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Repairs Top Ohio Colleges’ Capital Budget Request

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Ohio higher education leaders instructed by Republican Gov. John Kasich to cooperate when requesting state dollars have identified maintenance and repairs as far higher priorities than new construction. A coalition led by presidents of Ohio public colleges and universities said Thursday it will ask for $166.8 million in combined funding for unglamorous but important maintenance… Read More

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Man Allegedly Connected With Murder Case Faces New Charges

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A Glouster man already imprisoned on charges connected to a murder investigation was arraigned on new charges Wednesday. Robert Degarmore was indicted earlier this month on two charges of receiving stolen property, one a fifth-degree felony and one a misdemeanor charge. At his arraignment in Athens County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, Degarmore received a… Read More

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Athens Group Collects Enough Signatures To Put Anti-Fracking Proposal On Ballot

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Athens Board of Elections employees say Dick McGinn and his "Bill of Rights Committee" have collected enough valid signatures on their petition to put anti-fracking proposal on the ballot. "BORC" is opposed to the construction of oil and injection wells within city limits. The board gave the anti-fracking proposal back to the city auditor. The… Read More