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Illustrator’s “Fear Project” Gives Voice To What Scares Us

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As author of the Fear Project, illustrator Julie Elman has solicited or received hundreds of tales of anxiety, worry, and unease.

She's taken those concerns—captured voices on an iPhone, digital missives in an email—and brought them to life through a series of mixed media pieces, which have now been exhibited in art galleries and featured on NPR's Picture Show blog.

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2014 MAC Schedule Set For Ohio

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The Mid-American Conference released it's 2014 footbal schedule Friday with a possibility of three nationally televised games for Ohio. The 'Cats open up their season with a divisional match up against Kent State on Aug. 30. They then jump into non-conference play with games against Kentucky, Marshall, Idaho and FCS foe Eastern Illinois. The Bobcats… Read More

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Burdette, Parker Lead Lady Eagles To District Title

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For the fourth consecutive season the Eastern Lady Eagles have captured the district finals championship trophy. Eastern upended the Clay Panthers on Thursday night 84-30 at Jackson High School as the Eagles have won both district tournament games by a combined 110 points.   This victory gives Eastern its seventh district final championship in school history. All five senior… Read More

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Calamity Day Bill Set To Joint Conference Committee

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It may be two more weeks before Athens school districts have a definitive answer to the question of calamity day make-ups, according to the Associated Press. The Ohio Senate passed its own version on Wednesday, one week after the House passed its HB 416. The Senate bill also allowed schools four extra days, but added… Read More

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Athens County Sheriff Appeals Board’s Decision To Reinstate Fired Deputy

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The Athens County Sheriff's Office has officially filed an appeal to a court-ordered reinstatement of a fired deputy. The appeal was filed Feb. 26 with the Ohio State Personnel Board of Review in the case of Shannon Sheridan, who claimed he was unjustly fired. Sheriff Patrick Kelly has maintained that the firing was handled appropriately… Read More

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Athens County Commissioners Want Meeting With Sheriff On Labor Contract

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The Athens County Commissioners want to talk with Sheriff Patrick Kelly about a proposed labor contract before considering its approval. On Thursday, Kelly emailed the commissioners asking why they tabled a proposed contract with the Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association that covers the ranks of sergeant and above, although the office does not have sergeants under… Read More