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Movie Review: “The Cabin in the Woods”

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Part of the fun of this horror/comedy picture (and I debated which genre to place on the weightier side of that slash) is not so much discovering its “secret” as it is teasing out the levels on which it’s about the whole idea of watching.  At first we have what seem to be two unrelated storylines. We open on an everyday, mundane water-cooler chat between two middle-aged office… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For April 26

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Concerned Athens-area residents gathered at Ohio University to learn more about hydraulic fracking. The Ohio House passed a bill that would establish a state tourism advisory board and also fine tune elements of the state's new private job creation entity called JobsOhio. West Virginia's Yeager Airport will get a second security checkpoint, which will reduce… Read More

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Athens Farmers Market Takes Food Stamps

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The Athens Farmers Market has successfully tapped an unlikely market and is helping low-income residents at the same time. The market has experienced a dramatic increase in revenue from food stamp purchases over the past three years and Athens Farmers Market President Larry Cowdery says he expects that trend to continue. Cowdery said the market—one of… Read More

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Bob Dylan Night at Casa Cantina

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This Saturday, Casa Cantina will lend its stage to the 5th annual Bob Dylan Night. Featuring a variety of local musicians covering selections from Dylan’s catalog, the event is a fundraiser for March of Dimes, a national charity organization dedicated to rooting out the causes of premature birth and increasing the number of healthy births… Read More

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Fracking Action Network Hosts Public Forum

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Concerned Athens-area citizens gathered at Ohio University Wednesday night to learn more about possible effects the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, could have on the community. The event was sponsored by the Athens County Fracking Action Network.   Group organizer Christine Hughes says the network is interested in getting information to the public.  … Read More