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Athens Man Has Judicial Release Denied

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An Athens man sentenced to eight years in prison for robbing an Ohio University student has been denied a chance of early judicial release. Nicholas Dowler, 26, appeared in Athens County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday after applying for judicial release from a prison sentence. The sentence stemmed from guilty pleas to charges of robbery,… Read More

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Six Injured and Dozens Displaced Because of Union Street Fire

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Six people were injured, 30 Ohio University students were displaced and five buildings suffered extensive damage as a result of an early morning fire on Union Street in Athens. The buildings housing Jack Neal Floral, Campus Sundry, Smoke Zone, The Union and Jackie O's Public House were all damaged by the fire which started around… Read More