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How To Avoid Getting Arrested At Athens Fests


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Thirty-three people were arrested at Palmer fest on Saturday and about 102 other people have been arrested at the other fests so far this year. Most offenses are alcohol and drug related with a significant number of arrests being of Ohio University students.  Isaac Smith, the Assistant Director of Students Defending Students, says that the… Read More

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Hunters’ Gun Bill Passes Ohio House

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Hunters could use silencers on their guns while hunting certain game under a proposal that passed the Ohio House. Representatives voted 74-13 to pass the bill Wednesday. The Senate still must consider the measure. A House committee approved the bill last month with bipartisan support after lawmakers examined the devices and listened to silenced and… Read More

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Huntington Brush Fire


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(WSAZ)- Crews from multiple fire departments from the Huntington area fought a brush fire that temporarily closed the entrance to Johnston Road last night. WSAZ reports that a house was thought to be in jeopardy. Flames were as close as 4 to 5 feet from the home at times. A woman who lives in the… Read More

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Man Involved In Shooting Class Accident Pleaded Not Guilty

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A central Ohio instructor who accidentally shot an adult student in the arm during a concealed-carry firearms class has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of negligent assault. An attorney entered the plea Tuesday in Fairfield County Municipal Court on behalf of 74-year-old Terry Dunlap Sr., a Violet Township trustee. Dunlap's attorney, Richard Ricketts,… Read More