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Recent Study Finds Groundwater Quality In West Virginia Good; Some Areas Of Concern

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A recent study says groundwater in West Virginia is generally of good quality. But iron, manganese and radon levels are potential concerns. The 10-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey analyzed raw, untreated water samples from 300 wells for metals, nutrients, volatile organic compounds, fecal indicator bacteria and radon. The study found that the majority… Read More

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Jim Petro Announced Retirement

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Chancellor Jim Petro, whose long career in public service has included 12 years as Ohio's auditor and attorney general, is retiring. The 64-year-old Petro on Monday announced he'll end his run in February after two years as state higher education chief. The Republican from outside Cleveland ran for governor in 2006 but lost the GOP… Read More

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Police Arrest Alleged Nutcracker Vandals

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Police in southern Ohio say they've cracked a case involving two large nutcracker statues that were found smashed to pieces. Nelsonville police say they've arrested three young men in connection with the damage. Twenty-four-year-old Justin Huling of Cincinnati and 23-year-old Taylor Whitehill of Mason are facing felony vandalism charges, while 24-year-old James Degrace of West… Read More

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OU Employee Arrested For Alleged Threats


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UPDATE 1:20 P.M. An Ohio University employee accused of making threatening remarks about bringing a gun to work will undergo a psychological evaluation. According to a court clerk, Stacy Gorham, 53, pleaded not guilty in Judge William Grim's courtroom in Athens Municipal Court Monday morning. Grim scheduled Gorham's next court date for January 7 at 8… Read More

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Cody Walters Remains Unblemished In Reno


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On Sunday morning redshirt freshman Cody Walters began the day with a 13-0 record. The Ohio 174-pounder finished the day with a still unblemished 18-0 record on his way to winning the 2012 Reno Tournament of Champions. After traveling out west, Ohio Wrestling will return home following a seventh place finish in a field of… Read More