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Flu Warnings Comes With Child’s Death


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Ohio's health department is confirming the first flu-related pediatric death of the flu season. The department says a 15-year-old girl from Ironton in southern Ohio died on Nov. 29 after being admitted to a hospital. Across the state, about 450 people have been hospitalized with the flu this year compared with only 135 cases at… Read More

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AHS Student Now Located By Authorities


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UPDATE: 11:30 Devin Smith has now been located by the Athens County Sheriff's Department. Athens High School 12th grade student Devin Smith is missing. Right now, there is little information available surrounding the circumstances of her disappearance. Parents were notified about the efforts to find Devin through the school district's Infinite Campus email system. The… Read More

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Public Records Training To Be Offered Online


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Public officials and others can now take an online training course to learn about Ohio's open records and open meeting laws. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Monday the three-hour, in-person training course has been broken into 13 web videos that users could complete online on their own time. Each lesson in the free course… Read More

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State Looking At Reducing Pot Driving Penalty


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Ohio lawmakers are taking early steps toward lifting Ohio's driving penalties for marijuana possession. A resolution scheduled for a possible committee vote Tuesday declares the Legislature's opposition to a 1990 federal law that requires a six-month suspension or revocation of a driver's license after a drug offense conviction, even when the violation is unrelated to… Read More