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Three students arrested
Ohio University police increase patrol after recent reports of sexual assault.


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Members of the Democratic Central Committee that reside within the city of Athens voted to appoint Mike Canterbury to the open at-large Athens City Council seat on Wednesday evening.

Gov. John Kasich has appointed 18 government officials, police officers, religious leaders and community members to a task force charged with recommending ways to improve relations between police and communities.
Ohioans could get their state income-tax refunds later this year because of new security measures aimed at preventing fraud.

Federal officials say more than 186,000 Ohioans have signed up for health coverage during the current enrollment period of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Open enrollment for the federally run insurance marketplace began Nov. 15 and ends on Feb. 15.

 If all goes as planned, a new craft beer brewery will be in production by May in Nelsonville.

An appeals court has upheld a Portage County judge’s ruling against former Ohio University basketball standout Geno Ford over a breach of contract with Kent State University.

A contract for installation of new windows at the former Nelsonville High School was approved Tuesday by the Athens County Commissioners, although the project is smaller than initially planned.

Athens County residents recently laid off from the Buckingham Coal Co. mine in Perry County can visit The Work Station in The Plains to take advantage of free employment services.

The former Columbus schools superintendent has pleaded no contest to a charge of dereliction of duty in connection with the district's attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

Athens County has advanced another step in the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.