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Ohio does not have to recognize same-sex unions made in other states.

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The OU senior plans to run for an at-large seat in November 2015.
Billy Milligan was represented, at one time, by attorney and present-day Judge L. Alan Goldsberry

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The fire has been put out, but some students are only just feeling the heat.
Keep your home warm this winter

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Highs jumping into the 50s by Monday

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The second part in a four part series exploring campus sexual violence.

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A new draft of a franchise agreement for trash and recycling collection in the city of Nelsonville removes mandates for curbside recycling and for haulers to only use the Athens-Hocking Reclamation Center to dump trash.

Nearly one month after fire devastated a block of West Union Street in Athens, a sense of progress is being made.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is exploring whether Ohio needs to change how it trains police in the use of force.
 
DeWine wants the state's Peace Officer Training Commission to review officer training on use-of-force situations and community relations.
A bill that would impose some of the nation's most stringent abortion restrictions has failed in the Ohio House.
 
Representatives voted 47-40 on the so-called "heartbeat bill," falling short of the 50 votes needed for passage.
 

Logan Elm School District officials are preparing to ask the voters of Pickaway County to renew two soon-to-be-expiring levies. 

 The Village of Laurelville is moving further into the 21st Century with the purchase of new water meters for the entire community.
According to Village Mayor Jason Hettinger, the current water meters were purchased and installed sometime around 1981, which is 33 years ago.

A bill that would impose some of the nation's most stringent abortion restrictions is set for a Wednesday floor vote in the Ohio House.
          

Ohio lawmakers have removed a provision from a death penalty bill that doctors warned could lead to dangerous shortages of a widely used anesthetic.
          

Ohio would join 44 other states and the District of Columbia in establishing a state poet laureate under legislation on its way to the governor.
          

As Congress considers a massive spending bill, officials in southern Ohio are waiting to see whether funding is approved to avert hundreds of layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant.
         

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