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Incumbents And Newcomer Move On To November Ballot

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UPDATE 11:13 p.m. Athens City Council at-large incumbents Chris Knisely and Steve Patterson, as well as challenger Jennifer Cochran will move on to face independent candidate Troy Gregorino in the November general election. During Tuesday’s primary election, six Democratic candidates squared off for the chance to represent the city’s three at-large council seats. No Republicans filed… Read More

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Athens County Commissioners Select Four Projects For Funding

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Four projects have been selected by the Athens County Commissioners for Community Development Block Grant funding. The commissioners had some decisions to make because funding requests totaled $752,324, but the county will have only $108,000 in CDBG funding available for projects. The county is guaranteed the money, provided the commissioners submit projects that meet grant… Read More

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Athens County Sheriff Deputies To Get Raise

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Athens County sheriff's deputies will get 2 percent pay increases each year of a new three-year labor contract approved Tuesday by the county commissioners. The contract is retroactive to Jan. 1, according to Sheriff Patrick Kelly. Kelly said the contract includes a lower starting salary for deputies. According to sheriff's fiscal officer, the $17.14 per… Read More

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The X-Factor: Chelsea Hortman

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Chelsea Hortman has settled into an important role for Ohio Softball this season. The senior has brought consistency to the designated player spot in a Bobcat offense that needed someone to fill the role effectively. And as MAC Tournament play begins, Hortman will likely have to be a big part of that offense for Ohio… Read More

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MAC Softball Tournament Preview

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For seventh year in a row, the Ohio Bobcats (26-27, 9-13) will be making their way to Akron for the Mid-American Conference Tournament. The sixth-seeded Bobcats will take on No. 7 Bowling Green Wednesday at 1:30 p.m Ohio struggled against elite teams from the MAC, recording 4-10 this season against the other seven teams in… Read More

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Three Ohio Softball Players Named All-MAC

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On Tuesday, the Mid-American Conference released its softball regular season awards, and the Ohio Bobcats saw three of their own recognized. Senior catcher Lauren Gellerman was named First Team All-MAC, after an outstanding season for Ohio. Gellerman carried a .416 batting average, while hitting 24 home runs, 56 runs batted in, and posting 10 doubles… Read More

Interview at 2012 Nelsonville Music Festival

Vox Populi: A Look Back at NMF 2012 (VIDEO)


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With the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival just days away, we thought it would be fun to look back at last year's fest.

Last May, WOUB's Alicia Cordell talked with several attendees who gave their $0.02 on the music, Stuart's Opera House and what is rapidly becoming a nationally renowned festival.