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Area Hospice Debuts Music Program


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Milena Miller talks and performs with Gay Dalzell and Celia Lewis of the Appalachian Community Visiting Nurse Association's new Hospice Musicians Program.

The program takes a holistic approach to health care–that music can sooth the soul and work to relieve both physical and spiritual pain.

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Fracking Opponents Learn Activism Techniques At Local Action Camp


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About 40 anti-fracking activists from around the region gathered in Athens County this weekend at an action camp hosted by Appalachia Resist. The anti-fracking camp kicked off Friday in Athens with a panel-discussion about hydraulic fracturing, and continued Saturday and Sunday in Amesville with two full-days of activism workshops. Nate Ebert, a spokesperson for Appalachian… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For November 19


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A McConnelsville man was killed after losing control of his truck and smashing into a tree. What many West Virginians refer to as "the biggest hunting day of the year" is going to be a little bit different this year. Ohio election officials began counting provisional ballots Saturday after a last-minute battle that threatened to… Read More

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West Virginia Officials Tweak Hunting Season


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What many West Virginians refer to as "the biggest hunting day of the year" is slightly different from previous years. This is the first day of deer and buck season in West Virginia. Rob Silvester says, a wildlife biologist with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, says hunters may notice more sportsmen and women… Read More

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Frank Solich Press Conference: ‘Cats Prepare for Tremendous Test in Kent State’s Dri Archer

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When asked if he’s ever seen a player from the Mid-American Conference as good as Kent State running back Dri Archer since he began coaching at Ohio eight years ago, Frank Solich began his response with a simple yet telling answer. “No.” The 5-foot-8, 174-pound redshirt junior from Laurel, Florida has blown by opposing defenses… Read More

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Escaped Fairfield Worker Inmate Found


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UPDATE 4 P.M. An escaped worker inmate is back in custody following a search in Fairfield County Monday. Sheriff Dave Phalen says officers arrested 20-year-old Elias Farrar around 3:30 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 100 block of East Walnut Street. Farrar, who was a low-risk offender assigned to work at a minimum security facility,… Read More

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Protesting At The Ginsburg Injection Well


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UPDATE 5 P.M. The battle over fracking continued Monday with a protest in Athens County. An environmental group demonstrated at the same injection well site where a woman chained herself in June.    A group of Athens County residents says they are fed up with ongoing environmental violations at the Ginsburg Frack-Waste Injection Well. Members… Read More

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Perry County Man Dies In Fire

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An early morning house fire over the weekend killed a Perry County man. The Columbus Dispatch is reporting 57-year-old Michael Hensley died in the fire at his New Straitsville home. Firefighters said the arrived on the scene just after midnight Saturday to find the rear of the house engulfed in flames. The state fire marshal's… Read More

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GoBus Seeks To Accommodate More Riders

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A transportation company that hauls college students to and from four Ohio cities is facing unforeseen challenges as a result of its popularity. The GoBus, which offers inexpensive bus rides from Athens to Marietta, Columbus or Cincinnati and makes stops in several other cities on each route, has served more than 37,000 people this year…. Read More

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Man Dies In ATV Accident

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  The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a 24-year-old eastern Ohio man has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding collided with a deer. Justin Pytlak of St. Clairsville died Sunday from head trauma following the crash the previous day. The highway patroll said Pytlak and a 19-year-old passenger were ejected from the vehicle… Read More