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Non-Profit Education Center Closes, Language Center Changes Hands

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  The Athens-based nonprofit Appalachian Progressive Education Center, which over the years has offered language classes and arts and anti-bullying programs, has ceased operation. However, its Athens Language Center remains open under new management. The Appalachian Progressive Education Center was formed in 2006, an outgrowth of art and theater programs launched at ARTS/West by Dominika… Read More

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MedFlight Launches First Responder Mobile App

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A new mobile application launched by medical helicopter company MedFlight will help connect first responders to MedFlight crews and dispatchers in situations where a helicopter may be needed. The MedFlight Metro Alert app allows for those on the scene of an accident or other emergency to connect directly with MedFlight relaying necessary information. There is… Read More

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House Again OKs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban; Senate Fate Dim

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A ban on most abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat has once again cleared the Ohio House, leaving the rest of the two-year session for advocates to lobby the bill’s opponents in the Ohio Senate. Wednesday’s approval followed a startlingly emotional floor debate in which one veteran female lawmaker revealed she’d been raped and… Read More

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Ohio Governor’s Police Relations Panel Holds Next Meeting

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The panel commissioned by Gov. John Kasich to study police and community relations in Ohio is getting closer to a final report. Kasich formed the 24-person committee of city council members, religious leaders and law enforcement officials after several police-involved shootings in Ohio and across the country raised concerns. The task force has collected information… Read More