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Mary Beth Tinker Visits OU

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Mary Beth Tinker stressed the importance making use of first amendment rights while talking to Ohio University students Thursday night in Baker Theater. Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists and E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Tinker talked of her teen years explaining the 1965 case against her school. Tinker, with help from the American… Read More

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Amesville Wins Energy-Saving Reward


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The village of Amesville is being awarded $650 from AEP Ohio in recognition of the community’s participation in an energy-saving program. According to Mayor Gary Goosman, “The village will use the award money to install a solar system on Amesville’s history kiosk in Gifford Park.”  The solar system will power a digital picture frame that… Read More

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‘Cats Look To Defend MAC Titles


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With Mid-American Conference play right around the corner, the Ohio volleyball team (7-4) will look to fend off eleven teams to repeat as regular season and tournament champions. After a tough nonconference schedule with many matches coming down to the wire, the Bobcats will use their experiences and tough work ethic and mentality to compete… Read More

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Union Street Construction “Nightmare”


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"It's been horrible. The Union Street construction has significantly impacted our business." Grinders owner co-owner Barb North-Moss. "That's my statement." "It started on July 7…now it's taking forever," owner Eric Moss said. "They shut us down for something not particularly useful." Like many of the small business owners on Union Street, the almost four month… Read More

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Meeting Urges Community Action In Drug Treatment

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The community’s effect on drug treatment was the topic of the third in a series of talks created by the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Several individuals receiving treatment for drug addiction were present to listen and ask questions of treatment center representatives who attended the meeting as well. The meeting was a partnership between the… Read More

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WOUB News Digest: Read And Be Informed


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Here's a summary of the stories making headlines this afternoon: Thursday Athens Road Closures The Athens County Engineer’s Office will close County Road 143, Potter Road between County Road 53, Bethany Ridge Road and US Route 50 Thursday from noon to 7p.m. The roadway will be closed for roadway repaving. Feds to Review Ohio Wal-Mart… Read More