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Sheriff Seeks Explanation On Prosecutor’s Opinion Regarding Use Of Funds

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Sheriff Patrick Kelly wants the county prosecutor's office to explain the basis behind its opinion that he can't use funds generated by the Athens County Sheriff's Academy for other purposes. The issue arose after the county auditor's office refused to pay bills for supplies, gasoline and partial payment for an undercover car. The bills were… Read More

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West Virginia Treasurer’s Office Returns Millions In Unclaimed Property

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The West Virginia State Treasurer's Office returned $6.2 million in unclaimed assets to owners in the 2013 fiscal year. Treasurer John Perdue says Kanawha County, the state's most populous county with 192,000 residents, led the way with $2.3 million returned. Unclaimed property can include a left-behind utility deposit, a forgotten paycheck or stock dividends not… Read More

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PBS NewsHour Weekend To Premiere This Fall


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PBS will launch PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND, an addition to its influential and trusted lineup of news and public affairs shows and an extension of one of America’s most iconic news broadcasts. The half-hour program premieres on WOUB Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 5 p.m. PBS NEWSHOUR correspondent Hari Sreenivasan will anchor PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND every… Read More

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Ohio Pediatric Doctor Faces Child Porn Charge

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Federal prosecutors are alleging the director of a pediatric cancer radiation unit at Ohio State University downloaded sexually explicit child pornography videos and photos. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Columbus charges Dr. Christopher Pelloski, 39, with a single count of receiving child pornography. The complaint says Pelloski acknowledged to a member… Read More