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Board Recommends Lower Drunk Driving Threshold, Athens Police Captain Comments

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Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries. The National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations… Read More

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Certified Green Gardening


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kim Valentour talks with Kate Casher, a graduate student in nutrition science, and Francis McFadden, director of the Atrium Café in Grover Center at Ohio University. Valentour, McFadden and Casher discuss what it takes to become a Certified Green Restaurant, tips for starting up your spring… Read More

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Man Sentenced For Role In Pill Ring

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A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a Florida-to-West Virginia pill ring. The government says Jamie L. Joyner of Deland, Fla., entered a guilty plea in January to conspiring to distribute powerful prescription pain killers in West Virginia. Prosecutors say the illegal cargo was moved from Florida… Read More