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Afternoon Audio Update August 22

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Investigators in Lawrence County are trying to identify a body found in a recycling center this morning. Sheriff's deputies were called to Rumpke Waste and Recycling Services in Ironton around 10:30 a.m. Plus, Vinton County Sheriff Dave Hickey is retiring. County Commissioners received Hickey's letter of resignation this morning. Listen here for your audio update…. Read More

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Body Found In Lawrence County

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Investigators in Lawrence County are trying to identify a body found in a recycling center this morning. Sheriff's deputies were called to Rumpke Waste and Recycling Services in Ironton around 10:30 a.m. The body was discovered inside a pile of recyclable cardboard. Investigators believe the body was picked up on a route that included Cabell… Read More

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Vinton County Sheriff Is Retiring

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Vinton County Sheriff Dave Hickey is retiring. County Commissioners received Hickey's letter of resignation this morning. Hickey says he is retiring because of the upcoming changes that will be taking place in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System in 2012. "By retiring this year, I was going to have a lot more advantages and probably… Read More

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Gas Prices Go Down Again

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 Pump prices have gone down another five cents in Ohio over the last week as declining oil prices take gasoline along for the ride. Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express shows regular-grade gasoline is averaging $3.51 a gallon statewide, compared to $3.56 a week ago. A year… Read More