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Crumbling Track At Alexander Puts Athletes, Entire Program At Risk

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — Fourteen years after its construction, the running track at Alexander High School is still occupied by student athletes. But the coat of black rubber is showing its age; in fact, it has been for years. Athletes and parents spoke out at Wednesday’s school board meeting.  They say it’s time for an upgrade. “Our… Read More

A Border Patrol agent watches as a group of migrants walk across the Rio Grande on their way to turning themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas.

Asylum Seekers Find Life-Changing Refuge In Athens

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — For the last two years, the Athens United Immigrant Support Project (AUISP) has been working to help individuals who come to the United States fleeing abuse and persecution in their home countries. For those the group reaches, these efforts are life-changing. Asylum seekers — migrants escaping their home countries in fear of… Read More

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Program At Hocking College Helping People Experiencing Homelessness

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) – Elizabeth Cook has dealt with substance use her whole life. Her parents both struggled with addiction. Cook’s own substance use disorder began when she was 12 which led to her dropping out of high school. She went on to face legal trouble while trying to protect her younger sister who was… Read More