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Violence Among Girls Spurs More To Seek Help


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A state law enacted last year was originally meant to protect teenagers in destructive dating relationships. One in three teenage girls will be involved in a violent dating relationship, said Karen Days, president of the Family Violence Coalition at Nationwide Children's Hospital. So Ohio lawmakers wanted them to be able to get civil-protection orders. But… Read More

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Rotary Receives Grant Money For Playground Project


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The Athens Foundation is awarding $10,000 to the Athens Noon Rotary for the Accessible Playground project.   Susan Urano, Executive Director of the Athens Foundation, says the grant is for renovating the handicap-accessible playground at the Athens Southside Park. "We'll be making a grant, or we are making a grant today, to the Athens Noon Rotary Club for… Read More

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“Bath Salts” Law Goes In Effect Today

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State lawmakers previously passed a legislation which was approved by Gov. John Kasich in July which no longer allows stores in Ohio to sell synthetic cannabinoids and “bath salts”. The legislation, included language about a drug analog that outlaws any chemicals that are similar to those found in synthetic cannabinoids and “bath salts.” Beginning today,… Read More

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If you Re-build it, they will Win

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TVC-Ohio Spotlight: As the sun set on September 16, 2010, the community of Athens was in a state of disbelief. Earlier that evening, multiple tornadoes had rocked the area causing widespread destruction. The most notable damage, however, may have come at Athens High School’s R. Basil Rutter Field. The press box was pummeled, the concession… Read More

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Albany Man Killed In Accident

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Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers have released the name of a man who died in single-vehicle crash over the weekend in Meigs County. Troopers say Jason Slater, 32, of Albany was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Saturday. It happened along State Route 681 near Sand Ridge Road in Scioto Township just… Read More

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Jackson Fire Chief Back Home

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Jackson Fire Chief Doug Reed is back home after a long and difficult journey. Reed is a member of the Ohio Army National Guard and on April 11, 2010 he was struck in the face by a rocket propelled grenade while serving in Afghanistan. First Sergeant Jim Robbins says that when he heard about Reed's… Read More