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Ohio University students will be singing with the Rolling Stones.
A program at a Lancaster prison rescues and trains shelter dogs for adoption, helping both the dogs and the inmates.



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Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing.
Authorities have identified the mother of a dead newborn found on the campus of Muskingum University in central Ohio.

Everything changed in the sixth inning of Sunday's 10-1 loss to Miami.

Williams Energy and state regulators are working to mitigate the impact of a natural gas pipeline rupture in Marshall County.

Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater says inspectors have found benzene and other materials in an unnamed stream.

What was once a long, blank white wall on the side of the Athens Bread Company on East State Street is now a vibrant work of art thanks to Ohio University School of Art + Design professor John Sabraw and the students in his Art and Entrepreneurship class.

Athens City Schools have long followed the Sept. 30 age cutoff date for kindergarten enrollment — until now.

Parents Andrea Fogt and Eric Stinaff came before the Athens City Schools Board of Education Thursday night to voice their concerns on the newly enforced Aug. 1 date.

The new director of Special Education for Trimble Local Schools is new to the area but not to field.

The Bobcats, as they have so often this season, gave up an early lead to an opponent -- in this case Miami -- and the RedHawks never looked back, taking the first game of the weekned series, 4-1. 

“We’ve been through some tough times but we’re Southeastern Ohio people, and let me tell you one thing I know about people in Southeastern Ohio — we’re bootstraps kind of people and we pull ourselves up and we make things work. We’ll do that here.”

Owners of fire-damaged buildings on West Union Street are slated to go before the Athens Board of Zoning Appeals on May 12 to seek parking variances.

The buildings were damaged in an early morning fire Nov. 16, and preliminary plans for their recovery have been submitted to the city.