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Thursday, December 27th, 2012
Local business owners say they're likely to raise prices of products
By Amy Kronenberger
While good news for some, the coming increase in minimum wage usually means higher prices for consumers.
On Jan. 1, Ohio's minimum wage is set to increase 15 cents per hour to $7.85. Tipped employees will receive an 8 cent increase to $3.93.
Businesses often pass the cost on to the customers. [More]
Obituaries on December 27th, 2012
Viola M. Roettger, 98, Botkins, died at 8:20 p.m. Dec. 24, 2012, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Marilyn C. Grieshop, 67, Yorkshire, died at 7:18 p.m. Dec. 25, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Virginia Ann Hoelscher, 89, New Knoxville, died at 1:40 p.m. Dec. 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Priscilla "Pat" Sekel, 83, St. Marys, died at 1:20 p.m. Dec. 25, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Thomas R. O'Reilly, 54, North Star, died at 3:50 p.m. Dec. 25, 2012, at his home after a four-year battle with ALS. [More]
Jerry Yaney, 69, St. Marys, died Dec. 26, 2012, at his residence.
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