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More Patrols Planned For Warren Local

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Washington County Sheriff's deputies will increase patrols in the Warren Local School district. For the first time, high school students there will not be bused to classes. Sheriff Larry Mincks said "We're hoping our visibility out there will encourage people to drive within the speed limit." The Ohio Highway Patrol also plans to increase patrols… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for August 19

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A West Virginia sailor who was among 30 Americans killed when insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan will be buried in Parkersburg. Chillicothe will reopen all firehouses before the end of the month. State election officials have ruled that a group hoping to repeal the state's new election law can continue to collect the… Read More

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OU Professor Talks Binge Drinking On NPR

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Ohio University professor Thomas Vander Ven was a guest on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" yesterday, talking about binge drinking among college students. Vander Ven was interviewed about his new book: Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard. Vander Ven is an anthropologist and sociologist. He spent seven years asking… Read More

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Morning Audio Update August 18

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Ohio University professor Thomas Vander Ven was a guest on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" yesterday, talking about binge drinking among college students. Over the opposition of neighbors, the Athens Planning Commission has approved new construction on an East Side residential street by Integrated Services of Appalachian Ohio. The Kasich administration is asking to meet… Read More

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Athens Planners OK Graham Drive Project

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Over the opposition of neighbors, the Athens Planning Commission has approved new construction on an East Side residential street by Integrated Services of Appalachian Ohio. Also yesterday, a judge denied the neighbors request for a court order to temporarily stop the project on Graham Drive. Integrated Services is a non-profit organization that provides housing and… Read More

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Rio Grande Making Changes

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The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College has named three individuals as academic deans. The changes are for the upcoming school year and part of the reorganization of its academic structure. The University says the moves will "better serve its students and the community." David Lawrence has been named the Dean of the College… Read More

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Deadly Accident In Middleport

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A deadly accident occurred in Middleport on Monday. Christopher Styer, a 35-year-old Pomeroy man, was killed while installing gutters at Manley's Recycling.  The accident occurred when Styer came into contact with a bees nest while working on a roof. As a result the gutter on the roof came in contact with a power line. A second… Read More

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Toddler In Critical Condition In Zanesville

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A two-year-old Zanesville boy was in critical condition at Nationwide Children's Hospital yesterday. Paramedics found the child unconscious last week inside a Race Street home. His name has not been released. Officials said a search of the home revealed some drug paraphernalia.   The boy and two siblings are in protective custody with the Department… Read More

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Life sentence for Guernsey Co woman

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  A Guernsey County woman was sentenced today for her part in a January murder. 25-year-old Sara Willey of Buffalo was handed a life term — with no parole eligibility for 15 years. Willey had been convicted of several felony offenses involving the death of Donald Kay of Senecaville. Kay was found shot to death… Read More

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Hocking College gets new trustees

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 Hocking College has three new trustees.  They are Robert Troxel, Paula Tucker and Keith Taulbee. They were appointed last night by a group of local school officials to fill two vacancies created by resignations and another due to an expired term. Troxel is chief of the Athens Fire Department. Tucker is a former Logan mayor…. Read More