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Vinton Co. Airport To Receive Federal Dollars

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The Vinton County Airport is getting some grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said Monday the $241,200 will go toward rehabilitating the airport's runway. "Vinton County Airport provides important travel services to McArthur-area small businesses, recreational pilots, flight students, and visitors," Brown said in a news release. "This funding will… Read More

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Looking For A New State School Funding Mechanism

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State Representative Debbie Phillips of Albany is working overtime this summer scrutinizing primary and secondary education. Representative Phillips sits on a subcommittee with two fellow Democrats and four Repubicans studying funding. She says, "This is an expanded subcommittee of Finance." Governor John Kasich reportedly is preparing a new funding formula and Phillips says the legislative… Read More

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Teen Dies In Ironton Crash

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A 16-year-old from Lawrence County died Sunday in a crash in Ironton. A release from the Ironton Police Department says officers responded to a four-vehicle accident about 8 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived on scene, they found the teen trapped in a 1995 GMC pick-up truck. The jaws of life had to be used in… Read More

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OU-Chillicothe Capital Campaign Underway

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A capital campaign is underway for Ohio University-Chillicothe with a goal of raising $3.5 million for scholarships and capital improvements. OU-C Resource Development Coordinator Joyce Atwood says the branch wants to build a connector between Stevenson Center and Bennett Hall that would extend to Shoemaker Center. Atwood says the current student center area is too… Read More

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Crossroads of Europe, Leipzig, Germany


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This summer, Ohio University students and faculty celebrated the 20th Anniversary of a partnership with Leipzig University in Germany. As a part of the celebration, 16 students taking part in the travel writing program in Leipzig this summer completed this, and number of other stories.       The Crossroads of Europe, Leipzig, Germany: A… Read More

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“Shake and Bake” Meth Lab Busted

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A Vincent man has been arrested for what the Washington County Sheriff says was his "Shake and Bake" meth lab. Sheriff Larry Mincks says Major Crimes Task Force Agents discovered two bottles used as "gas generators" in the process known for its tendancy to explode. The Sheriff's press release said 27-year-old Travis Cunningham was arrested… Read More

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Rural Action Has New Americorps Class

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Rural Action is bringing in a new batch of 14 volunteers to do environmental projects. The volunteers are AmeriCorps workers and they start work today. They're participating in a program referred to as Ohio Stream Restore Corps. From the Rural Action headquarters in Trimble, they will work in six watersheds, doing water monitoring, community outreach… Read More