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Afternoon Audio Update For August 16

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An Athens County woman facing a felony charge for her protest at an Ohio injection site for hydraulic fracturing wastewater has pleaded not guilty. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is not giving up its search for someone to run the new dining lodge at Lake Hope State Park. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Grants For Distressed Areas

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The Ohio Department of Development has a program that targets distressed areas by giving grants to make improvements. Communities in four Southeast Ohio counties are getting such grants. They are Trimble, in Athens County;  Rutland, in Meigs County; Somerset, in Perry County; and McConnelsville, in Morgan County. Trimble's funding is in the amount of $300,000…. Read More

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Lake Hope Will Be Bid Again

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is not giving up its search for someone to run the new dining lodge a Lake Hope State Park. ODNR's Jim Henahan said today they're looking at ways to entice vendors to submit bids. "Decisions on this should be complete next week," he says. Henahan says then the bidding… Read More

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Athens Hosts Tax Talk

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Municipal income tax uniformity. That may not be something you're all excited about but some people think it's important. And those people will be coming to Athens today to talk about it. Mayor Paul Wiehl says Athens is hosting a meeting of municipal officials from around the region to discuss tax uniformity. "Every city has… Read More