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Ohio House Heath Committee passes measure previously stopped in 2011


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Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee


Storytellers from around the world gathered at the Athens Public Library Thursday night to share their stories about the Appalachian region.

The official vote count Monday in Washington County has both Democrat incumbent Debbie Phillips and Republican challenger Yolan Dennis picking up additional votes in the race for the Ohio House seat in the 94th District.
Students at Eastern Local Schools have new options this school year as the district has introduced agricultural education and FFA (Future Farmers of America) to the school.

An emergency alert system for some Athens County schools was activated Wednesday, according to County 911 Director Dan Pfeiffer.

An Ohio House committee has approved a bill shielding the source of the state's lethal injection drugs for a minimum of 20 years.
Ohio officials say 18 rural school districts and their surroundings areas are sharing more than $1.7 million from the sale of timber from the state's forests.
The prosecutor in Athens County is recommending the removal of a church directory from outside the county courthouse.

Supporters of proposed statewide policy to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Ohioans from discrimination met with state lawmakers this week to push for legislation that would make the changes they are seeking.

A police officer's presence would be required for tickets to be issued from red-light cameras around Ohio under a bill that's cleared the Ohio Senate.

A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University's marching band has resulted in recommendations for improvement in band operations and university oversight.