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Afternoon Audio Update For May 2

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An eastern Ohio police chief says two part-time village officers suspected in a man's beating are under investigation by state authorities. The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that would update rules related to public records at the state's new private job creation agency. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Has Large Turnout

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In the midst of an increasingly difficult fight against prescription drug abuse, Ohio and West Virginia residents returned more than 30,000 pounds of unwanted prescriptions during a bi-annual drug take-back day. The national prescription drug "Take Back" day was held last Saturday and enabled organizers to collect more than 26,000 pounds of prescription medication in… Read More

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May Crimes Of The Month

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The Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous have listed their Crimes of the Month for May. Athens City Police are asking for information about the house fire on Palmer Street. Unknown person or persons forced their way into the basement and set the fire on April 28 around 7 p.m. Most of  the damage was contained… Read More

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Sheriff’s Office To Accept Unwanted Medications


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People looking to get rid of old medicine can now turn to the Athens County Sheriff's Office any time during the week. Sheriff Patrick Kelly announced his office is giving residents the opportunity to drop off unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal, rather than wait for special drop-off events. Prescriptions can be… Read More