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Appalachia Zero Waste Initiative Receives $2,000 for Cleanups

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  Ohioan Americorps members are preparing for the next four of five cleanups in the Appalachian region that started last Saturday. The cleanup events, held throughout the Sunday and Monday Creek Watersheds, are funded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Americorps volunteers received $2000 from the ODNR for the cleanups that fall under the… Read More

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Former OUPD Captain Fighting Termination


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A former Ohio University police captain is fighting his firing following an investigation into a suspected case of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Mark Mathews was terminated March 9 after he refused the university's last-chance offer of a demotion, a 30-day suspension and random alcohol testing while on duty. The offer came after an interdepartmental… Read More

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Former Guernsey County Deputy Named Police Chief


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A Guernsey County law enforcement veteran will serve as the new chief of the Muskingum University Police Department. Daniel Vincent joined the department in 2008 after retiring as a deputy sheriff with the Guernsey County Sheriff's office.   Janet Heeter-Bass, vice-president for student affairs and dean of students at Muskingum, says the university community is… Read More

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Shale Drilling Conferences Set For West Virginia

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A pair of upcoming conferences will enable business and industry leaders to learn more about Marcellus shale natural gas drilling. The West Virginia Manufacturers Association will host a conference Wednesday and Thursday at the Charleston Civic Center. Among the scheduled speakers are Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette and West Virginia University athletic… Read More