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Former OSU QB Schlichter Remains in Jail; More Alleged Victims Come Forward

50-year-old Art Schlichter is arraigned Tuesday in Franklin County Court on felony grand theft charges. He remains in jail.
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February 15, 2011

People who claim they were cheated by Art Schlichter continue to come forward. Prosecutors say more than two dozen now say they gave money to the former OSU quarterback and admitted compulsive gambler. WOSU reports, there’s likely little chance they will see the money again.

County Commissioners Outsource Jail Nurses

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December
14, 2010

Come February, inmates in the Franklin County Jail will receive nursing care through a private company. Franklin County Commissioners Tuesday outsourced the jail’s nursing staff. WOSU reports the move is designed to help the county balance its budget.

Morrow’s Sorrows: The County Faces Hard Times and Tough Decisions

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July 9, 2009

Many of Ohio’s counties face budgetary difficulty right now, and Morrow County is no different. Its commissioners have asked county employees to take two weeks off without pay before the end of the year to help close the budget gap – and the county’s sheriff said the jail may have to close.

Three men escape from Fairfield County county jail

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January
3, 2005

Authorities say three prisoners escapedfrom a second floor cell at the Fairfield County jail early Monday morning.