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Representatives from the Ohio Department of Transportation addressed new development plans for five regional rest stops at the Logan campus of Hocking College Monday afternoon. The meeting allowed community members to voice their opinions on the plans, which would convert non-interstate rest areas to service plazas. Many who attended the meeting voiced their disapproval of… Read More
Set 2 of Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett recorded March 31, 2012 at the Fur Peace Ranch encore — extra program material
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Joan Butcher talks with the creator and owner of On The Ball Fitness Systems about the various CampFit exercise classes offered this summer, as well as a host of other opportunities to get moving in the Athens area. "I moved here and I was amazed at… Read More
Set 1 of Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett recorded March 31, 2012 at the Fur Peace Ranch
The McArthur Police Department is getting some federal dollars to hire a recently-returned military veteran. Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, says the $85,369 comes from the U.S. Department of Justice through the "Vets to Cops" program. "Too many police departments across our state have had to lay off police officers due to budget… Read More
This is what Manager Chris Moore had been looking for all season: backed by great pitching and timely hitting, the Copperheads rolled over the Dayton Docs 8-1 to climb above the .500 mark once again. The start was rough as Dayton jumped out to an early lead. The Docs' Chris Manning crushed a leadoff… Read More
A Morgan County shooting suspect is charged with murder, but is still at large and considered armed and dangerous. The body discovered last week near Bald Eagle Road has been identified as 36-year-old John Davis III, the victim of a recent shooting at a residence south of Malta. The victim's body was found Wednesday… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House will kick off its Free Summer Concert Series this Friday with the Stooges Brass Band, a highly acclaimed hip-hop/jazz group from New Orleans. It will also mark the first time the series has taken place during Nelsonville’s Final Fridays celebration. “We had previously done them on the second Thursday of the month,”… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Maryann Hartwick, George Eberts and Tom O'Grady of the Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society discuss a number of topics, including possible plans to construct a "dark-sky park" in Lamping Homestead, located within Wayne National Forest in Monroe County. Past and future library programs hosted by the Southeast Ohio… Read More
Despite selling over a million copies in 1971, Paul and Linda McCartney's Ram was lambasted by many critics upon release.
However, time has been kind to this collection of silly love songs. Emily Votaw checks out the new reissue of McCartney's quirky classic.
An Ohio University apartment complex will serve a useful purpose one more time before being razed to make room for new construction. OU police, Athens City police and fire departments will conduct first responder training at the Wolfe Street complex June 28-29. The vacant buildings are scheduled to be torn down later this summer…. Read More
A detective says the deaths of two men found outside an apartment mark an eastern Ohio county's first double slaying in more than two decades. Conservation officers hit the waters this weekend in an effort to stop drunken boaters. Details in your morning audio update.
Average gas prices in Ohio have dropped more than 20 cents over the past week, though drivers still are paying more than they were at this time last year. A gallon of regular gas averaged $3.43 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. The average a week… Read More
Two men are dead in Guernsey County. A detective says the deaths of the two men found outside an apartment mark an eastern Ohio county's first double slaying in more than two decades. Sergeant Sam Williams says it's the county's first double-homicide since the late 1980s. Sheriff Mike McCauley says a dispatcher received a… Read More