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USDA Secretary: Opportunity For Rural Ohioans In Renewable Energy

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United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says President Barack Obama's priority to find renewable energy resources means opportunity for rural Ohioans. Obama discussed a need for alternative energy sources designed and produced by American workers in his State of the Union address Tuesday.   Vilsack says for Southeast Ohio farmers, that could mean… Read More

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Chocolate Shop Opens On Court Street


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The business isn't new, but the location is a change of scenery for one Athens chocolatier.  Although O’Chocolate is not a new business within the community, the new store on Court Street is the first permanent vender location for the popular chocolates. Owner Stacy Peters moved to the Athens area about six years ago and… Read More

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Coroner Identified Body Found In River


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Scioto County deputies now know the identity of a body found earlier this week along the shore line of the Ohio River. Sheriff Marty Donini says the Montgomery County Coroner's Office used dental records to identify Jason Clagg, 25, of Huntington.   Donini says Clagg was last seen Nov. 18 in Lawrence County. He had… Read More

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Wood Workshop To Be Held In Athens

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The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will be presenting a workshop this month to help people learn more about the materials they use. "What's That Wood?" will teach basic wood identification and tell participants about wood species native to the state. Eric McConnell is a forest products specialist who will be teaching the workshop. McConnell says… Read More