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Power Outages Reported In SE Ohio


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UPDATE 3:53 P.M. Power is back on Tuesday afternoon for a significant majority of customers in SE Ohio that lost electricity after post tropical cyclone Sandy devestated the East Coast. Customers in Lawrence County, Ohio have experienced the slowest progress in repairs efforts.   More than 1,500 customers are still without electricity. Other county numbers include:… Read More

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McArthur Outreach Program Receives Federal Grant To Help Homeless Youth

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A nonprofit youth development organization in McArthur has received a $600,000 federal grant to fund an outreach program that helps homeless, runaway and street youth in Southeast Ohio find stable housing and services. Sojourners Care Network will use the grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families,… Read More

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Sherrod Brown Continues Jobs Tours


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Senator Sherrod Brown stopped in Athens Monday and continued his focus on job creation during a rainy afternoon rally.   "We've seen what's happened in the last two year," he said.  "After we did the auto rescue in Washington, as it began to take hold the unemployment rate in Ohio went from 10.6 percent down… Read More

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Special Talents for Ohio Student Athletes


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Ohio student athletes show their talents on the field and on the court everyday at practice and during games on a weekly basis. But certain athletes played sports other than just football or volleyball before they arrived in Athens. And these sports aren't exactly ones that most Ohio fans would expect. The Bobcat Sports Showcase… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball Sweeps Weekly Awards


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Faith Robins hit .447 over the weekend and Meredith Ashy earned a match-high 25 digs against Miami, earning the Bobcats a sweep of the MAC East weekly awards. Robins claimed the offensive award  and Ashy was awarded the defensive honor for their strong performances over the weekend. Robins is playing some of the best volleyball… Read More