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Councilman Expected To Face Jury Trial

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A trial date for a New Lexington Village councilman charged with child endangering and drunk driving could be set within 30 days. The Perry County Tribune reports a pretrial hearing for Trent Thompson was held Tuesday in Perry County Court. In July, Thompson pleaded not guilty to four misdemeanor charges stemming from an incident July… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update for August 21


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Enrollment at some Ohio colleges is holding steady or increasing slightly a year after schools switched to a semester schedule. A state study says no new rules are needed to protect West Virginia's air quality from natural gas drilling. This year's Kentucky graduates fell short when measured against national results for ACT college readiess benchmarks…. Read More

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Enrollment Steady To Ohio’s Universities After Semesters Change

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Officials at some Ohio colleges are pleased to see enrollment holding steady or increasing slightly a year after dipping more than expected overall as schools switched to a semester schedule.   The Columbus Dispatch reports combined enrollment dropped about 13,000 students last year at the 17 schools that moved to semesters. Two-year colleges were hit… Read More

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Two Millfield Residents Charged With Heroin Trafficking

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Two Millfield residents were taken into custody Monday after allegedly trafficking heroin from their home. Jeffrey L. Cox, 25; and Kayla M. Estep, 22, both of 10994 Twist Tail Road, were charged with trafficking — after an investigation based on information from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office — by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics… Read More

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Doctor Suspended After Child Porn Charge

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The State Medical Board of Ohio has suspended the license of the former director of a pediatric cancer radiation unit at Ohio State University who federal prosecutors allege downloaded sexually explicit child pornography videos and photos. Board records show Dr. Christopher Pelloski voluntarily agreed to have his license suspended indefinitely on Aug. 14. Pelloski's attorney… Read More

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Kentucky Hosts Tire Drop Off

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Kentucky residents can drop off unwanted tires free of charge during a succession of amnesty events across the state starting Thursday and continuing through October. The state Division of Waste Management is sponsoring the events and says waste tires are recycled for products such as tire-derived fuel or crumb rubber mulch. The Waste Tire Trust… Read More