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County Commissioners Address Safety Concerns About EMS Facilities

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Athens County Emergency Medical Services employees expressed frustration with the conditions of EMS facilities during the Athens County commissioners meeting today. They complained about broken equipment, badly maintained buildings and trucks that are hard to drive. Complaints first became public in a letter to the editor published in a local newspaper on April 1. During… Read More

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Days Numbered For Old McBee Chimney

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Ohio University will be demolishing a historical landmark this week. An OU spokeswoman says an 85-foot stand-alone chimney will be razed Wednesday due to safety issues and upkeep problems.   The chimney is located in the research park on West State Street behind the Innovation Center.   It was preserved from the former McBee building… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update April 9

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Detectives are searching for a man they say robbed an Athens gas station early Sunday morning. Average gasoline prices in Ohio have dipped by 6 cents per gallon over the past week. A Strouds Run State Park group wants to document the geological and archaeological sites. Detail in your afternoon audio update.

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Morning Audio Update for April 9

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A wood-boring beetle has been confirmed in more eastern Ohio counties. Plus, the remains of two of the three Ohio National Guard soldiers killed in Afghanistan have been brought home. And, the governor of Ohio is still holding off on endorsing a Republican presidential candidate.