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Federal Hocking Asks Commissioners To Declare Holzer Agreements Void

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The Athens County Commissioners are being asked to declare prior actions the board of commissioners took relating to Holzer Clinic to be void from the time they were adopted. Tom McGuire, a member of the Federal Hocking School Board and an attorney, made the request Tuesday of the commissioners. Federal Hocking is currently embroiled in… Read More

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Squirrel Takes Out Substation, Leaving 3,200 Without Power

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Several local businesses closed temporarily and thousands of area residents had to sweat out the heat without air conditioning after an AEP substation went out on Logan’s west end Tuesday morning. A squirrel made its way into the substation “crossing wires that should not have been crossed,” said Jeff Rennie, AEP spokesperson. AEP reported the… Read More

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Prosecutors Announce Largest Federal Murder Indictment In Ohio History

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Prosecutors and law enforcement in central Ohio are talking about what they say is the largest federal murder indictment in Ohio history. Seventeen alleged members of the Short North Posse are accused of 12 unsolved murders and 23 attempted murders in six central Ohio cities since 2005. They’re accused of committing those crimes to control… Read More

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Cooper Agrees To Terms With Russian Club


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Former Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper agreed to terms with Russian basketball club Enisey Krasnoyarsk, his agent said Wednesday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed, other than that there is a provision for Cooper to transfer to any Euroleague club before July 10. Cooper, who was granted Bosnian citizenship to allow him to compete… Read More

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Symposium On Opiate Addiction Focuses On Coordinated Effort

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Ohio’s response to the devastating effects of opiate abuse continued on June 30 as more than 800 state and local leaders came together to learn about promising judicial practices and options for treatment, including medication-assisted treatment. Judges from 83 Ohio counties and their community partners attended the Ohio Judicial Symposium on Opiate Addiction, presented in… Read More

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Union Dropping Grievance Over Firing Of Athens Fire Department Lieutenant

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A union has decided not to pursue a grievance it filed over an Athens Fire Department lieutenant who was fired after bringing an assault rifle to a city fire station and, in an unrelated incident, allegedly threatening a firefighter. Lt. Charles Adams was fired April 8. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees… Read More

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Nelsonville-York Elementary Archers Make First Trip To World Competition

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The third year has been the charm for the Nelsonville-York Elementary archery team. Less than two months after making its inaugural trip to the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) National Tournament, the archery team from Nelsonville-York Elementary School is continuing to re-write the record book. The program will be making it’s first trip… Read More