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Local Groups Work to Stop Injection Wells

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After driving by Coolville, Ohio, on Route 50, a driver might decide to pull off at the rest stop right before Torch. To some passing through, the junction might appear to be simply a very busy spot for truck traffic.  To residents of Torch, however, that truck traffic has a different meaning. The K&H Partners… Read More

Ohio University Offering More Healthy Food Options to Students

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Twenty-eight years ago, Dennis Washington was a student leader at Boyd Dining Hall on the campus of Ohio University. Washington pioneered the student leader program.  He returned to campus as an employee not long after graduation, and has found a home in Boyd for the last 19 years. During Washington’s tenure at the university, not… Read More

West Virginia on a map

Advocates Fear Food Stamp Requirement Will Affect Food Banks

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Advocates say West Virginia’s plan to make food stamp recipients meet a work or training requirement could increase the burden of food banks. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the state Department of Health and Human Resources announced last year that it would reinstate a requirement calling on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program… Read More


Reception to Mark Gough Family Exhibit at OU-C

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The works of a talented Chillicothe family will be feted during an upcoming event. The Goughs Gold Celebration Reception will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on April 9 in the Stevenson Center at Ohio University-Chillicothe. The event will celebrate the current exhibit, Processing 4 Professional Gough Artists, on display in the Stevenson… Read More