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Career Fair At Ohio University Brings Students And Employers Together

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Over 100 companies sent representatives to Ohio University on Tuesday to talk to students at a career fair. Regardless of their major or degree, students had the chance to ask questions and introduce themselves to national companies and organizations like AT&T, FedEX and JPMorgan Chase. Also, businesses from the region offered information about full-time positions,… Read More

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Perry County Courthouse Reopens Following Evacuation Tuesday

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A bomb threat emptied the Perry County courthouse Tuesday, and after a three-hour search by the Sheriff’s Department with help from the Muskingum County K-9 unit, employees and staff members were allowed to re-enter the building by late afternoon. The New Lexington Police Department received a call at 12:28 p.m. Tuesday about a bomb threat… Read More

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House Dems React To Being Placed On Fracking ‘Adversary’ List

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Two state lawmakers were listed as adversaries in a state agency’s plan to promote drilling in state parks. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow says those lawmakers are now speaking out about that controversial proposal. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan that drew clear lines between whom they considered allies and who they… Read More

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Ohio Supreme Court Taking Steps To Deal With Judicial Emergencies

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The Supreme Court of Ohio is proposing changes to deal with judicial emergencies and temporary relocation of courts. The proposals come after questions arose from emergency-related events, such as the 2012 wind storm that closed the Logan County Courthouse, and whether current Ohio law and court rules adequately address such emergencies. The changes to current… Read More

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WV Gun Bill Passes In Senate

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The controversial idea of locked cars containing arms in West Virginia will move forward as of Monday. According to WSAZ, West Virginia House members unanimously approved the bill. Currently, it is illegal to have firearms on the grounds of the Capitol Complex – even if they're stored in a locked vehicle. The bill passed 96-0… Read More

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Employees taking time off hampers recycling center

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Staffing issues at the Athens-Hocking Recycling Center helped prompt the calling of a special meeting of the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District board for Wednesday. Roger Bail, director of operations and grants for the district, said he’s concerned about having enough people on the job to maintain day-to-day garbage collection as well as collection and processing… Read More