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Athens Law Enforcement News Conference Scheduled On Major Drug Arrests

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UPDATE: Law enforcement personnel from the Athens County Sheriff's Department, Athens Police Department, Ohio University Police Department and the Athens County Prosecutor will be holding a news conference at 2 p.m. to announce more about major drug arrests in Athens County over the past two weeks. Last week, Derek James Gyure, 26, of Glouster was… Read More

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Nelsonville’s Former Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor

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The city's former fire chief pleaded guilty Friday in Athens County Common Pleas Court to a misdemeanor charge of petty theft, receiving a suspended jail sentence and placed on two years of non-reporting probation. Richard Russell Jr., 49, also was ordered to pay the city $309 in restitution and seek counsel. County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn… Read More

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Regional Groups Awarded Economic Development Grants

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Three regional groups in West Virginia have been awarded $70,000 in federal grants apiece for initiatives that support job creation. U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced the Economic Development Administration grants on Thursday. Receiving the grants are the Region VII Planning and Development Council, the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Planning and Development Council and the… Read More

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AP’s Seth Borenstein Speaks At Ohio University


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In this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Hodson sits down with Seth Borenstein, the national science writer for the Associated Press. Borenstein, who has won many journalism awards, including the National Journalism Award for environment reporting, talked to Ohio University about what climate change is doing to the environment.  He is co-author of three… Read More

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Watch Ohio University Commencement Ceremonies Online


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Congratulations to Ohio University graduates! You can watch the graduate commencement, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on WOUB II on Time Warner in Athens, and the Lancaster and College of Medicine commencement ceremonies at these links:  Link to tonight's Lancaster Convocation: http://www.ohio.edu/mediaserver/live.cfm?videoid=f40e7964271d Link to Saturday’s COM Convocation: http://www.ohio.edu/mediaserver/live.cfm?videoid=7c83499dcd28

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Four Injured In SR 691 Crash

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Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 691 in Athens County Thursday night. The Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident happened when a vehicle driven by Trevor Sorrell, 20, of Millfield went left of center smashing into a vehicle driven by Brooke Hale, 19, of Stockport…. Read More