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Man In Custody After Reported Shooting Incident With Deputies

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UPDATE 1:55 p.m. Franklin Green's arraignment is set for Wednesday at 10 a.m., according to Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn. He was indicted in January on felonious assault charges, and that's why deputies went to arrest him Monday. No new charges have been filed after Green allegedly shot at deputies, but more could come after… Read More

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OU Trustees Approve Tuition Increases For Next Academic Year

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UPDATE 4/19/13, 6:32 PM: Ohio University trustees have approved an undergraduate tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. The Board of Trustees met Friday at Ohio University's Athens campus. The 1.6 percent increase to instructional and general fees means an additional $82 per semester for a full-time resident undergraduate student. The board also approved a… Read More

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Issue 2 Group Grades Husted

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Ohio's chief elections official got an informal "performance review" Monday from a group that has butted heads with the Republican over the redistricting proposal on the ballot.   It was no surprise Secretary of State Jon Husted got straight F's in the report card unveiled by Voters First.   That's the group behind Issue 2,… Read More

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Anti-Issue 2 Mailer Deemed Potentially Misleading

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The Ohio Elections Commission found probable cause Thursday that an anti-Issue 2 ad is misleading. The Ohio Republican Party put out the mailer that takes aim at the proposal backer's claim that would take partisan politics out of the line-drawing process for congressional and legislative districts. However, supporters of the proposed constitutional amendment took issue… Read More

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Pawpaw Festival Celebrates 14th Year

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Organizers of the Pawpaw Festival say the fruit becomes more popular every year. "The Pawpaw Festival has really brought pawpaws to the people… pawpaw foods, pawpaw art, pawpaw cosmetics, pawpaw medicine," said organizer Chris Chmiel. "These are all ways that people have incorporated more and more pawpaws into their lives." Last year, more than 6,000… Read More