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20th Senate District Candidates Talk Collective Bargaining, Fracking, Job Creation

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The two candidates in the race for Ohio's 20th Senate District butt heads on collective bargaining and fracking, among other hot topics in southeast Ohio. A political newcomer will take on Republican incumbent Troy Balderson. Democrat Teresa Scarmack is a kindergarten teacher in the Logan-Hocking School District. She says the fight over Senate Bill 5… Read More

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Tentative Agreement For Athens School Workers

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Athens City Schools Superintendent Carl Martin says negotiations Wednesday produced a tentative agreement with  non-teaching employees of the district. Those workers recently voted down a proposed contract, sending representatives back for more talks. The workers are represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and they include bus drivers, cafeteria workers and… Read More

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More Growth At Zanesville Industrial Park

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The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority is getting a state grant to help with further development of the EastPointe Business Park. Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby says the $137,000 grant – announced today – is for building a  third rail spur for the Business Park's Rail Transfer Station. "Rail is becoming more and more important,"… Read More