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AEP will force Court Street in Athens to go dark tonight.

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State cracking down on companies who failed to create jobs in return for tax incentives
Appalachian Regional Commission awards $250K to project


Freshman publishes novel after placing 3rd in book competition
The Start Talking program is a sign of hope for families who have lost loved ones due to drug abuse


Showers & thunderstorms Friday with a major cool down this weekend


Therese Hultin visiting the U.S. as part of journalism fellowship


Dr. Arthur Fine, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Washington, kicks off this season’s Frontiers in Science Lecture Series at Ohio University. His topic is “What Was Einstein Thinking?”

A man accused of killing a West Virginia teenager will return to Ohio to face a murder charge.
Media outlets report that 36-year-old Ernest Roach of Racine, Ohio, waived extradition during a hearing Tuesday in Kanawha County Circuit Court in West Virginia.
Ohio will pay corrections consultants $50,000 for their review of security following a prison escape earlier this month.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered for a memorial service to remember a central Ohio Navy reservist who was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan last week.
Officials are planning to provide an update on the construction of a rail-truck facility in West Virginia.

A contractor has been selected for the Richland Avenue Project that has been in planning since 2011.

The City of Athens announced that Shelly and Sands Inc. has been awarded the Richland Avenue project.

West Union Street improvement projects will cause water outages and traffic delays in the City of Athens.

Records show that the two inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison along with a convicted school shooter were cell mates.
The records also show that inmates Lindsey Bruce and Clifford Opperud were frequently disciplined for violating prison rules.
Energy companies are using more water and sand to extract natural gas from the Marcellus shale in Marshall and Ohio counties.

Ohio University Police Department Press Release - The Ohio University Police Department (OUPD) this morning charged Karsten Vullemot, 19, of Mansfield, OH with Making A False Alarm after he confessed that the strong arm robbery he reported to police on Sunday did not occur.