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Vietnam Veteran Wall Arrives in Athens


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  It was a morning of solidarity, emotions, and energy as more than 100 motorcyclists escorted the Vietnam Veteran Wall, also known as the Wall That Heals from Logan to Athens. The wall is a half-size replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. The wall will be on display Wednesday evening through Sunday at… Read More

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New Mine Safety “Assistance” Program Raises Concerns

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Lawmakers and union leaders are raising concerns about the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration’s practices amid an increase in coal fatalities. West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin asked MSHA for more information after receiving what he calls “alarming” reports about how the agency is implementing its new Compliance Assistance Program . In a September 7th letter, Manchin wrote… Read More

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Authorities Investigating Robbery at Hocking Valley Bank in The Plains

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THE PLAINS, Ohio — Deputies are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery in The Plains Wednesday afternoon. A suspect allegedly entered the Hocking Valley Bank at 12:15 p.m. and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a press release from Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith. The Sheriff’s Office released pictures of what they… Read More