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OU Announces Ingrid Michaelson Concert


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The Ohio University Concert Series has announced the addition of Ingrid Michaelson with special guest Rogue Valley on Thursday, Nov. 13 in OU's Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.  Over the past two years, Ingrid Michaelson–who released her sixth studio album, Lights Out, in April–has vaulted from overachieving indie-pop sweetheart to a bona-fide pop star. Her 2012… Read More

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Ohio Rallies For Recovery


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Hundreds rallied outside of the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday to celebrate National Recovery Month. The Ohio Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) joined the Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery, OSU Wexner Medical Center, and the Woods at Parkside to host the event. Ohioans in recovery, addiction professionals, families, and advocates rallied together… Read More

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A Mother’s Story About the Dangers Of Drug Abuse


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In 2012, 1,914 Ohioans died of unintentional drug overdoses. Data shows that Athens County fell into the 18.6-30.4 category per 100,000 for unintentional drug overdoses during 2007-2012. In January, Gov. John Kasich and First Lady Karen Kasich launched a statewide youth drug abuse prevention program called “Start Talking.” The initiative aims to provide parents with… Read More

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New ARTS/West Event To Celebrate Fiber Arts


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ARTS/West and the Athens County Knitters will present the first annual Athens Area Fiber Faire on Oct. 4-5. The Athens area has become more abundant with fiber artists selling both finished work and raw materials. The new event will showcase what the area has to offer. The event—held at ARTS/West—will feature: classes in spinning, felting… Read More

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Athens County Public Libraries Seek A Levy For The First Time

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Although Athens County Public Libraries are seeking approval this November of their first-ever levy, the library system is not in a unique situation. Libraries statewide have been turning to local taxpayers in recent years to make up for major cuts in state funding. Doug Evans, executive director of the Ohio Library Council, said that since… Read More