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The Athens Halloween Block Party calls for heightened safety precautions

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New program in Athens region will target a Southeastern Ohio epidemic

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Costume shops see a rush in business just before Halloween
Students organized a Hands Up Walk Out march on campus this afternoon.

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Temperatures warming up through the weekend and into next week

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Report blasts governors for outsourcing state services

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Authorities seized around 30 guns, more than 15,000 rounds of ammunition, uniforms, silencers, police badges and vehicles from the central Ohio home of a man who police say tried to pull over a uniformed Akron police officer as he drove to work last week.
 

An attorney for fired Ohio State University band director Jonathan Waters says he plans to "aggressively attack" the school's new allegations.

David Axelrod called the university's response Thursday to a federal lawsuit seeking Waters' reinstatement "salacious."

The Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action Agency and O’Bleness Memorial Hospital have been listed by federal prosecutors in the Northern District of Ohio as losing nearly $500,000 in a health care scam.

State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus.
 
State officials have announced plans to revamp campsites and renovate cabins at a state park in southeast Ohio.
 
Unemployment rates fell in all 55 of West Virginia's counties in September.
 
WorkForce West Virginia says that at 11 percent, Mingo County was the only one with a jobless rate in the double digits.
 
State officials are warning Ohioans about an unclaimed funds scam.
 

A Glouster man who led police on a chase and allegedly fired at officers in an Oct. 7 incident pleaded innocent to felony charges Wednesday.

The federal government has awarded a $750,000 grant to the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority to upgrade infrastructure.

With less than two weeks to go before election day, the race for Athens County Auditor is getting contentious.

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