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O’Blenness Memorial Hospital To Host 3rd-Annual 5K

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The third-annual Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital "Race for a Reason" takes place Saturday along the streets of Athens. Once again, Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital has teamed up with Ohio University’s Athletes in Action and the Sports Administration Graduate Program to sponsor the entire race. Tara Gilts, Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital Director of Development, said that… Read More

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Wiehl, Democrats Discuss Benefits Of Affordable Care Act

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With "Obamacare" being made an election issue nationally by Republicans, the Ohio University Democrats and Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl touted the benefits of the Affordable Care Act during a news conference Wednesday morning. Wiehl, also a Democrat, said that he knows of many people his age whose children graduated college and were without health insurance…. Read More

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Largest Cities Urge State To Maintain Efficiency, Renewable Standards

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The highly contentious bill that would freeze Ohio’s renewable and efficiency standards is raising strong concerns from the state’s largest cities. The standards were created by law in 2008. It calls on utilities to get 25 percent of its energy from renewable and alternative sources by 2025. It also sets a benchmark of 22 percent… Read More

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Douglas Officially Hired As Alexander Superintendent

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The Alexander Local Board of Education formally approved the hiring of Lindy Douglas as the district's new superintendent, made official during last week's regular meeting.  Douglas had been one of nine initial candidates for the position being vacated by Jeff Cullum after this year.  Douglas, an Alexander graduate who still resides in the Albany area,… Read More