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Athens Official Releases Cost of Biden Visit


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The recent Athens visit from Vice-President Joe Biden cost the city nearly $3000. In response to an inquiry by WOUB News, Athen Service Safety Director Paula Horan Moseley said today that Athens spent around $1000 for extra police personnel and around $900 for extra fire department personnel. Also nearly $800 was spent for public works… Read More

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Option of Discontinuing Landline Service


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Five phone companies in Ohio could have the option of discontinuing landline service. Yesterday nine consumer advocacy groups met in the Statehouse to speak out against a bill that would end the guarantee of landline phone service for Ohioans. Senator Frank LaRose says infrastructure money should be put towards broadband services. "It doesn't make sense… Read More