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Afternoon Update For July 19


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An Ohio Air National Guard pilot landed his F-16 safely after declaring an in-flight emergency. Officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent in June. An eastern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to killing a doctor in 2009. Details in your audio update.

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Severe Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power

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UPDATE 8:30 p.m. Thousands are without power as a line of strong thunderstorms moved through the region Friday evening In Athens County 1,335 customer were without electricity according to AEP Ohio's outage map.  Other power outage reports include: Hocking: 362 Ross: 196 Perry: 2,664 Pike: 1,403 Scioto: 150 Harrison: 385 Jefferson: 1,171 Washington: 874 Ohio: 294… Read More

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Man Killed In Crash With Garbage Truck

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Police in Lancaster have identified the driver killed in a collision with a garbage truck Thursday. The Lancaster Eagle Gazette is reporting Troy Tatman, 38, of Lancaster died Thursday at Grant Medical Center in Columbus from injuries sustained in the crash. Tatman crashed his 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck head on into a fully loaded… Read More

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Athens Residents Attempt To Beat The Heat

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Some Athens residents looking for some relief from the extreme heat tried cooling off at the Athens Community Center pool Thursday. Amelia Adams and Chloe Leonard, both 5th grade students at Morrison-Gordon Elementary, spent the afternoon cooling off and enjoying time with friends. “I’ve come almost every day for a week,” Leonard said. “It is… Read More

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Heat Advisory For Friday Afternoon


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The National Weather Service has issued yet another heat advisory for Athens and surrounding counties for Friday afternoon. That advisory will be in effect from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. While the heat index is about 10 degrees less than experienced throughout the region during the last two days the heat could make it dangerous… Read More