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Hundreds Of Special Olympics Ohio Athletes To Compete In State Tournament

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About 600 Special Olympics athletes from around the state are expected to participate in the 2012 Special Olympics Ohio State Basketball Tournament finals and individual skills contest in Tuscarawas County this weekend. The basketball tournament features 26 teams representing 20 Ohio counties, including Belmont and Pike counties. The individual skills contest features more than 300… Read More

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OU Southern To Receive Capital Funds

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An Ohio University campus is set to receive money from a bill passed by the Ohio House of Representatives. State representative Terry Johnston (R-McDermott) announced the Ohio House passed House Bill 482, which is the capital appropriations budget.   The Ohio University Southern campus will receive $420,000  for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems as… Read More

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Drilling Companies Purchasing Water From Public Reservoirs

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Drillers hoping to retrieve gas through Utica shale wells in eastern Ohio are drawing water for their operations from ponds and streams or purchasing it from public reservoirs, raising concerns about water availability. The drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, injects millions of gallons of chemical-laced water into the earth at high pressure… Read More