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WV House Votes to Override 20-Week Abortion Ban Veto

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The House of Delegates has overridden a veto of an abortion ban 20 weeks after conception. The House voted 77-16 on the override Wednesday. The Senate hasn’t acted yet. Overriding policy vetoes requires a simple majority. Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed the bill again Tuesday, citing constitutionality concerns. Tomblin, an anti-abortion advocate, said the… Read More

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Agreement Provides Ohio Rebates for Drug Overdose Antidote

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year. California-based Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. manufactures naloxone. DeWine had asked Amphastar for the rebates after the cost of supplies of the drug nearly doubled. Under the deal announced Wednesday, Amphastar… Read More

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Hocking Hills Recognized On TripAdvisor.com List

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Hocking Hills is continuing its rise to get-away stardom as yet another nationally recognized travel website tipped its hat to the Hocking Hills. Tripadvisor.com is a popular website that provides insight and reviews for anyone looking to take a vacation. According to the website, it is one of the largest travel communities in the world,… Read More

"Upcycling Sheltered Workshops: A Revolutionary Approach to Transforming Workshops into Creative Spaces."

Athens Artist Co-Authors Book About Role Of Art In Sheltered Workshops

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A local artist has co-authored a book about incorporating art and other special interests into the daily lives of those with developmental disabilities. Patty Mitchell is known around the Athens area for her larger-than-life puppets and as the founder of Passion Works Studio. She is a firm believer that creativity is a way to bring… Read More

Scott Freiman

Beatles Expert To Visit OU March 9


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The Athens community is invited to join Scott Freiman on “A Trip through Strawberry Fields” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9 in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Ohio University will wrap up its 2014-15 Kennedy Lecture Series on Monday by welcoming Freiman to the Athens Campus for a multimedia journey into the studio with The… Read More