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Athens Officials Update Public At Town Hall Meeting

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Tuesday night’s town hall meeting was a chance for Athens community members to speak out concerning local issues. Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and city officials presented updates on concrete concerns including homelessness, fracking and funding problems for city schools. However, some community members such as Loraine McCosker say there are still questions that remain unanswered…. Read More

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OU President Names New Chief Of Staff

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Ohio University President Roderick McDavis says Jennifer Kirksey is his new Chief of Staff and Special Assistant. The appointment is effective immediately.   Kirksey has been a member of McDavis's staff for seven years, serving as the Strategic Communication Advisor and Developer.    Her new job is "managing the Office of the President, serving as… Read More

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Overcoming Mental Illness Late in Life


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Walker talks with George Savolainen about his battle with schizoaffective disorder. Mr. Savolainen was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at the age of 44; he discusses his episodes, how the disorder interrupted his life, and how he later overcame his illness. For more information on our… Read More

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Morning Audio Update For June 27


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Scheduling conflicts for the Ohio Department of Transportation forced officials to re-schedule a set of bridge inspections in Belmont and Jefferson counties into the week of the Fourth of July. The Athens Tax Amnesty program has pulled in more than $26,000 so far, with three days left in the time frame. Details in your audio… Read More