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Rev. Jessie Jackson Speaks at OU


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74 years ago former President Lyndon B. Johnson talked about the "Great Society" and the "War on Poverty", and on Monday Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke at Ohio University in front of the Memorial Auditorium about the large number of Americans still living in poverty.  The poverty rate in America at an historical high; one in six Americans are living in… Read More

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Athens City Auditor Settles On Nepotism Complaint


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The Ohio Ethics Commission has settled with Athens City Auditor Kathy Hecht after reprimanding her for hiring her children to work in the auditor's office. According to the settlement agreement, Hecht's children "worked sporadically as interns" in the office between August 2005 and March 2007. The commission reported "the investigation revealed at the time of… Read More

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WV Doctor Surrenders License After Prescription Drug Raid

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A Cabell County doctor has surrendered her medical license following an investigation of her drug prescribing practices.   The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy had suspended Dr. Anita Dawson's license in April 2010 following a raid of her Milton office by federal agents. According to the board, eight of Dawson's patients died from overdoses. No criminal charges have been filed.  … Read More