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Hocking College Increases Tuition

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Full-time students at Hocking College will be paying an additional $99 a year in tuition starting next academic year, the college’s governing board decided Tuesday. The resolution passed unanimously. The college’s board of trustees also adopted 2013's revised budget to continue at least through September, when enrollment figures have been finalized. The tuition increase is… Read More

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N-Y Schools Hit Hardest by Federal Sequester

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The automatic federal spending cuts from the financial sequester are expected to hit schools statewide at the start of the school year. While the impact won’t be as bad as expected, local school officials won’t know what this means until more data is released. On Monday, Ohio Department of Education officials said the state expects… Read More

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Federal Sequester Cuts Into Local Schools’ Budgets, N-Y Hit The Hardest

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The automatic federal spending cuts from the financial sequester are expected to hit schools statewide at the start of the school year. While the impact won’t be as bad as expected, local school officials won’t know what this means until more data is released. On Monday, Ohio Department of Education officials said the state expects… Read More

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State Senator Vows To Fight For Local Government Budget Amendment

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In the latest version of Gov. John Kasich’s proposed budget, an amendment that would have funneled more money to local municipalities was not included, but the state senator who proposed the amendment says he’s not giving up. One local official says the news is a disappointment. Sen. Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) recently reintroduced the amendment to… Read More

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Athens 911 Director Resigns

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Athens County’s 911 director Scott Warner has resigned effective Tuesday. He submitted his formal letter Tuesday afternoon after Athens County Commissioners accepted his resignation in the morning. Warner could not be reached for comment. No explanation was provided in his letter, however, Commissioner Lenny Eliason said Warner's resignation was partly due to the disciplinary settlement… Read More