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OU Students Take Off Clothes For Charity Run


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A record number of Ohio University students stripped down Saturday and ran a nearly naked mile to benefit schools and service organizations in Athens County. Three-hundred and fifty students participated in the university's fourth annual Bare on the Bricks fundraiser, running in minimal clothing items from OU's College Green to the intersection of Court and… Read More

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Craigslist Murder Trial Underway

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The prosecution has outlined motives of robbery and identity theft in Ohio attacks two years ago that left three men dead and a fourth wounded, all lured by phony Craigslist job offers. The alleged triggerman, 53-year-old Richard Beasley, who has back problems, slumped in his wheelchair and didn't turn to look as a prosecutor detailed… Read More

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9-1-1 Outages Plague Southern Ohio


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Thousands were without power as internet, cable and phone provider Frontier Communications experienced service outages in southern Ohio on Sunday morning. Frontier Communications is still investigating the outages, though the issue has largely been resolved. The areas affected were Pickaway, Vinton and Jackson counties with no other reported disruptions. 9-1-1 emergency services were the most… Read More

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Nelsonville Police Respond To Schools After Domestic Situation

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A domestic situation in Glouster forces Nelsonville police officers and Athens County sheriff's deputies to respond to Nelsonville Elementary School. According to a post on Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly's Facebook page, central communications received a call from a concerned resident saying that her boyfriend had left with their young children following a dispute. Nelsonville-York… Read More

WV State Auditor Seeking Ethics Commission Opinion On Visa Ad

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Auditor Glen Gainer’s office plans to ask the state Ethics Commission to determine whether his appearance in a Visa online advertising campaign violated the state’s ethics law. Gainer and four other state agency administrators appear in online videos promoting Visa’s purchasing card program. The officials say they received no compensation to appear in the ads…. Read More