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State Wants Replacement Of Contractor Responsible For Spills At Site Leak

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Regulators are pushing Freedom Industries to oust the contractor responsible for spills last week at the site of a January leak into the state's biggest drinking water supply. State Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Randy Huffman said Tuesday he wants Civil & Environmental Consultants gone. The Pittsburgh contractor heads site cleanup. Stormwater from a Freedom… Read More

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Quick Look: Chaos In Iraq


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ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took over several major cities in Northern Iraq including Mosul and Tikrit. As Iraq threatens to break apart from sectarian conflict the US considers talks with Iran.   WOUB's Julia Rabe reports.

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OUL Theatre Students Act Out Crisis Situations To Help Local Law Enforcement

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photo provided Last week, students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program helped community law enforcement officials prepare for crisis situations.  The students used their acting skills to depict crisis scenarios during Fairfield County’s Crisis Intervention Training (CIT), put on by the Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board (ADAMH). “The situations varied,”… Read More

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Judgeship Race Was Close, But Not Campaign Spending

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Post-primary campaign finance reports again showed Pat Lang outspending Todd Grace in the race for Athens County Common Pleas Count judge. As the Messenger previously reported, Lang, who won the Democratic nomination by a four-vote margin, also listed higher spending than Grace in finance reports filed before the election. Friday was the deadline for filing… Read More