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Walk For The Homeless


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  As the number of homeless families rise, so does the need to provide them shelter, and one local organization has been working for many years helping those without a home. On Saturday, Good Works  Inc. will hold its 10th annual Walk for the Homeless, an event that unites community members in support of those… Read More

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OUHCOM Working On Childhood Obesity In Athens County

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The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is working to get local children healthy and active. The project includes a childhood obesity prevention program in Athens County schools. Mary McPherson, the program's nurse consultant, says the program has already been implemented. "We are helping pre-schoolers and daycares to look at their own facilities and… Read More

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Fracking Protest Today

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An environmental coalition opposed to a new method of drilling for natural resources plans to protest as lawmakers return to the Statehouse today. No Frack Ohio is calling for a statewide ban on what's called fracking, a process that blasts pressurized water, sand and chemicals underground to release gas and oil reserves. The group also… Read More

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Honest Appalachia Launches Today

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A handful of freelance journalists and computer programmers are launching Appalachia's version of WikiLeaks, a website where whistle blowers can anonymously share documents. Co-founder Jim Tobias says Honest Appalachia debuts Today. He says government and corporate whistleblowers can post documents on it without revealing their own identities. A team of reporters and programmers will verify… Read More