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ESPN To End BracketBusters Series


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After 2013, ESPN will end its BracketBusters series in its current form. ESPN announced the news that is will discontinue its BracketBusters series going forward late Monday in a statement. "Given the evolving college landscape, we felt the event in its present form has run its course," said the statement, according to ESPN.com news services…. Read More

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Walnut Tree Pest Leads To Quarantine

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State officials say a beetle that threatens walnut trees has been found in Ohio. Walnut tree products have been quarantined in southwest Ohio after the discovery of Walnut Twig Beetles.      The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the small insect carries an incurable fungus that kills walnut trees.          The department said Monday that eight beetles… Read More

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City Council Makes Payments On Truck


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Athens City Council is taking additional steps to pay off the city's newest fire truck. On Monday, Council approved a plan to issue up to $300,000 in bonds to pay off the remaining portion of the $1.2 million price tag for the vehicle. The new truck, purchased last year, was recently used during a fire… Read More

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Lady Bucks Outlast Physical Lady Spartans


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In a game full of physical play and turnovers, the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes overcame the Alexander Lady Spartans on Alexander’s home floor. A full team effort from Nelsonville-York, with four players scoring in double digit, paced the away team to a 71-41 victory. Shelby True and Madison Davis lead their team as each recorded double-doubles… Read More