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Food Assistance Being Cut

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Ohioans who receive Food Assistance may soon see a small reduction in the amount of their benefits. This change is due to a government recalculation triggered by lower natural gas prices in Ohio in the last year. Athens County Job and Family Services Director Jack Frech says, "We are discouraged by this." He says, "Many… Read More

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Commissioner Found Not Guilty

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Athens County Commissioner Mark Sullivan has been found not guilty of domestic violence. The verdict was delivered by a judge after a trial this afternoon in Athens County Municipal Court. Sullivan had been charged with hitting his adult niece with his head in Nelsonville during an argument in January.  Testimony included an officer from the… Read More

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UPDATE: Hocking Co. Woman Accused Of Injecting Her Minor Children With Heroin Arrested

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Update: Authorities say an Ohio mother has been arrested on charges accusing her of injecting her teenage children with heroin before sending them to school.      The Hocking County Sheriff's Office says Shantel Parker,35, of Laurelville was arrested Friday at Ohio State University hospital on warrants charging her with two counts each of felonious… Read More

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OU Chillicothe Renovates Technology Center

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Students on the Ohio University Chillicothe Campus are now using a newly renovated Technology and Business Development Center. The building serves as a center for students interested in starting up their own business after graduation. Chillicothe Campus Dean Martin Tuck says the mission of the new building is two-fold.  It was designed to help educate… Read More