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Wahama Blows Out Fayetteville, 60-20


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The Wahama White Falcons continued to build the momentum they created last year and came out performing like true state champions in their season opener at home against Fayetteville. They outscored the Pirates, 33-0, in just the first half, which is a greater deficit than last year’s final of 35-7. The Pirates converted in the… Read More

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Bobcats Breeze By Bryant In Oregon


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Ohio Volleyball jumped out the gate to a 3-0 victory (25-15, 25-10, 25-14) over Bryant in the Oregon Classic Friday, earning a win in its season opener for the first time since 2010. The Bobcats raced to a 7-3 lead early in the first set before Bryant crept back to take a 13-11 lead, prompting… Read More

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Changes roll in for Athens Public Transit


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With the start of fall semester at Ohio university, The Athens Public Transit is rolling out new changes. Transportation Services Manager, Michael Lachman, says the goal, is to bring in more riders. "Some of the routes we've added are for specific purposes for example our route number four. Each of our routes are numbered now…. Read More

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OU Student Reacts To Tobacco Ban As University Figures Out Implementation


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Ohio University recently announced plans to move forward with intentions to implement a campus wide tobacco ban within the next three years. This week, university administrators presented their findings and plans to the Board of Trustees. The plans have students like sophomore Ryan Carrigan concerned. "It's not that there aren't compelling arguments against going smoke-free,… Read More

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Medicaid Expansion Supporters Start Gathering Signatures For Possible Ballot Issue

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Backers of Medicaid expansion in Ohio have started to gather initial signatures to get the issue before voters should the Legislature not act. Jon Allison of the Ohio Alliance for Health Transformation says a formal announcement about the campaign is expected next week. The Columbus Dispatch first reported the signature gathering. He says his coalition… Read More

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Afternoon Update for August 30


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An Ohio commission will study the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement. A Wood County judge has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a Parkersburg police officer. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin has been endorsed by Louisville Tea Party President Wendy Caswell ahead of next year's primary. Details in your afternoon update.

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Logan Man Charged For Driving Truck Into Scott’s Creek

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A Logan man is being held in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail for endangering children and other charges after he drove his truck into Scott’s Creek on Tuesday. Anthony “Tony” Marolt, Jr., 31, has been charged with three counts of endangering children, obstructing official business, reckless operation and driving under suspension. The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office… Read More

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School Resource Officer’s Contract Approved

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Athens County Commissioners approved a new version of the school resource officer contract, which is between Nelsonville-York City Schools and the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. School officials, however, say they must re-evaluate the changes, which include added costs for the district. The new contract, which requires signatures of the county commissioners, includes a catch-all provision… Read More