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Logan Recieves Grant For Study

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Logan County received a $100,000 grant on June 1 as part of the $3.4 million in grants distributed by Ohio's Local Government Innovation Council. The  Logan County Family & Children First Council applied for this loan, which they plan to use towards the Collaborative Case Management System Project. Angela Haver, Executive Director at Family and… Read More

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Five SE Ohio Rest Areas To Be Commercialized


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In a move to fund upcoming state transportation projects, the Ohio Department of Transportation is planning to commercialize five of the state's non-interstate rest areas. The move will convert the stops to service plazas similar to those on the Ohio Turnpike.   Two rest areas on US Route 50 in Athens County, two on US… Read More

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Whipple Man Pens Bird Watching Book

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Bird watching is one of America's fastest-growing and most popular hobbies. Bill Thompson of Whipple, near Marietta, has made it easier for children and beginners to take up the hobby.   He's done that by writing a book called "The Young Bird's Guide."   Thompson says he wrote the book for two reasons.   "One,… Read More

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Summer Crisis Program


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Needs Cleared With summer approaching and the temperature rising, the need for air conditioning is on the rise and that can mean hefty energy bills. The Hocking Athens Perry Community Action agency is teaming up with the Home Energy Assistance Program to offer households help with their electric bills. The program started June 1st. Community… Read More

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OU Student Found Dead

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A 21-year-old Ohio University student was found dead at a Palmer Street residence Sunday evening. Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle says the deceased was Stephen Rung, also known as Stephen Meno, from West Lake.    Police say no suspicious elements were uncovered and no foul play is suspected in the incident. 

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Morning Audio Update for June 4

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A 21-year-old Ohio University student was found dead at a Palmer Street residence yesterday evening. And, graduating seniors at an Ohio high school have celebrated how their class pulled together in the aftermath of a shooting that killed three students and wounded two others earlier this year. Plus, Ohio's delegation to the Republican National Convention… Read More