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Forest Farming Reaps Large Profits

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If you have land with a significant number of trees and want to make some money, you may want to give forest farming a try. It's a practice of agraforestry, which ranges from planting trees on crop fields to stewarding the forest and working with the species that are in the forest. "Forest farming is… Read More

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New Farmers Market Holds Two-Day Grand Opening


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A new farmer's market is opening for the first time today at a Zanesville barn. Ten local vendors have signed up to participate in the two-day event, which is expected to eventually be open to the public six days per week for nine months out of the year. Andy Rittberger, president of Rittberger Meats, said… Read More

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Ohio Disabled Artists Showcase Their Skills

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This month marks the 17th annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Exhibit, a chance for artists with disabilities to showcase their work. The exhibit is being displayed thanks to a partnership between the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities and VSA Ohio. VSA Ohio was founded in 1986 and aims to provide inclusive environments and opportunities for… Read More

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Sunpower Founder Honored With Patent Award

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An award meant to honor an Ohioan who has significantly impacted the state of Ohio through positive changes is going to the man behind an Athens-based power company.  This year's Ohio Patent Legacy Award was given to William Beale, the founder of Sunpower Incorporated of Athens. Sunpower Inc. focuses on energy-efficient, environmentally friendly machines for… Read More

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OH-KY Bridge Project Gets Underway

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A bridge connecting two communities in two different states across the Ohio River is being replaced. The Ironton-Russell Bridge replacement project will relocate the bridge to between Second and Jefferson streets in downtown Ironton and the US 23 viaduct south of Russell.   The project also includes demolition of the existing bridge upon completion of… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for May 4

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A bridge connecting two communities in two different states across the Ohio River is being replaced. Plus, the Ohio Senate has approved a bill requiring violent crime victims and their families be notified when an offender is up for parole or is being released.