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OU Students Weigh In On Election

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Ohio University students weighed in on the election season and voting as it enters the final stretch. Most students would say they believe voting is important. “We have people that fought for this country just so we could have this right and I don’t take that for granted,"  junior Noah Hajivandi said.  "I’m very proud… Read More

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Two SE Ohio Visits Slated For Romney

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UPDATE 10:53 A.M. Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney is heading to Scioto County this weekend. Bryan Davis, the Communications Co-chair with the Scioto County Republican party, said Romney will be at Shawnee State University Saturday. "One of the reasons I believe he's coming to Scioto County is because of the economically depressed area that we're in. We have… Read More

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Committee Created To Tackle Sewer Extension Proposal

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A special committee of Athens city leaders is charged with taking up future discussions about a county commissioners' proposal to expand the city's sewer system. The Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee moved Monday night to create the committee. Commissioners originally presented the US 50 Corridor Wastewater plan at city council's regular session Sept…. Read More

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Athens Boulder To Be Removed

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The remaining boulder at an Athens site where another one fell, crushing a house and a car, is expected to be removed by October. After the Fort Street Rock Fall Emergency Project went to bid on Friday, a winning bid was announced for the removal. According to Blake Arthur, Abandoned Mine Lands Program in Ohio… Read More

Athena Cinema Reopens With Changes

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After some remodeling and the creation of a new business model, the Athena Cinema on Court Street in Athens kicks off its reopening Thursday night with a special, surprise midnight screening followed by open house events on Friday and Saturday. The remodel included updated fire safety and electrical systems, new seats in one theater and retrofitting some space… Read More

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Ohio Tax Credit Authority Assists In Job Creation In Southeast Ohio

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The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved of assistance Monday for 3 projects in Southeast Ohio that aim to create 470 new jobs. CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc., an information technology and business services provider in Athens County, was approved for a 45 percent, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit. The company expects to create 150 full-time positions and… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For August 16

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An Athens County woman facing a felony charge for her protest at an Ohio injection site for hydraulic fracturing wastewater has pleaded not guilty. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is not giving up its search for someone to run the new dining lodge at Lake Hope State Park. Details in your afternoon audio update.