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Lady Bulldogs End Hot Streak And Season To Sheridan

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The sixth seeded Lady Bulldogs faced off against the third seed Sheridan Lady Generals at Logan High School. Coming into the game both teams were riding success. Athens with a record of (5-17) and winning their last three of four games against conference rivals Southern, Wellston, and River Valley. Sheridan faced early season struggles starting… Read More

Fracking Waste Disposal: Still A Hot Mess

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  The slogan for Estill County is “where the bluegrass kisses the mountains.” But since 2015 the county, population 15,000, is widely known as the place where radioactive material generated by the oil and gas industry in a process known as fracking was dumped near some schools. As the Ohio Valley ReSource reported in 2016, tons of waste from the drilling… Read More

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WVU Limits Social Activities, Recruiting of 16 Fraternities

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University has halted social activities and recruiting by 16 fraternities, saying it will review and strengthen oversight following recent behavior problems. Under the moratorium announced Wednesday evening, WVU says the Intrafraternity Council members’ basic chapter operations, philanthropic or service activities and brotherhood events are allowed. Other immediate actions include… Read More

Athens International Film + Video Festival Announces Special Guest Laurie Anderson


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The Athens International Film + Video Festival (AIFVF) is excited to announce its 2018 festival jurors, and special guest multimedia artist Laurie Anderson, for this year’s festival planned for April 9–15, 2018. This year as part of our 45th annual festival we are pleased to welcome multimedia artist, vocalist and instrumentalist Laurie Anderson to Athens,… Read More