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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap – 5/29/13


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Rather than disposing of county records containing personal information by burying them in a landfill, an Athens County commissioner is proposing that the documents be shredded and recycled. Plus, a Hocking County man will be spending the next seven years behind bars for an attack on his wife.  These stories and more in your Wednesday… Read More

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State Announces Funds To Improve Walkways and Bike Paths for School Children

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The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be investing $7.2 million to 58 different Safe Routes to School projects throughout Ohio. According to a press release, the funding will assist communities by improving safety for school children. Safety enhancements include building or improving sidewalks and crosswalks, and will also provide more education and encouragement to… Read More

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Ohio Adds Southpaw Salisbury


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Gerry Salisbury is the newest baseball recruit to land at Ohio University. Salisbury is a southpaw from Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Ohio. “I have decided to continue my baseball career at Ohio University,” Salisbury announced via his personal Twitter account Tuesday, May 28. Salisbury is a starting pitcher at Brunswick and was named to… Read More

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Athens County Sheriff Asked To Redo Records Retention Policy

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Sheriff Patrick Kelly was asked by the Athens County Records Commission to redo a records retention schedule he submitted for approval. The Athens Messenger reports County Auditor Jill Thompson, a member of the commission, questioned the validity of parts of the document, and also said she was offended by the sheriff’s conduct at the commission… Read More

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Salaries of OU Graduates Should be Higher

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If the numbers hold there should be more highly-paid Ohio University graduates than those struggling to make ends meet. A report released Wednesday by the Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce entitled "Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings," and reported on in the Chronicle of Higher Education suggests the amount of money… Read More

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Reward Offered For Information In Unsolved Ohio Homicide

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Anyone with information regarding the death of a Chillicothe businessman could receive a $5,000 reward. The Hocking County Sheriff's Office along with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Unsolved Homicides Initiative announced Wednesday that a $5,000 reward will be offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible… Read More

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Alternative to landfilling county records proposed

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Rather than disposing of county records containing personal information by burying them in a landfill, an Athens County commissioner is proposing that the documents be shredded and recycled. Commissioner Chris Chmiel suggested at Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting that such a policy be adopted. Landfilling of records has been in the news recently because County Prosecutor Keller… Read More