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Ohio House Speaker Calls For Thorough Study Of Exotic Animal Ownership

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The Republican leader of the Ohio House says thorough hearings are needed on whether the state should ban casual ownership of exotic animals. A study committee and state agencies have proposed a framework for new regulations that would ban casual ownership of bears, lions, monkeys, venomous snakes and other wildlife. Zoo, circuses and research facilities… Read More

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Interview: Twenty One Pilots

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Some people will remember Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 as Athens' first snowfall of the season. Others will fondly recall the date as their first exposure to Twenty One Pilots at the Union. The band consists of Columbus, Ohio, natives Tyler Joseph (vocals/keyboards) and Josh Dun (drums). I caught up with the duo just before their… Read More

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Athens Police Warn Of Scams

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Athens City Police officials are trying to warn residents about a scam being run in the area. They say individuals are calling residents attempting to solicit money from them. Investigative Lieutenant John Withers says there are people making phone calls to residents asking for personal information. These phone calls can be harassing and are part… Read More

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MLK Day Marked With Large Crowd

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Roughly 4,000 people gathered to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at an event in Ohio's capital city. The 27th annual King birthday breakfast held Monday at the Columbus convention center featured a keynote address from the Rev. Otis Moss Jr. of Cleveland. The theologian, pastor and civic leader worked with King in the Southern… Read More