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A Belpre man is now in custody after barricading himself in a Coolville home while running from West Virginia and Athens County law enforcement.

Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald thrilled the Athens County Democratic Party by speaking at their fall dinner Thursday night.

"I'm really excited that he would drive all the way across the state to be here in Athens." FitzGerald supporter Katie O'Neil says.

Ohio University Police are investigating a death threat against OU President Roderick McDavis after a photo of the message written on a bathroom stall door was posted to a mobile anonymous photo-sharing application.

The message read, “President McDavis will be shot on 10/20/14.”

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) launched an Ebola response effort in light of recent news that a Dallas nurse (later diagnosed with the virus) traveled to the state.

Four people on a flight were screened for Ebola in West Virginia after another passenger expressed suspicions one might have the deadly virus based on their conversation.
    

The Ohio University Board of Trustees is expected to vote on a resolution that creates guiding principles and policies for the investment of $250 million in bonds the university will issue to pay for deferred maintenance costs and other projects.

The Route 33 and East State Street interchange improvements project is expected to move forward with construction in 2016 and a completion date in 2017, according to Athens city officials.

A pre-disciplinary conference is sche

Democrat Incumbent Debbie Phillips and Republican Yolan Dennis debated in the race for the 94th District State Representative at the Athens Library on Monday.

The 94th districts runs through Athens, Meigs, and parts of Vinton and Washington counties.

An Athens father has asked Athens City Council to consider banning tobacco usage in public parks — a measure that several Council members support.

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