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Thursday: Farm Owner In Muskingum County Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

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Update Thursday 10:30 a.m. The owner of a private animal farm near Zanesville died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. That is according to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz. He made the announcement during a 10 a.m. news conference. Investigators say Terry Thompson released 56 exotic animals from their cages Tuesday night and then killed himself…. Read More

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DUNE: Appalachian Desert Rock

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The desert isn't the first thing that comes to one's mind when roaming the hills of Southeast Ohio. DUNE, Athens' newest "desert rock" band, hopes to change that. The band, made up of Athens music scene veterans Matt Toledo (guitar), Josh Brown (bass), Louis Knight (guitar, vocals) and Alex Neff (drums), will perform on Friday,… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For October 18

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Ohio State Fire Marshal's Investigators say they're not sure what caused a fatal fire in Ross County yet.   Plus, opponents of Ohio's new union law are touting a report that shows collective bargaining negotiations have saved taxpayers more than $1 billion since 2008. Listen to your audio update here.  

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The Art of the Possible


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Thursday, August 7 • 10 p.m. Cancer is a diagnosis feared by many, its treatment understood by few. As an uninvited life guest, cancer unsettles daily routines, strains relationships, and shifts one’s sense of self. Upon diagnosis, patients struggle to revise their life-stories and accommodate changes in their bodies and social relations. The treatment of… Read More

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Parkersburg Potato Chip Company Resumes Production

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Mister Bee Potato Chip Co. has resolved financial issues that disrupted its production and distribution.   President Doug Klein tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that the company resumed production Sunday. But it could be several days before stores receive their full supplies.   One of Mister Bee's potato suppliers, E.K. Bare & Sons Inc., sued the family-owned Parkersburg company in… Read More

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Athens Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Recovering From Accidental Shooting

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An Athens County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering from surgery after accidentally shooting himself in the leg during the Monday morning transport of prisoners. Sheriff Pat Kelly says Transport Officer Mike Burba, 34, had just finished loading prisoners into the transportation van at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, when an extra set of handcuffs he had… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for October 18

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The Athens County Sheriff says he's pleased with a new law that's in place that bans the sale of synthetic cannabinoids and bath salts. Plus, police say an apparent murder-suicide in a stopped vehicle on a central Ohio highway has left two men dead and a woman injured. Listen to your audio update here.  

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Ross County Fatal Fire

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Ohio State Fire Marshal's Investigators say they're not sure what caused a fatal fire in Ross County yet. Harry Smith, 89, was killed in the Sunday blaze at his home on State Route 772 in Chillicothe. The fire happened around 10 a.m. An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.  Investigators say… Read More