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USDA Declares Most Of Ohio Disaster Area

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted Governor John R. Kasich’s request for a Secretarial disaster designation for 85 of Ohio’s 88 counties following the severe heat, rainfall shortages and other weather-related disasters that struck large areas of the state over the spring and summer.  Wednesday's designation gives eligible Ohio farmers access to drought-related federal assistance… Read More

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Athens County Habitat For Humanity


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Joan Butcher talks with Ken Oehlers, Sarah Vaughn, and Molly Blair about Habitat For Humanity and Restore. Ken Oehlers, Executive Director of the Athens County Habitat For Humanity, reports that Habitat is “getting ready to break ground on our 29th house”. Oehler and Vaughn also discuss… Read More

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OU Spring Fests May Fall Flat

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Firetrucks- scores of arrests- SWAT Teams. Doesn't sound like something you'd expect to see on an residential street in Athens, but all were there at Palmerfest last spring when the street party was declared a riot zone. "I didn't even know what was going on until I saw the National Guard coming down the street… Read More