Gets very angry during and after drinking alcohol or using drugs
  • Controls how you spend your money
  • Controls your use of needed medicines
  • Decides things for you that you should be allowed to decide (like what to wear or eat)
  • Humiliates you in front of others
  • Destroys your property or things that you care about
  • Threatens to hurt you, the children, or pets
  • Hurts you (by hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, punching, slapping, kicking, or biting)
  • Uses (or threatens to use) a weapon against you
  • Forces you to have sex against your will
  • Controls your birth control or insists that you get pregnant
  • Blames you for his or her violent outbursts
  • Threatens to harm himself or herself when upset with you
  • Says things like, "If I can´t have you then no one can."

If you think someone is abusing you, get help. Abuse can have serious physical and emotional effects. No one has the right to hurt you.

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Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships

Sometimes a relationship might not be abusive, but it might have some serious problems that make it unhealthy. If you think you might be in an unhealthy relationship, you should be able to talk to your partner about your concerns. If you feel like you can´t talk to your partner, try talking to a trusted friend, family member, or counselor. Consider calling a confidential hotline to get the support you need and to explore next steps. If you´re afraid to end the relationship, call a hotline for help.

Signs of an unhealthy relationship include:

  • Focusing all your energy on your partner
  • Dropping friends and family or activities you enjoy
  • Feeling pressured or controlled a lot
  • Having more bad times in the relationship than good
  • Feeling sad or scared when with your partner

Signs of a healthy relationship include:

  • Having more good times in the relationship than bad
  • Having a life outside the relationship, with your own friends and activities
  • Making decisions together, with each partner compromising at times
  • Dealing with conflicts by talking honestly
  • Feeling comfortable and able to be yourself
  • Feeling able to take care of yourself
  • Feeling like your partner supports you

If you feel confused about your relationship, a mental health professional can help. Remember, you deserve to be treated with respect.

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