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Fairfield Co. Emergency Alerts Notify Houses In Tornado Warning Area

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The Fairfield County Emergency Management Agency will now send notifications to residents in the event of a tornado.   EMA Director Jon Kochis says Alert-Fairfield County sends automated messages in the event of an emergency. The alerts now include contacting addresses within a National Weather Service Tornado warning area.   Kochis says the system is… Read More

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Slavery By Another Name


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Slavery By Another Name Monday, Feb. 13, 9 p.m.   SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film relates that even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were… Read More

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Jackie O’s To Expand Brewery Soon

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Known for their locally-crafted beer in Athens, Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery will soon expand its brewery operations. The move comes after space limitations made it obvious expansion was necessary. The pub’s brewing machinery is currently located at the pub's West Union Street location, but renovation is underway at a larger site on Stimson Avenue…. Read More

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Meigs Elementary Under Lockdown

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Meigs Elementary School in Middleport is under lockdown. A superintendent's office spokeswoman says the school is on lockdown after a parent made a threat. Meigs County sheriff's deputies say they went to the school this morning to tell officials that a particular parent should not be allowed to pick up a step-child. District officials say… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for February 1

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An Ohio University film professor has received worldwide acclaim for his latest feature film. Plus, work will resume today at the Cincinnati casino construction site where a floor collapsed. And, a block of tickets is available for the public to attend Gov. John Kasich's State of the State address.  

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West Virginia Digital Learning Day

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It's "Digital Learning Day" for thousands of West Virginia students and teachers.      Wednesday marks the start of a year-round national awareness campaign to improve teaching and learning using innovative uses of technology and digital media.      Coordinated with The Alliance for Excellent Education, the day is also intended to highlight teaching practices… Read More