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Weekly Pressers Scheduled for Wednesday


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Ohio football coach Frank Solich and volleyball coach Ryan Theis will have their weekly press conferences Wednesday afternoon this week. The change is due to the bye on Ohio’s football schedule. Both press conferences will be at their usual times; Solich will speak at 12:30 p.m., and Theis’ media session will begin at 1 p.m…. Read More

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DEP Changes Policy On Gas Drilling Letters

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has changed its policy for water pollution cases that may be related to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. That department administrators in Harrisburg now decide whether residential water users should receive letters notifying them about problems. In the past, field offices made that decision. The policy was not publicly… Read More

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Voters To Decide Green School District Tax Levy


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Scioto County voters in the Green Local School District will decide a five-year emergency tax levy this November. School District Treasurer John Walsh says their situation concerning this seven mill levy is extremely urgent. Walsh says since the beginning of the 2006 – 2007 school year, the school district has had to cut more than… Read More

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College Dems Organize Second Obama Ticket Giveaway


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Ohio University students and staff who Sunday missed their chance to get tickets to see the president this coming week have an opportunity Monday. OU College Democrats opened up an additional distribution of tickets at 10 a.m. at Baker Center for President Barack Obama's upcoming Wednesday visit to campus. Organizers first distributed tickets on Sunday… Read More

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Indonesian Art Exhibit At Alden Library

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Ohio University's Alden Library will present a new exhibition of wood block prints on Thursday, Oct. 18, along with a presentation from two visiting artists. The artists, Sergina and Sudandyo Aprilianto (known as Lilik), are from an artist collective called Taring Padi. They create work that is socially and politically oriented, focusing on issues faced… Read More

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Athens Co. Sheriff Awarded Public Safety Grant


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Drivers in Athens County can expect to see more sheriff's deputies on the roads soon thanks to a grant from the Ohio Department of Public Safety. The Athens County Sheriff's Office received the $28,000 sum to increase deputies and enforcement. Sheriff Pat Kelly says the High Visibility Enforcement Overtime Grant increases deputies on the streets… Read More