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Athens Leads Region In Push For Tax Uniformity

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The city of Athens is leading southeast Ohio in pushing tax uniformity legislation to state representatives. At Monday night’s city council meeting, council members unanimously passed a resolution requesting that changes be implemented in state law to enact uniform tax provisions. The state of Ohio is moving toward municipal tax uniformity statewide. However, provisions such… Read More

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Stivers Winning The Money Race Over Lang

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Ohio Congressman Steve Stivers Tuesday announced some pretty impressive campaign finance numbers. The figures for his opponent, Pat Lang of Athens, on the other hand, look small. Stivers represents the 15th District and he says he raised more than $368,000 in the second quarter of 2012. The campaign currently has more than $1.1 million cash… Read More

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30 Mile Meal Month


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Host Kim Valentour speaks with Ruth Dudding about 30 Mile Meal Month in Athens and surrounding regions. Many may have seen the 30 Mile Meal logo at their local food stores or restaurants, but did not know what it meant. Valentour and Dudding explain what a 30 Mile Meal entails, why it’s important, and how… Read More

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Thornville Man Dead After Altercation

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Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating the death of a Thornville man after an altercation Monday night. According to officers with the Lancaster post of the highway patrol, 51-year-old James Foucht began assaulting another man at a residence off Township Road 1066 around 9 p.m. The victim attempted to flee in his truck but… Read More

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Ohio AG Seeks Muskingum Co. Sex Offender

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public's assistance in finding a convicted sex offender who is wanted in Muskingum County. Mitchell Miller, 45,  is wanted for Failure to Register.    Miller was required to register after he was convicted in Coshocton County for Attempted Gross Sexual Imposition with a minor under the… Read More

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City Council Approves Lighting Project


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Athens City Council members voted Monday night to move forward on a lighting improvement project aimed at saving the city money. Council member Elahu Gosney (D-At Large) introduced the ordinance allowing the service-safety director to enter into a contract with a company that specializes in energy efficiency, Perfection Group, Inc.   "This is part of… Read More

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Morning Audio Update For July 17


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A scam making it's way across to country has found it's way into Guernsey County. Property owners in Athens County suffering from storm damage may be eligible for a property tax break. And scientists assigned with analyzing possible links between C8 and drinking water won't be done by their deadline of the end of this… Read More