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U.S. Census: Less Than A Quarter Of Ohio Counties Seeing Population Increase

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New U.S. Census Bureau estimates indicate that less than a quarter of Ohio's 88 counties have had population increases since the 2010 census. Demographic and economic analysts say those estimates indicate a longtime trend of domestic migration shifting population from the Midwest and Northeast to the South and West doesn't appear to be changing. The… Read More

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Nelsonville Police Officer Indicted

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A Nelsonville police officer is caught on video aggressively grabbing a seated and unarmed 15-year-old boy by the face and pushing him into a desk. He has been indicted on charges of kidnapping, assault and interfering with civil rights. An Athens County grand jury returned the three-count indictment against Officer Randy Secoy on Monday. The… Read More

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Ohio House Approves Crackdown On Internet Cafes

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The Ohio House has voted overwhelmingly to approve a crackdown on storefront gambling-like operations known as Internet cafes. The measure passed 66-29 Wednesday afternoon and now goes to the Senate. A similar House-passed measure failed to gain traction in the Ohio Senate last session. The measure imposes operating restrictions, registration requirements and background checks on… Read More

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Athens Boys Prepare For Regional Tournament


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After securing their first district championship for boys’ basketball since 1965, the Athens Bulldogs shift their focus to the next challenge in their 2013 playoff run: a rematch with Warren in the regional semifinals. “They’re very excited about playing Warren, and I’m sure Warren is very excited about playing us,” Athens coach Jeff Skinner said… Read More

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Buffalo, Eastern Michigan Advance


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No. 8 Buffalo outscored No. 5 Ball State by 21 in the second half, and No. 7 Eastern Michigan outlasted No. 11 Miami to advance to the MAC quarterfinals Wednesday. Sophomore forward Will Regan poured in a career-high 36 points to carry Buffalo past Ball State, 76-61. All-MAC First Team forward Javon McCrae added 18… Read More

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Huntington Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography


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A Marshall University graduate teaching assistant is behind bars for allegedly possessing child pornography. West Virginia State Police charged 28-year-old Jacob Wolfe of Huntington with two counts of possession of child pornography. The criminal complaint says investigators found more than 100 pictures and several videos on his computer. A statement from Marshall University says Wolfe… Read More