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Athen Solid Waste Plan

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    Athens City Council will vote tonight on an ordinance approving the Athens-Hocking solid waste management plan. The plan was introduced by Council Member Nancy Bain.     The plan caused controversy because it proposes a $3 generation fee.    Bain said the $3 per person fee is needed to "expand recycling services into… Read More

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Lang Announces Run For Congress

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Athens City Law Director Pat Lang is going to take a shot at Washington. Lang announced on his facebook page today that he filed petitions this morning to run for Ohio's 15th congressional district. The district is currently represented by Republican Steve Stivers. Lang, a Democrat, has been law director since 2008. "To change Washington,… Read More

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First Heartbeat Bill Hearing Today

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An Ohio bill that would impose the nation's most stringent abortion limit is scheduled to have its first hearing before state senators Wednesday, after months of sitting idle in the Republican-led chamber. The measure would outlaw abortions at the first detectable fetal heartbeat. That's sometimes as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Testimony on the… Read More

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Ohio State Robbery

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Police are looking for a man who robbed an Ohio State University employee at gunpoint in the basement of a campus building. University police Capt. David Rose says the male staffer was robbed of cash at about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday in a public building that houses the offices of legal affairs, student affairs and student… Read More