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Governor Appoints Hocking Trustees


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A Nelsonville native and a Hocking College alumnus will serve as trustees for the school during the next three years. Governor John Kasich appointed Mike Brooks and Mike Budzik to the Hocking College Board of Trustees.  The governor re-appointed Brooks to the position. The retired Rocky Boots executive had been filling in the remainder of a… Read More

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OU to Host Mary Chapin Carpenter in October


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Ohio University’s Performing Arts Series has announced some new events for this fall. Grammy award-winner Mary Chapin Carpenter will appear at Memorial Auditorium in concert on Sunday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. Carpenter’s 12th studio album, The Age of Miracles, was released in 2010. Two days later, Memorial Auditorium will play host to a different… Read More

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Job Creation Lawsuit To Be Refiled

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Two Democratic state lawmakers and a liberal policy group are re-filing a lawsuit against the private job-creation board. The suit challenges the law championed by Republican Gov. John Kasich creating an appointed, nine-member board to handle economic development deals. Justices ruled last week the Ohio Supreme Court was the wrong for the case.  ProgressOhio, Sen…. Read More

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Remembering 9-11-01 In Athens

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For many, it's hard to believe it was 10 years ago. A decade has passed since we heard the unthinkable had happened in New York City. Terrorists piloted four commercial airliners and used them to attack the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Thousands were killed. Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle wasn't the head of… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for August 30

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The newly created Ohio Appalachian Business Council is getting $1.7 million for development related science and technology industries. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies were called yesterday when a gun was found on a Fairland School District bus. The fall ballot is still set to have voters weighing in on the state's new collective bargaining law after… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for August 30

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The newly created Ohio Appalachian Business Council is getting $1.7 million for development related science and technology industries. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies were called yesterday when a gun was found on a Fairland School District bus. The fall ballot is still set to have voters weighing in on the state's new collective bargaining law after… Read More

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Jobs Money Approved For Southeast Ohio

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The newly created Ohio Appalachian Business Council is getting $1.7 million for development related science and technology industries. The council is a private sector organization whose primary goal is to bring jobs to the region and help businesses grow. It serves as the JobsOhio partner in Southeast Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Third… Read More

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BB Gun Found On School Bus

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Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies were called yesterday when a gun was found on a Fairland School District bus. Turns out it was a BB gun but a student could still be in trouble. Sheriff Jeff Lawless says the toy gun was found in a backpack of an eight-year-old student by the bus driver. It was… Read More