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UPDATE: Escaped Inmates Recaptured In Athens County

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UPDATE (6:40 p.m.) — Two inmates that escaped custody in Athens County on Monday have both been recaptured. Brian Chaney was apprehended Monday evening, according to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. ___________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (5:14 p.m.) — Authorities in Athens County have found one of the two inmates who escaped from custody today. Tyler Howard was picked up… Read More

Immigrant Activist Protest Shuts Down Street In Ohio Capital

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A protest against U.S. immigration policy and recent deportations temporarily shut down a street in Ohio’s capital, resulting in 12 arrests. Protesters blocked the street across from City Hall in Columbus and around the corner from the Ohio Statehouse Monday morning by erecting three wooden poles in a tall tripod. The… Read More

Ohio To Spend Volkswagen Settlement Funds On Clean Vehicles

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio will spend the millions it receives from a national settlement over Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal on technology aimed at reducing air pollution. The state will spend more than half of its $75 million share from a nearly $3 billion settlement on cleaner-running vehicles such as public school buses, public transit… Read More