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Fracking: Weighing The Risks


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Airs Thursday, June 14 • 9 p.m. Scientists say one of the world's vast reservoirs of natural gas lies in a huge area of land stretching from New York to West Virginia. It's called the Marcellus Shale Deposit. Energy companies say the most efficient existing method to free the gas beneath the surface is a… Read More

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Step-Mother Ruled Competent To Stand Trial

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The prosecution of an Athens County woman accused of murdering her 4-year-old step-daughter moves forward following a competency hearing Tuesday morning. Twenty-five-year old Ashley Young, of The Plains, was previously found not competent to stand trial in October. However, Judge Michael Ward ruled Young competent. Young was charged with murder last May after Kaylen Young… Read More

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School of Music Historic Bach Performance

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More than 220 musicians joined forces Saturday evening for a historical presentation. With Peter Jarjisian conducting, Ohio University's four combined choirs, Symphony Orchestra and soloists performed Johann Sebastian Bach's B Minor Mass in its entirety for the first time in Athens. The largest choral composition in existence was Jarjisian's last concert as Director of Choral… Read More

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Albany Man Shot In Early Morning Incident


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Sheriff's deputies want to interview an Albany man who was shot in the face early Tuesday morning to clarify some conflicting statements. Sheriff Pat Kelly says 33-year-old Bryan Withrow told 911 dispatchers that he was examining his overheated vehicle on the side of State Road 681 near Coe Road at approximately 12:16 a.m. when he was… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for May 29

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An Ohio University student is behind bars after campus police found two homemade bombs near his campus dorm. Plus, OU students and their parents will have to open their wallets and purses even wider next school year. And, a retired police officer in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to scharges involving sexual contact with a… Read More

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OU Student Faces Charges For Explosives

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An Ohio University student from Coshocton was arrested and charged Thursday after campus police found two homemade bombs near his campus dorm. According to reports, 19-year-old Jarrett Allman was charged with unlawful possession of a dangerous ordnance, a fifth-degree felony, in Athens Municipal Court.   He pleaded not guilty and was released on his own… Read More