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Athens Residents Told To Conserve Water

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Athens is now under a water shortage alert The city's service safety director issued the alert Monday. It means some water use activities are banned. It was issued because power outages have caused "significant operational impediments." A news release says "While the situation is stable and no areas have yet run out of water, supplies… Read More

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Tree Falls On Car During Athens Storm


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An Ohio University senior had the scare of a lifetime when he was driving through uptown Athens during Friday's severe thunderstorm. Part of a tree trunk split and came crashing through his rear window. He escaped unharmed. Allison Hunter provided this video and interview to WOUB News.

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Water Shut Down Rumors False

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The Athens County Public Information Officers Network says the stories are false:  water systems in Athens County are not shutting down. The Network issued a news release to debunk the rumors.   That news release says one system is having trouble.   The Le Ax Water District is operating on generator power and there is… Read More

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Morning Audio Update For July 2


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One West Virginian is dead in the aftermath of the powerful Mid-Atlantic storms that have left more than 450,000 customers in the state without power. The weekend's bout of severe weather has forced the closure of several regional colleges and universities.   Details in your morning audio update.  

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Submit Your Storm Photos And Stories


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As cleanup efforts are underway following a second storm Sunday evening, WOUB News is collecting the region's storm stories and photos. You can Tweet us your pictures @woubnews or share them on our Facebook page. Help us share with others how things look in your neck of the woods following the damaging and devastating round… Read More

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Second Storm Pulls Power For Ohioans

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A second burst of thunderstorms has knocked out electricity for thousands more Ohioans, including some that had just had their power restored after being left in the dark earlier in the weekend. American Electric Power says storms on Sunday night left 20,000 customers without electricity while crews worked to fix earlier outages.   In all,… Read More