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Athens County Fracking Report


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The committee charged with looking into the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing issued its final report to the Athens County Commission Wednesday. The Athens County Strategic Advisory Committee has been examining the issue since April. The chairman of the eight-member committee, Al Blazevicius says if the practice of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking comes… Read More

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Central Ohio Provider Takes Over Visiting Nurses Association

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A central Ohio home health provider will spend the next two to three months evaluating an Athens-based hospice group as part of a new agreement. OhioHealth's HomeReach will manage O'Bleness Health System's Appalachian Community Visiting Nurse Association Hospice and Health Services, Inc. According to Jim Newbrough, president of OhioHealth's HomeReach, patient care should not be… Read More

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OU Prof: Longer Election Season A Good Thing


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Election season is now over, and experts are reflecting on the successes and the shortcomings of this year's campaigns. Ohio University Professor of Contemporary History Kevin Mattson says he believes the length of the 2012 election season was one of its strengths. “I think that the longer the better, and I know that's not necessarily… Read More