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Settlement Reached In Washington County Juvenile Detention Facility

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A juvenile detention facility in southeast Ohio has agreed to pay about $400,000 and make policy changes to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit that alleged harsh treatment. Washington County Juvenile Court and plaintiffs representing affected inmates asked a federal judge on Monday to approve the settlement. Among changes the court in Marietta will make are… Read More

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ODOT Announces I-270 Closure


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Updated, 6:20 p.m. According to reports from The Columbus Dispatch, the highways are now open but most ramps are closed between I-270 and State Route 161. The Ohio Department of Transportation announced parts of Interstate 270 will be closed through tonight's rush hour traffic.   The closures are the result of a tanker truck rollover… Read More

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A Guide To Studying Abroad At Ohio University


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Studying abroad may seem like a daunting process, but Ohio University students make it happen each year and reap the rewards. When one looks at the process step-by-step, it makes considering a program easier. Deciding on a destination: Each country has something unique to offer along with a diverse cultural experience. Several factors one should… Read More

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Hocking Hills Lodge Destroyed In Fire

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Fire has destroyed a luxury lodge in southeast Ohio's scenic Hocking Hills region. Authorities suspect an electrical problem started Sunday's fire that spread quickly through Eagle Wings Lodge in Rockbridge. Firefighters who responded from neighboring Laurelville drew water from a pond on the property to fight the flames but were unable to save the wooden… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for October 11

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Ohio University is on the record as being opposed to the plan to auction leases for gas and oil development in the state's only national forest. Plus, the Ohio Supreme Court has put a lawsuit challenging the state's new congressional districts on the fast track. Listen to your audio update here.