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Virgil Shipley/News The two people in this pickup truck took a wild ride Wednesday morning on Martinsburg Road, south of Martinsburg, near the intersection of Purity Road. The southbound truck left the left side of the road, bounced over a wide driveway, landed and rolled over the guardrail into a deep ditch. The Bladensburg Fire Department said no one was injured. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating. No additional information was available at press time.

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The two people in this pickup truck took a wild ride Wednesday morning on Martinsburg Road, south of Martinsburg, near the intersection of Purity Road.

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Joshua Morrison/News It’s not unusual for advances in technology to make electronic equipment obsolete. Changes in scanner traffic encryption, approved by local law enforcement, will leave MARCS scanners silent except for fire and emergency medical services information. Those without a scanner capable of receiving MARCS signals will be completely silent.

Police to encrypt communications

When police agencies in Knox County complete their conversion to the MARCS communication system, people who enjoy listening to law enforcement communications on their scanners will have to find a new hobby — even if they have purchased a new digital scanner to pick up MARCS broadcasts.

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Monarchs begin reign in Europe

On Nov. 21, 1916, the Daily Banner reported the Emperor of Austria-Hungary, Franz Joseph I, planned to make his heir and grandnephew, Archduke Charles Francis Joseph, co-regent of the empire.

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