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Warm Temperature Attracts Early Ticks

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Unseasonably warm spring weather is attracting people outdoors earlier than most years, but it's also attracting the ticks. Within the past few years, there has been an increase in black-legged ticks, more commonly known as deer ticks, which have been known to carry lyme disease. Charles Hammer, an administrator the Athens County Health Department, said… Read More

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Jackson Fire Chief Back Home

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Jackson Fire Chief Doug Reed is back home after a long and difficult journey. Reed is a member of the Ohio Army National Guard and on April 11, 2010 he was struck in the face by a rocket propelled grenade while serving in Afghanistan. First Sergeant Jim Robbins says that when he heard about Reed's… Read More

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Fracking Fight Continues In Athens

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Today the Cunningham Energy Company out of West Virginia was at the Ohio University Inn encouraging Athens residents to sign leases so the company can look for natural gas and oil on the residents land and possibly conduct hydraulic fracturing. Also present at the OU Inn was the Athens Fracking Interest Group and regional community… Read More

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Parkersburg Big Reds Preview

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Going into their second season with Coach Don Reeves, the Parkersburg High School football team is well underway in preparations for another winning season. Last year the Big Reds went 6-5, losing in the first round of the state playoffs. Coach Reeves said in an interview “We only lost four starters on both sides of… Read More