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Decorative Arts Center of Ohio’s ‘Ohio Presidents: Surprising Legacies’

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Eight U.S. Presidents hailed from the Buckeye State: Ulysses Grant, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, William Henry Harrison, and Warren G. Harding. September 21, 2019 through December 29, 2019, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (145 East Main Street, Lancaster OH) will host an exhibition celebrating all of those Presidents… Read More

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Game of the Week Preview: Lancers Look to Capture First Conference Win Since 2014

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One game is all it takes to turn your season around. For Federal Hocking and Wahama, Friday could be that game when the two squads match up in this week’s Gridiron Glory Game of the Week.  Both teams sit at 1-3 with Federal Hocking defeating the Hundred Hornets 28-20 in week one, their first win… Read More

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Democrat Skeptical GOP Will OK Meaningful Ohio Gun Laws

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio House minority leader says she is skeptical the Republican-led Legislature will pass meaningful gun laws Democratic Rep. Emilia Sykes says she thinks electing Democrats in 2020 is the state’s best chance for change on that. Sykes commented Tuesday after Republican House Speaker Larry Householder said that while “all of… Read More

Health Officials Report Ohio’s 1st West Nile Death of 2019

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REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Health has confirmed the first human death in the state this year from the West Nile virus. Authorities said Wednesday that a 68-year-old Lucas County man hospitalized with encephalitis also was the first human case in the state this year. Health officials say Ohio had six fatalities… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine (then Ohio Attorney General) and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman were on the floor of the 2016 Republican National Convention, during which Donald Trump got the party's nomination for president.

Elected Republicans On Trump’s Re-election Team React To Impeachment Announcement

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Nearly every Republican elected statewide in Ohio is an honorary chair of President Trump’s re-election team, including Gov. Mike DeWine and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. And they’re being asked about their reactions to the official impeachment inquiry opened by the U.S. House. Mike DeWine was a U.S. Senator during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999,… Read More

Ohio Volleyball has crucial opening MAC weekend

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When Ohio (8-5) Volleyball begins MAC play in the 2019 season, they will have no time to get adjusted to conference opponents. The Bobcats welcome Bowling Green and Miami (OH) to the Convo in a weekend that brings the projected top three teams in the MAC east against each other. Joe Collins previews the weekend… Read More

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Government Sells Coal Leases for Wayne National Forest Land

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) – The federal government is holding a competitive lease sale for coal underneath nearly 500 acres inside Ohio’s Wayne National Forest. The Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States says Wednesday’s sale involves seven tracts in Perry and Morgan counties that contain an estimated 1.4 million tons of sub-surface mineable federal coal. The offering… Read More

Athens County Courthouse

Athens Co. Clerk of Courts Dies, Commissioners to Discuss Replacement

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ATHENS, Ohio — Athens County Clerk of Courts Tina Willis died Tuesday evening. The Athens County Commissioners’ Office confirmed the news Wednesday. Willis was appointed to the position in 2018 to finish the term of Ann Trout, who retired shortly before the appointment. She had previously served 18 total years in the clerk’s office and… Read More