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Local Officials Support Synthetic Drug Ban

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Many synthetic drugs advertise themselves as the “legal alternative” to their illegal counterparts, but that sales pitch may not last much longer. Local law enforcement officials are supportive of legislative efforts from U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who has recently co-sponsored a bill to curb synthetic drug use nationwide. The bill, called the Protecting Our… Read More

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Steampunk Spectacle to Bring Together History, Fantasy

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For Jessica Cyders, Steampunk is a way to make history “sexy,” where the Victorian era meets modernity, technology and, most of all, creativity. Think of H.G. Wells, whose 19th century time machines brought readers’ imaginations beyond the plain of reality. Think of the year 1870, when author Jules Verne dreamed up a submarine that could… Read More

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Meth Lab Discovered In Coolville Home During Investigation Into Murder Threat

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Athens County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating an alleged murder threat and also allegedly discovered a methamphetamine lab in a Coolville residence Thursday afternoon. The suspect is still on the loose, according to deputies. Deputies were called around 11 a.m. when a woman reported that her husband had threatened to kill her with a shotgun…. Read More