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Afternoon Audio Update March 12


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Ohio University is fielding feedback about hydraulic fracturing in forums at each of the university's six campuses. The Ohio Republican Party has agreed to pay $13,000 in federal fines for improperly disclosing debt during the 2007-2008 campaign season. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Fracking Forums Set For OU Campuses


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Ohio University is fielding feedback about hydraulic fracturing from faculty and staff in forums held at each of the university's six campuses. The OU President's Advisory Council on Sustainability Planning and the Ecology and Energy Conservation Committee are charged with gathering input about the controversial process known as fracking.   Forum participants will learn more… Read More

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OU Faculty Senate To Hear First Reading Of Fracking Resolution

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Members of the Ohio University Faculty Senate are holding a meeting tonight to discuss their stance on the ever-controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing. The Finance and Facilities Committee will present the first reading on the faculty's resolution on Hydraulic Fracturing, also known as "fracking," on land owned by Ohio University. Faculty Senate Chair Joe McLaughlin… Read More

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State Saves Millions Due To Mild Winter

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Ohio's mild winter has saved the state's transportation department millions of dollars in weather-related costs.     The Ohio Department of Transportation saved $43 million this year after spending $80 million last year for winter-weather expenses from snow and ice.      Transportation Department spokesman Steve Faulkner says the savings can be used for other projects,… Read More