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Athens County Commissioners Select Blighted Homes For Demolition

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The Athens County Commissioners have selected more than a dozen blighted homes to demolish in Athens County. At their meeting Tuesday, commissioners chose 13 homes from a list of more than 100 properties deemed unsanitary by the Athens City-County Health Department. Athens County Commissioner Lenny Eliason said the county hopes to demolish homes in Nelsonville,… Read More

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Donkey Coffee Hosting Athens Wunderkind, U.K. Songstress This Weekend

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For over 10 years, Donkey Coffee has hosted up-and-coming songwriters in its back room. This Saturday the coffeehouse will showcase two more extraordinary artists: 12 year-old Aubree Riley from Athens, Ohio, and Lucie Zara from London, England. Both young ladies are quirky singer-songwriters with a unique musical quality all their own. To all outward appearances,… Read More

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Women In The Civil War


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Ron Luce talks with Marjorie Stone and Susan Locharg-Garguillo of the Athens County Historical Society and Museum. Luce, Stone and Locharg-Garguillo discuss the role women played in the American Civil War, as well as how women dressed, worked, and socialized during that era. For more information… Read More

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Roundtable Discussions Focus On Prescription Drug Abuse

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Two roundtable meetings will focus on efforts to fight prescription drug abuse and trafficking in West Virginia. U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller and Congressman Nick Rahall will participation in the discussions Thursday in Huntington and Charleston. Expected to join them are White House Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske and U.S. attorney Booth Goodwin. The discussions will include law… Read More

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Proposed Law Aims To Prevent Financial Exploitation Of Seniors

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UPDATE 11:14 a.m. Proposed Ohio legislation would add bankers, pharmacists and county humane society agents to the list of people required under law to report suspected elder abuse. The bill introduced Thursday by Republican House Reps. Mike Dovilla of Berea and Wes Retherford of Hamilton adds those categories to existing requirements for doctors, dentists and hospital… Read More

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WV Fifth Graders Headed To Court

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Fifth-grade students from elementary schools in Wood County are heading to court for a mock trial. The students will present their case before Fourth Judicial Circuit Judge J.D. Beane on Thursday in Parkersburg. The students are from elementary schools in Mineral Wells, Vienna and Parkersburg. They'll be participating in West Virginia Law Adventure, a civics… Read More