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Athens Bulldogs Win Rematch Versus Marietta in Playoffs

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LOGAN, Ohio- They say third time is the charm, but for the Athens Bulldogs, it only took two. Their last go-around, the Marietta Tigers defeated the Bulldogs at the buzzer, this time Athens changed their game plan and defeated them 62-36. What changed since the last meeting? The pace of the game. The Tigers attempted… Read More

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Spartans Charge on to Sectional Finals with Win Over Rock Hill

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JACKSON, Ohio- Spartans rallied together in battle on Tuesday to move onto the Sectional Finals as the Alexander Spartans defeated the Rock Hill Redmen. Both teams early on took some time to settle into the ballgame, as a one-point game in favor of the Spartans extended to a 25-19 Alexander lead going into halftime. Quickly… Read More

Motorcycles were parked behind Peden Stadium after an escort of the replica Vietnam War Memorial wall on September 13, 2017.

Bill to Protect Motorcyclists from Hearing Loss is on its Way to the Governor

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It’s now up to Gov. Mike DeWine to decide whether to sign a bill passed by the Ohio Legislature that would allow motorcyclists to wear earplugs while driving their bikes. Up to now, motorcyclists have not been allowed to wear earplugs. Republican Senator Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) says that’s because drivers need to be able to… Read More

Maryhaven in Columbus uses medication-assisted treatment to help treat opioid addiction. Only about half of the treatment centers in Ohio do the same.

Only Half of Ohio’s Rehab Centers Offer this Proven Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Tammy’s struggle with substance use started with pain pills she found in her grandmother’s cabinet. Then it escalated to heroin. “It’s a full time job,” she says. “Most people think that’s not a full time job but it is. When you’re addicted to anything, then you’re working at it every day. Trying to make sure… Read More

First Deafblind Graduate of Harvard Law School Haben Girma in Athens Feb. 20

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As a part of the second annual weeklong Accessible OHIO event, advocate, author, public speaker, and the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, Haben Girma, Esq., will present a keynote speech on Thursday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Walter Rotunda on Ohio University’s Athens campus. Girma stopped practicing as a disability rights… Read More

Laura Jones, who chairs the citizens committee that works to pass levies in the Hudson City Schools, hands a bagged lunch to Rep. Don Jones (R-Freeport), who chairs the conference committee hearing the changes to EdChoice.

Public, Parochial Schools Sound Off at Holiday Hearing on EdChoice Vouchers

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Lawmakers and school leaders would normally have Presidents Day off, but instead they spent it at the Statehouse, as testimony on changes to the EdChoice private school voucher program went on. Most of the witnesses were firmly in one of two camps – public schools or parochial schools. The rare Presidents Day hearing was a… Read More

E-Scooters Arrive in Athens

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One hundred Spin e-scooters are now available for use in Athens and at Ohio University. The 100 e-scooters were rolled out for rent on Tuesday and are available to rent from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily – weather permitting. The original plan was to introduce the electric two-wheelers in November 2019, but a supply… Read More