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Photos Of The Week: Oct. 21-27

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Last week's best photos are here. Follow @WOUBVisuals on Twitter for daily updates and visit our Flickr page by clicking any of the photos below. In a costume out of Boardwalk Empire, Cirque Mechanics was a hit on Friday night. (Brooke Herbert Hayes) The show at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville featured lots of great angles and stunts…. Read More

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Grand Jury: No Crime Committed In Social Media Sexual Assault Case

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The Athens County Grand Jury refused to bring any indictments in the sexual incident that occurred Homecoming weekend and was captured and transmitted through social media. The grand jury has found that no crime was committed in the alleged Court Street sexual assault, according to Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn.  He made the announcement at… Read More

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Campus-wide Power Outage Related To Larger Maintenance Efforts By AEP Ohio

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The Ohio University campus could experience intermittent power outages throughout November as American Electric Power performs maintenance on power lines that service the Athens campus. The university experiences a campus-wide outage Sunday morning that lasted about an hour.  According to an email sent to the OU community power was restored by 9:26 a.m. The maintenance… Read More

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High Expectations Set Tone For Ohio Wrestling


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The Ohio wrestling team returns five NCAA qualifiers this season and is picked to win the Mid-American Conference by the MAC league office. Ohio also has three wrestlers predicted to win their respective weight classes: senior Jeremy Johnson (heavyweight), sophomore Cody Walters (174), and sophomore Phil Wellington (197). Junior Harrison Hightower (165), sophomore Spartak Chino… Read More

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Trustee Deny Allegations Of Corruption In Benton Township

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Benton Township Trustee Robbie Davis is denying allegations of corruption in Benton Township made by trustee candidate Bruce Johnson, and told The Logan Daily News that the allegations could hurt his logging and excavating business. “We’re a small community and when my name gets involved in something, it can hurt my business,” Davis said. Davis… Read More

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Home News County coordinates efforts to help mom and baby through opiate addiction


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Opiate addiction in Athens County has grown more prevalent over the years, and healthcare providers have taken it on in full force. While the abused substance varies (heroin or prescription painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin, Demerol or Morphine), the protocols are much the same. But what happens when a patient becomes pregnant and is suddenly considered… Read More

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If School Funding Formula Sticks, Alexander Talks Of Possible Need For Levy

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The state’s new funding formula and other projections indicate Alexander Local Schools may face deficit spending by fiscal year 2018. And because so much of the district’s funding is now considered “guaranteed,” school officials said something will need to be done to increase school revenue. District Treasurer Aaron Schirm, who presented the latest five-year forecast… Read More