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Vikings Claim Former Ohio DB Julian Posey

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The Minnesota Vikings have claimed former Ohio defensive back Julian Posey off waivers, according to multiple sources including NBC's ProFootballTalk. The 5-foot-11 cornerback most recently played in Cleveland, recording six tackles in five games with the Browns, including a start in the team's season finale in Pittsburgh. He spent the previous season with the Miami… Read More

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Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount Arrested On Drug Charges

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Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount has been indicted on federal drug charges. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says the 51-year-old Blount was arrested Tuesday. Blount is charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute schedule II controlled substances, distribution of oxycodone and failure to report the filling of a prescription. Ihlenfeld says Blount is a pharmacist… Read More

Avett Brothers at 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival (Jasmine Beaubien/WOUB)

Nelsonville Music Fest Breaks Records in 10th Year

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“Are y’all feelin’ good?” Shovels & Rope member Cary Ann Hearst asked the Nelsonville Music Festival attendees on Sunday evening. After several cheers from the audience she responded with, “Well, us too.” The 10th annual NMF took place Thursday through Sunday at the historic village of Robbins Crossing on the Hocking College campus. With more… Read More

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New EPA Rules Are Still Unclear To West Virginia Officials

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed new carbon-emission rules Monday that aim to cut carbon dioxide releases from coal fired power plants. The overall national target is a reduction of 30 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. State officials say they’re still working to understand what the 600-plus page document really means for West… Read More

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Police Investigate Robbery In Scioto County


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The Scioto County Sheriff's office is currently investigating a bank robbery. The robbery occured at the Citizen Bank on 110 North Jackson Street in South Webster Ohio on Monday afternoon at 3:46 p.m. The suspect is described as a tall, thin male wearing a red hoodie sweatshirt, blue jeans a black mask or bandana, and… Read More

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Craigslist Robbery Co-Defendant Gets Community Control, 7-Year Sentence

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A Columbus man accused in a robbery conducted via Craigslist was sentenced to community control in Athens County Common Pleas on Monday. Michael Nowell was sentenced to five years of community control on charges of conspiracy, telecommunications fraud and robbery, all of which were merged as part of the plea agreement Nowell entered with the… Read More