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The Cincinnati Enquirer and Media Network of Central Ohio sent more than 60 reporters, photographers and videographers into their communities to chronicle an ordinary week in this extraordinary time.

Winner of The 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Local Reporting

Crestline Mayor Allen Moore has resigned, less than a month after a video was released showing him using racial slurs and village residents and council members began calling for his resignation. (Oct. 22, 2018)

The Richland County Land Bank approved its final counteroffer as part of a months-long settlement process with the contractor on its first planned home rehabilitation project at 845 Logan Road. (Oct. 19, 2018)

At a gathering on the grounds of Seccaium Park, which closed 70 years ago, some people were old enough to remember going there. Some remembered stories passed down from family members. Others just wanted to know what was with that wooden roller coaster that towered over Ohio 19 for decades. (Oct. 1, 2018)

The Crestline police chief feared retaliation for reporting racial slurs made by the mayor in June, according to documents obtained in a public records request. (Sept. 27, 2018)

Community members gathered on the bank of the Clear Fork of the Mohican River to protest Houston-based Cabot Oil and Gas' plans for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Richland, Ashland and Knox counties. (July 30, 2018)

A Mansfield family is grateful to be returning home soon, bringing home a baby boy who was diagnosed with an often-fatal birth defect before he was even born. (June 25, 2018)

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray stopped in Mansfield to discuss the opioid epidemic with community leaders on the front lines of the crisis. (May 22, 2018)

In the wake of two shooting deaths in less than a month in the city, community members gathered to brainstorm ways to reduce gun violence in Mansfield. (May 10, 2018)

Richland County is getting a detox center and a new residential facility for people seeking addiction treatment, expanding the addiction services available in north central Ohio. (April 27, 2018)

For nearly a year, city officials have been considering a multi-million dollar project to help stop flooding in Mansfield that would include the construction of a dry dam near North Lake Park. But will they move forward with the project? (April 20, 2018)

In 2017, an estimated 2,000 doses of naloxone were given in Richland County. The estimate includes only doses used by hospitals and paramedics, so the figure could be much higher. (April 19, 2018)

Mansfield native and current Alaska resident Matthew Failor calls competing with his dogs in sled dog racing "the ultimate freedom." (April 7, 2018)

Holly Crider was reported missing one year ago, on March 30, 2017. One year later, her family still worries about where the Mansfield resident and mother of three could be. (March 29, 2018)

The news of two Westerville police officers killed on the job came as a shock to many residents of this suburb. (Feb. 11, 2018)

In a civil suit filed in Medina County, a Medina man alleges the organizers of the annual Ink in the Clink tattoo and music festival owe him millions of dollars. (Jan. 24, 2018)

Ontario City Council members grilled representatives from the Adler Group during a nearly two-hour discussion after five years of apparent frustration with a lack of development at the former General Motors site. (Nov. 15, 2017)

After Lexington grad Kiersten Dawson and Texas native Jeremiah Miller parted ways after Dawson was eliminated from "The Voice" and Miller was selected to move on, they thought they'd never see each other again. (Oct. 24, 2017)

The city of Mansfield does not have enough funding to make it through 2020, the city's finance director told Mansfield City Council members. (Sept. 20, 2017)

The Richland County Jail's new body scanner is working to prevent any potential future drug use or overdoses inside the jail's walls. Treatment programs designed to get inmates help both while they're in jail and after they get out are offered to combat the opiate epidemic. (Sept. 8, 2017)

Sarah Adkins doesn't have a pulse. She has a mechanical hum, powered by a device in her heart that keeps it pumping. If the pump stopped working, Adkins' heart would stop, too. (July 28, 2017)

A Bellville mother who lost her daughter to a drug overdose is leading a call for change in the fight against the opiate epidemic, saying it needs to begin locally. (July 12, 2017)

The city refused to pay damages to a Mansfield woman, a domestic violence survivor, after Mansfield police damaged doors in her residence during a well-being check. (June 30, 2017)

Mansfield Choice Academies hasn't paid rent to the city of Mansfield in nearly a year, with an outstanding balance of more than $60,000. (June 21, 2017)

A Volunteers of America women’s facility on North Main Street is still operating more than two weeks after it received a cease and desist letter from the city. (March 31, 2017)

Medicaid and Medicare help Yvette Hallabrin's paralyzed son receive care. But with a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act, she doesn't know how her son would be able to afford health care and treatment. (March 10, 2017)

Eighteen Richland County pharmacies started selling naloxone without a prescription this year, but few residents apparently are purchasing the opioid overdose-reversal medication. (Dec. 3, 2016)

Plymouth resident Bruce Tanner took a bus to Maine, with no money. He walked nearly 800 miles back home, relying on people he met along the way for food, shelter and sometimes rides. (Nov. 8, 2016)

The membership at First Congregational Church has dwindled for the last several years. Its weekly single traditional worship service is not enough to attract younger churchgoers, so the congregation is dissolving. (Oct. 13, 2016)

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