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Woman Files Protest Over County Charter Proposal

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The Ohio Secretary of State will now decide the fate of the Athens County charter proposal after a woman filed a protest against the petition Wednesday. Joanne Prisley, along with attorney Michael Hollingsworth, alleges the charter is invalid on two counts. She claims the deadlines were missed by both the Athens County Board of Elections and… Read More

Prescription Drugs falling out of a sideways bottle

Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative Set for Sept. 26

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Another prescription drug collection effort will be held in September. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and other Senate colleagues had asked U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to reinstate the national initiative after it was discontinued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The DEA announced Tuesday the… Read More

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Ohio Auditor Won’t Review Charter School Report Omissions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says he lacks jurisdiction and so won’t investigate circumstances surrounding a former state official’s decision to exclude failing grades from state charter school evaluations. In a Wednesday letter to Senate Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni, of Youngstown, Yost says he can’t conduct a review because then-School Choice Director… Read More


Nelsonville Set for a Funky Final Friday

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Stuart’s Opera House continues its Free Summer Concert Series this Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m. with funk/soul band MojoFlo, along with a special indoor exhibit and beer garden. Hailing from Columbus, the Toledo Blade says “MojoFlo mixes funk, soul, jazz, hip-hop and reggae in an intoxicating brew that sounds a bit like a more… Read More

Adam Torres at Gladden House, 2015

2015 Gladden House Sessions: Adam Torres

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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, Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Adam Torres performs four songs with his band: “Alone Together
,” “Where I’m Coming From,” “Juniper Arm
” and “Mountain River.” Hosted by Josh… Read More