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Athens Prepares For Pelotonia 2011

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The city of Athens is making preparations for this weekend's Pelotonia event. Pelotonia is a bike ride in support of cancer research that starts in Columbus and ends in Athens. About 4800 riders participate and Athens Assistant Service-Safety Director Ron Lucas says about 600 of those riders will make the trip to Athens. So, the… Read More

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New Research Effort At Ohio University

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Millions of Americans suffer pain in their muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves. They might be having musculoskeletal problems. Doctors and researchers at Ohio University study these disorders, hoping to provide relief. Brian Clark is the director of the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute, also known as OMNI.   OMNI recently received millions of dollars… Read More

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New Research Effort At Ohio University

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Millions of Americans suffer pain in their muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves. They might be having musculoskeletal problems. Doctors and researchers at Ohio University study these disorders, hoping to provide relief. Brian Clark is the director of the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute, also known as OMNI.   OMNI recently received millions of dollars… Read More

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Zanesville Man Charged With Murder

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A Zanesville man is now behind bars, charged with murder. Joseph Miller, 29, has also been indicted for Endangering Children. Detective Ric Roush says the victim was Miller's 10-month-old son, Justen Miller. The child died last December and the charges allege his injuries occurred at a residence on Beulah Avenue. Roush says the injuries were… Read More

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Moonshine Seized In Washington County

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Washington County authorities have busted an alleged moonshine operation. Officers yesterday uncovered a still in Waterford.   Sheriff Larry Mincks says they acted on a tip. The caller had reported a teenager purchased moonshine at a home and subsequently vomited blood after consuming the illegal liquor.   Search warrants were served on Archie Curry, 74,… Read More

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Ohio Unemployment Rate Rises Again

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The state says Ohio's unemployment rate rose in July, the second straight monthly increase following a two-year decline. According to a news release from The Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio's jobless rate increased to 9.0 percent last month, from 8.8 percent in June. The state says the number of workers unemployed in Ohio… Read More

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Chillicothe Firehouses To Reopen


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Chillicothe will reopen all firehouses before the end of the month. Mayor Joe Sulzer says station four on University Drive will reopen on August 22, while station three at Main and Douglas streets will reopen on the 29. Both stations were closed in 2010 as a result of the cutbacks. The reopenings are the result… Read More

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More Patrols Planned For Warren Local

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Washington County Sheriff's deputies will increase patrols in the Warren Local School district. For the first time, high school students there will not be bused to classes. Sheriff Larry Mincks said "We're hoping our visibility out there will encourage people to drive within the speed limit." The Ohio Highway Patrol also plans to increase patrols… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for August 19

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A West Virginia sailor who was among 30 Americans killed when insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan will be buried in Parkersburg. Chillicothe will reopen all firehouses before the end of the month. State election officials have ruled that a group hoping to repeal the state's new election law can continue to collect the… Read More

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Sailor To Be Buried in Parkersburg

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A West Virginia sailor who was among 30 Americans killed when insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan will be buried in Parkersburg. Lieutenant David Bennett says Chief Petty Officer Nicholas H. Null's body is to return today to West Virginia.  A memorial was set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Parkersburg South High School, from… Read More