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Fed Hock Girls Add Anther Win As the Boys Break 27 Game Losing Streak

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In the week after Christmas, both varsity squads from Federal Hocking come away with a win in their last games before the New Year. The boys from Federal Hocking snapped a 27 game losing streak against TVC opponent South Gallia, and the Girls took down St. Joe. Girls (6-3), (5-2) On December 27th, just two… Read More

N-Y Boys Win One, Girls Drop One in Short Week


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The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes had a successful, although stressful, week of basketball. The Buckeyes earned a hard-fought 53-49 victory over Southern on Friday night. With the game deadlocked at 49 all, the Buckeyes got the ball with 1:08 left on the clock and called timeout. With 23 seconds to play in the game, Justin Perry found… Read More

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Jobless Rates Rise in All 55 West Virginia Counties

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Unemployment rates rose in all 55 West Virginia counties in November. WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 3 percent was the lowest in the state, followed by Doddridge, Monongalia and Pendleton counties at 3.4 percent apiece. Calhoun County had the highest unemployment rate at 9.5 percent…. Read More

Ohio Adds Employable Skills Seal To Diplomas

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will use a new seal on high school diplomas to recognize students who demonstrate certain workplace characteristics that aren’t explicitly reflected in their grades, such as reliability, leadership and a commitment to being drug-free. Ohio employers helped identify 15 skills required for the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal. Student can qualify if mentors… Read More