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Among homeless kids and teens, LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning) youth have an especially hard time. 

Lighthouse Youth Services is among a handful of groups trying to identify and address issues that specifically affect homeless LGBTQ youth.

A proposal for more than $400,000 in improvements to Athens County's 911 Center was presented to the county commissioners Tuesday by 911 Director Dan Pfeiffer.

It calls for installing four new dispatching consoles to replace the three existing ones that are in regular use.

An organization formed by Athens and Athens County to pursue electric aggregation took a key step Tuesday, sending out a request for electricity price quotes and related services.

Ohio's elections chief has issued an order requiring all poll workers to undergo mandatory training before the fall election.

Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer provided health care insurance plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.

Athens City Council unanimously voted on Monday to oppose the construction of a barge facility on the Ohio River which would accept fracking waste in neighboring Meigs County.

A Washington, D.C.-based appeals court ruled that - according to the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare - people can only receive the subsidies if they bought their insurance through a state-run marketplace and not through the federal exchange.

Athens County has been successful in its first attempt to get grant funding through the newly formed Athens County Transportation Improvement District.

Civilian employees at Ohio's largest military base will have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall.

A Stewart teen died after the vehicle he was driving went off State Route 329 on Monday night.

Michael Allen Rood, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash after his two-door 1996 Saturn crashed off the right side of the road at about 7:30 p.m.