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The Athens County Democrats make a final decision on the county's sheriff
Appalachian Progressive Education Center ceases operation, Athens Language Center stays open under new management

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Some say it would help female students protect themselves, detractors say it doesn't address the fundamental issues

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Chances for rain and snow due to cooler temperatures

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A man who spent six years working in Zanesville as a child care worker faces a maximum of 559 years in prison if convicted on all charges accusing him of sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old.

A new community arts space is set for downtown Nelsonville, with an official grand opening scheduled for this week’s Final Friday celebration.

Around the Corner Studio, located at 49 W. Washington St., will host visitors Friday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A new mobile application launched by medical helicopter company MedFlight will help connect first responders to MedFlight crews and dispatchers in situations where a helicopter may be needed.

West Virginia State Police have captured a Pennsylvania man who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital.

A ban on most abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat has once again cleared the Ohio House, leaving the rest of the two-year session for advocates to lobby the bill's opponents in the Ohio Senate.
 
Backers of an effort to legalize marijuana in Ohio for medicinal and recreational use have started collecting the thousands of signatures needed to get the proposal before voters.
 
Ohio's transportation budget was expected to head to Gov. John Kasich without a provision to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike.
 
An agreement has been reached over death row inmates' subpoenas of Board of Pharmacy information about drugs used for lethal injection in Ohio.
 
The panel commissioned by Gov. John Kasich to study police and community relations in Ohio is getting closer to a final report.
 

A bill cracking down on low-performing Ohio charter schools and imposing a host of new accountability standards on sponsors has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

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