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OU Study Finds Positive Opinion Of Shale Development In Eastern Ohio

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A recent survey of public officials in 17 eastern Ohio counties that have been the most impacted by shale development showed that most feel the industry is having a positive impact on their community. The results released Monday were part of Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs’ shale development community impact survey…. Read More

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Federal Health Officials Now Calling West Virginia Water ‘Safe’

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A federal health official says it's safe to use water contaminated by a chemical spill in West Virginia in January. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention previously labeled the water "appropriate for use" by everybody, but not "safe." Agency spokeswoman Barbara Reynolds said the word choice doesn't change guidance. Reynolds said Monday the agency… Read More

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Group Seeks Donations To Purchase Chakeres Theatre

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Logan’s Chakeres Theatre Restoration Corporation is working to purchase and eventually restore its namesake back to its former glory of being an operational theater. “People love to be outside and be entertained, so why not give them both in Hocking County,” said theater restoration vice president Marcia Jeffrey, noting that the Chakeres Theatre is the… Read More

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Former Athens County Commissioner Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

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A former Athens County commissioner who while in office was charged twice with — but not convicted of — domestic violence was arrested Saturday on a charge of domestic violence. An attorney for Mark Sullivan, 54, entered a written not guilty plea Monday on Sullivan's behalf in Athens County Municipal Court and requested a jury… Read More

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Ohio Men’s Basketball: The Pack


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The Ohio Men’s Basketball team is a close-knit group of Bobcats. But they have a name that they go by: the PACK. Inspired by a pack of wolves, the Bobcats stick together on and off of the court. Bobcat Showcase reporter Colin Brown gets the details behind the origin of PACK and what it means… Read More