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Robert Benton

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Two historical markers to be dedicated Sunday in Denton County

Star Local Media
She was a charter member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church where her father was pastor. The home was built on the same floor plan as the Robert Mounts House at 305 Mounts St. William (Bill) and Linda Benton purchased the Mounts-Wright House in ...

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Lucas County to pay $1.28M in 2004 inmate death

Toledo Blade
Robert McBroom were acquitted on charges of covering up the death and lying about it to federal investigators. Sgt. John Gray, who was accused of placing Mr. Benton in a chokehold, was convicted of violating civil rights for leaving Mr. Benton in a ...

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Road crews work around the clock to fix roads in Benton County

KEPR 19
With limited resources we have to consider which areas will have the greater affect and then work backwards from there," said Robert Blain of the Benton County Road Department. The two biggest concerns are Sellards Road and Weber Canyon. “We had ...

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Run-off water washes away roads in Benton County, check for closures

KEPR 19
Assistant County Engineer Robert Blaine said with so much excess run-off water and moisture, road crews can't immediately start full repairs to the roads. Blaine said it's too muddy to start long-term fixes. He explained that the area will need to dry ...

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