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Halliburton Expansion To Create Hundreds Of Jobs In Muskingum County

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An international company's expansion is bringing about 300 jobs to Muskingum County.  Halliburton broke ground Tuesday afternoon on a new facility in Zanesville.  "We kind of think this is an opportunity to jump-start our economy locally," said Mike Jacoby, the executive director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority. "Halliburton will invest probably over $100 million… Read More

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Boys and Men Healing, Part 2


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with four survivors of male sexual abuse–Chris, Grant, Lou and Dan–who share their stories and discuss their journey of recovery. The four men were in town for a screening of Men and Boys Healing, a documentary which explores the impact of male sexual abuse… Read More

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Boys and Men Healing, Part 1


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Simon Weinberg, co-producer of the film Boys and Men Healing, and Dr. Howard Fradkin, founder of MaleSurvivor. Co-produced by Kathy Barbini and Simon Weinberg, Boys and Men Healing digs deep into the impact of male sexual abuse on both individuals and society and… Read More

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Community College Establishes Job Search Group


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Job seekers in Southeast Ohio now have one more resource to help them find gainful employment.   Washington State Community College will offer a free employment search group starting Thursday.   Karen Peters, Adult and Lifelong Learning coordinator, says Network Alliance is designed to teach skills necessary to improve career opportunities.   "We focus on… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For April 24


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Ohio University and Athens city leaders have hammered out an agreement to work together for the betterment of the university and the community. A new campaign launched this week aims to bring businesses to Athens County. An Ohio House committee will vote today on a contentious plan to repeal a new election law. Details in… Read More

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Arraignment Set For Pain Clinic Owner

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An owner of three medical clinics who has been charged with illegal drug distribution gets his first chance to respond to the charges at a court appearance Tuesday afternoon in Cincinnati. An indictment announced by federal prosecutors last week alleges Tracy Bias, 47, of West Portsmouth oversaw six doctors who wrote illegal prescriptions and also… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for April 24

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April 23rd through the 27th will be the annual spring clean-up week in Athens. Plus, an Ohio Senate committe has planned to vote today on proposed rules for regulating exotic animals in Ohio. And, Gov. John Kasich was on hand as the Timken Co. broke ground Monday near Canton.