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New Fire Station Opening In Vinton County

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The Wilkesville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 15 for their new fire station.   The 3,500 square foot structure has four bays and office space for meetings and training. The new facility can house all of the Vinton County department's equipment, including their largest fire truck, which is too… Read More

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World Breastfeeding Week


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Jackie Wolf talks with Michele Biddlestone, an international board certified lactation consultant about World Breastfeeding Week. Wolf and Biddlestone discuss the worldwide health benefits of breastfeeding, as well as the common shortcomings of artificial baby formula on their annual World Breastfeeding Week program. World Breastfeeding Week… Read More

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Plant Accident Fatal In Chillicothe

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The Chillicothe Police Department is investigating a fatal mishap this morning at the Glatfelter plant. It's being called "an industrial accident" and it happened at 7-30 but beyond that we don't have much information. The police investigation is being carried out jointly with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Glatfelter makes paper products.

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Monroe County Mine Seeks EPA Permit

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing plans for a mining project in Monroe County. American Energy Corporation has filed an application for a permit to discharge treated runoff from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek. The EPA has scheduled a public meeting on the application for August 14 in Beallsville. American Energy wants… Read More

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Ohio’s Man Under Center Recognized Once More


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After a record setting 2011 season, Tyler Tettleton has been added to another watch list. Tettleton and fellow MAC quarterback Alex Carder of Western Michigan join 27 other quarterbacks from around the nation on the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List. The award has existed since 1987 in honor of Johnny Unitas, a record-setting… Read More

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Conference Snapshot: SEOAL

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The Jackson Ironmen have dominated the SEOAL in recent years, winning the conference in each of the last two seasons? Is this the year they cement their dynasty in history with a three-peat? Or will someone else step in and dethrone the defending champs? Chillicothe Cavaliers: By Charlie Walter   The 2011 Chillicothe Cavaliers season… Read More

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Illegal Tobacco Sales Down In Ohio

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A new federal report shows that the numbers of Ohio retailers caught selling tobacco to underage customers declined to the lowest level since tracking began. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration says 9.9 percent of Ohio retailers violated tobacco sales laws in fiscal year 2010. That's down from 13.5 percent in 2009 and… Read More