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Meigs County Deputy Resigns Amid Gun Theft Allegations

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A Meigs County Sheriff’s Office deputy indicted last month in Athens County for allegedly stealing a firearm has resigned from his position. Brody Davis, 26, of Pomeroy, submitted his resignation on Wednesday, according to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood. Wood stated that Davis regretfully resigned from the position. He was hired in February 2011. Wood… Read More

Brown Announces $3.5 Million in Funding to Local Energy Company

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Athens-based SunPower Inc. will be getting $3.5 million in federal funding for a generator development project. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced the funding today. “The generators built at SunPower could serve as a model for energy efficiency efforts across the country,” said Brown. “This award is a testament to the strength of Ohio’s innovative… Read More

A long highway

As Highway Fund Dwindles, House Talks Increasing Gas Tax


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Highways are run-down and broken. They’re causing damage to vehicles. More than 60,000 bridges are labeled structurally deficient. And America’s infrastructure money is quickly running out. Members of Congress are faced with a so-called funding cliff for the Highway Trust Fund, and the House Ways and Means Committee is searching for a long-term solution. Congress has… Read More

Ohio Senate Set to Vote on $71B Ohio Budget with Abortion Limits

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – For the second consecutive session, Ohio lawmakers are making seemingly little changes to the state budget with large consequences for abortion providers. Two last-minute amendments to a budget bill poised for Senate passage Thursday could force abortion clinics in Toledo and Dayton to close. One amendment requires a “local” hospital used… Read More

Agency Approves Tax Credits for Former Nelsonville Schools Remodel

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NELSONVILLE — A project to redevelop the former Nelsonville High School and Junior High into apartments will move forward now that the Ohio Housing Finance Agency has approved tax credits and earmarked loan money for the project. “We’ll be under construction within two years, at most,” said Joe McCabe, of the Woda Group of Westerville,… Read More

Ben Sollee at Gladden House Sessions, 2015

2015 Gladden House Sessions: Ben Sollee


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WOUB Digital, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions. In this episode, Kentucky cellist/singer-songwriter Ben Sollee performs four songs: “Priest On Mound
,” “DIY
,” “Pretend
” and “Bury Me with My Car.” Hosted by Josh Antonuccio, this 15-part video… Read More