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Ohio Athletics announced the hiring of Ryan White as its new Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development Thursday, as announced by Athletic Director Jim Schaus. White has spent the past 11 years as Assistant Athletic Director for the Virginia Athletics Foundation at the University of Virginia, according to a press release by Ohio Athletics. White… Read More
Sheriff's deputies in Morgan County are waiting on autopsy results to try and identify a body found burning discovered by workers. In a news release, the Sheriff's Office says the burning man's body was discovered Thursday in Union Township. The release did not provide the specific location of where workers discovered the body.
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
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
An Ohio firearms group has raised more than $12,000 to buy guns or a security system for George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was recently acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida. Ken Hanson of the Buckeye Firearms Foundation says the group sent Zimmerman a… Read More
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
Athens residents will vote on a fracking ban this November. The director of a pediatric cancer radiation unit at Ohio State University downloaded sexually explicit child pornography videos and photos.
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
In the third day of testimony in a trial for a Gallipolis man facing allegations that he raped an Ohio University student, witnesses who saw the woman on the night in question, as well as medical personnel and police officers, all spoke to the jury. Levi Canterbury, 23, is being tried in Athens County Common… Read More
The Athens County Board of Elections has certified signatures needed to place a hydraulic fracturing ban on the Nov. 5 general election ballot in the city of Athens. According to a news release from the Athens Community Bill of Rights Committee — the group that circulated petitions — the proposed ban on fracking and associated… Read More