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FitzGerald Brings Campaign To Athens


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Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald thrilled the Athens County Democratic Party by speaking at their fall dinner Thursday night. "I'm really excited that he would drive all the way across the state to be here in Athens." FitzGerald supporter Katie O'Neil says. Among the supporters was Ohio Senator Lou Gentile. "I think we should be proud… Read More

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Ohio Opens Ebola Call Center


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The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) launched an Ebola response effort in light of recent news that a Dallas nurse (later diagnosed with the virus) traveled to the state. Since Wednesday evening, the Department has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other state agencies to put together a response… Read More

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East State Street Interchange Improvements To Break Ground In 2016

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The Route 33 and East State Street interchange improvements project is expected to move forward with construction in 2016 and a completion date in 2017, according to Athens city officials. On Monday, Athens City Councilwoman Michele Papai said that some city officials met with representatives from the Ohio Department of Transportation to discuss moving forward… Read More

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Frech Brings Misconduct Allegations Against Him To Light

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A pre-disciplinary conference is scheduled for next week concerning allegations that Jack Frech, director of the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services, has committed misconduct. The conference is slated to be held during next Tuesday’s meeting of the county commissioners.   The allegations were made public Wednesday by Frech himself, who said the… Read More