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BCI Agents Search Sheriff’s Office And Home

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State agents executed several search warrants in the Athens area Friday evening, including at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office and the home of Sheriff Patrick Kelly William F. Schenck, assistant attorney general and senior adviser to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, said the searches were related to the grand jury investigation that was initiated this… Read More

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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap – 6/7/13


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State officials say they're working to close a Zanesville nursing home after an investigation found evidence of suspected patient neglect. Plus, the Washington County Sheriffs Office arrested two people in connection with a series of home burglaries in the Mid-Ohio Valley region. These stories and more in your Friday NewsWrap.

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Appalachian Foodways Tour Makes Stop In Amesville

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Members from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) visited Green Edge Gardens in Amesville on Wednesday morning to get a firsthand look at how the farm operates, what cultivation challenges it faces and how organic farming economically supports the surrounding community — on both a consumer and producer level. ARC Federal Co-Chair Earl Gohl and Chief… Read More

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Former Miami Coach Charlie Coles Dies


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Former Miami (OH) basketball coach and all-time wins leader Charlie Coles has died at 71. Miami University confirmed the news, originally reported by Ohio journalism alum and Cox News Miami Basketball beat writer Rick Cassano, Friday morning. Coles was a 1965 Miami University graduate. He took over head coaching duties for the RedHawks in 1996… Read More

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The Economics Of Altruism


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kelee Riesbeck talks with Associate Professor of Economics, Julia Paxton Pagan. Riesbeck and Pagan discuss poverty in Athens County, the practice of microfinance and the economics of altruism. “When you start defining altruism really strictly then you can almost eliminate the presence of altruism at all…. Read More

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Ohio Economy Grew Slightly In 2012

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Newly released statistics show Ohio's economy grew slightly last year for the third consecutive year. But the state's real gross domestic product increase of 2.2 percent in 2012 still lagged behind the national average of 2.5 percent. The Dayton Daily News reports that the statistics are the latest from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis…. Read More

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New Proposed Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed In Pickaway County

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A new natural gas liquids pipeline is likely to be constructed through Pickaway County next year. The proposed Bluegrass Pipeline will run 1,100 miles along existing corridors from the Marcellus and Utica shale region to the Gulf Coast, according to its developers Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LLC. Locally, it will enter through the northeast… Read More

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Ohio Pain Clinic Owner To Change Plea

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An Ohio medical clinic owner charged with illegal drug distribution is scheduled to change his plea Friday at a hearing that usually signals a pending guilty plea. Tracy Bias, 48, of West Portsmouth, was accused in a federal indictment last year of overseeing six doctors who wrote illegal prescriptions at three clinics. The indictment also… Read More