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Athens Company Praises President’s Energy Policies

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The mayor of Athens and officials with energy company Third Sun Solar praised President Barack Obama's energy policies in a press conference held Thursday afternoon. Obama campaign officials are calling it the "Made in Ohio" Statewide Energy Tour. They say it is meant to highlight how communities and businesses have benefited from the president's "all-of-the-above"… Read More

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$250k For Water Project

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Columbus is sending some money to Washington County for a water line project. It's going to the Tri-County Rural Water and Sewer District. The $250,000 Appalachian Development Program grant is for new service in Palmer Township. The Ohio Department of Development says the lines will provide drinking water to 76 residents and businesses. The project… Read More

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New Athens Task Force Gets To Work

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Remember those rowdy, disruptive street parties in Athens last spring? Local officials certainly do. And they don't want any repeat performances. It's the job of the Multi House Party Task Force to develop suggestions for putting an end to the problem. Actually, says Ron Lucas, the Task Force has identified a series of problems that… Read More

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Parents Arrested for Allegedly Penning Up 4 Year Old


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Two Fairfield County parents are the focus of an investigation by sheriff's deputies and Child Protective Services after they allegedly restrained their 4-year-old daughter in a homemade pen. Sheriff Dave Phalen says his officers responded to a domestic violence complaint on July 10 at a home on Lancaster-Thornville Road in Pleasantville. While there, the deputies… Read More

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Radiolab to air on WOUB-FM Sunday mornings


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Radiolab, a radio show produced by WNYC in New York, will air on Sunday mornings at 7 a.m. on WOUB-FM beginning Sunday, July 15. Radiolab explores big ideas in science (and beyond) through conversation, storytelling and sound.   Radiolab is an investigation. Each episode is a patchwork of people, sounds, stories and experiences centered around… Read More

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Morning Audio Update For July 12


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A Zanesville man's heat-related death makes the fourth in Ohio from a recent heat wave. Investigators say a preliminary report on a train derailment and explosion in Columbus is still a month away. And anti-fracking advocates had their voices heard at an open house at the Wayne National Forest Wednesday night.