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Athens County Residents Appointed To State Boards

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Gov. John Kasich appointed two Athens County residents to state boards today.  Mark Weinberg of Athens was appointed to the Local Government Innovation Council. The council establishes criteria for and make loans and awards to political subdivisions for local government innovation projects. Weinberg's term begins today and will end on September 30, 2013.  Janet Carleton of… Read More

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Men’s Basketball: Jim Christian’s Salary A Sign Of “Investment” To Basketball

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Ohio's head men's basketball coach Jim Christian will receive a $425,000 base salary for the next five years. The $425,000 makes Christian the highest paid employee at Ohio University ahead of President Roderick McDavis' near $390,000 salary and head football coach Frank Solich's $330,000 base salary. Christian's salary is also $125,000 more than former head… Read More

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Ohio EPA Investigating Fish Killed During Athens Co. Bridge Maintenance

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is still looking into complaints about an incident involving the Athens County Engineer's department. The Ohio EPA says a large number of fish were killed during bridge maintenance the engineer's department was doing about two weeks ago. County Engineer Archie Stanley says the cement was expected to fall into Canaan… Read More

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Innovation Center Hosting Start Up Weekend For Hopeful Entrepreneurs

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The Ohio University Innovation Center will hold a three-day entrepreneur event aimed at helping launch businesses in Southeast Ohio. The Start Up Weekend program is designed for developers, artists, graphic designers and other creative people to gather for a weekend of company creation.   Innovation Center Director Jennifer Simon says the hope is during the… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for April 4

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Officials from a Southeast Ohio national forest help keep the region clean. Plus, supporters of a measure to allow gay marriage in Ohio have been cleared to continue their ballot effort. And, the Ohio Supreme Court has struck down a state law require juvenile sex offenders to register as offenders for life.