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Jury Selected In Inman Case

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A jury has been chosen in the trial of a southeast Ohio man charged with aggravated murder in the death of his daughter-in-law who was strangled with a zip tie and dumped in a septic tank. A court official said the jury selected Friday will hear opening statements Monday in 48-year-old William Inman's trial. The… Read More

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Kadeem Green: Overcoming Adversity


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The “Achilles’ heel,” named after the great warrior Achilles in Greek mythology, is metaphor widely used throughout society to refer to someone’s mortal weakness—a “chink in the armor” so to speak that, if exploited, can destroy someone or something instantly. It was said that Achilles was invulnerable, except for a small spot on the back… Read More

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Gas Company Gets Approval For Pipeline Improvements

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The parent of Columbia Gas Transmission said it's won federal approval for a plan to spend $300 million a year through 2017 on improvements to its Appalachian pipeline system. Indiana-based NiSource Inc. announced Friday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the plan for Columbia Gas Transmission's lines in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and… Read More

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Lady Bulldogs Handle Nelsonville-York


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The Athens Lady Bulldogs moved one step closer to a TVC-Ohio championship Thursday night, taking down third-place Nelsonville-York, 57-32. Dominique Doseck led all scorers with 21 points to push Athens to 15-2 on the season (8-0 TVC-Ohio). Athens established a high level of intensity on both ends of the floor early on, jumping out to… Read More

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Lawmaker Mileage Reports Under Scrutiny Following Sentencing

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A former Ohio state lawmaker sought $1,490 in mileage reimbursement from the state while under criminal investigation and not making use of his assigned parking pass in Columbus. Four-term Dayton Democrat Clayton Luckie was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for falsified campaign reports and misspending. Ohio House officials are withholding mileage payments Luckie… Read More

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Coaches Corner: Howie Caldwell


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There is no denying that Federal Hocking head coach Howie Caldwell is a legend in the history of Southeast Ohio sports.  With over 400 wins in his career, he has touched many players over the years with his tough, no-nonsense style of coaching and his desire to win.  Caldwell recently stopped by the Hardwood Heroes… Read More

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Lady Spartans Show Improvement


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The Lady Spartans broke a five game losing streak tonight and made a significant transformation since their game against Oak Hill last Saturday, coming out more focused to defeat the Meigs Lady Marauders, 49-40. It was back-and-forth for most of the first half. Meigs kept the pressure on Alexander, trailing them 10-7 at the end… Read More

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Summit Aims At Getting More Children In Summer Food Program

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Anti-poverty groups, policymakers and school administrators are gathering to explore ways to get more Ohio children to participate in summer food programs. It's happening at the Summer Food Service Summit in Columbus on Friday. Some 45% of school-aged children in Ohio receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year. But when summer comes, participation… Read More

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Infant Killed In Rollover Accident

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Authorities said the victim of a single-car rollover accident in central Ohio was a 1-year-old girl. The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office said A'laija King was killed Thursday morning near Circleville when her grandmother's SUV struck a guardrail and rolled several times. The grandmother, Deanna King, 37, of Columbus, and her daughters, ages 12 and 18,… Read More