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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap 7/8/13


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An eastern Ohio school district will allow some employees to carry guns on school property beginning this fall. Plus, the mayor of a city in Marshall County, West Virginia says roads around her city are taking a pounding from natural gas drilling-related truck traffic. These stories and more in this special Monday NewsWrap.

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County Road 48 In Athens County Closed

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The Athens County Engineer’s Office announced Monday that County Road 48, in between New England Road between County Road 38, Sand Rock Road and County Road 18 Potter Road in Bern Township, is closed until further notice. According to a report, there are downed power lines and trees blocking the roadway.  Officials are asking drivers… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update for July 8


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A prominent Ohio Republican says he supports an effort to overturn Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage. A panel in Steubenville, Ohio, is meeting today to renew investigations into whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl last fall. A medical official says West Virginia might not have too many patients and… Read More

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Prominent Ohio Republican Supporting Effort To Overturn Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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A prominent Ohio Republican says he is supporting an effort to overturn Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage. Jim Petro is a former Ohio auditor, attorney general and state chancellor of higher education. At a news conference Monday, Petro joined FreedomOhio in formalizing its intent to seek a constitutional amendment in 2014. The amendment wouldn't require… Read More

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Blankenship Named To Maxwell Watch List

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The Maxwell Football Club announced its 2013 Maxwell Award Watch List with Ohio senior tailback Beau Blankenship earning recognition. The Maxwell Award, like the Heisman Trophy, is awarded to college football’s best player at the end of the season. Last season, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o brought home the award. After transferring from Iowa State… Read More

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Ohio School Will Allow Employees To Carry Guns

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An eastern Ohio school district will allow some employees to carry guns on school property beginning this fall. The Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District board recently approved a policy authorizing employees designated by the board and superintendent to carry guns. The (Dover-New Philadelphia) Times-Reporter says the district released few details of the plan that will… Read More