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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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Emergency responders with post-traumatic stress disorder could be eligible for workers' compensation benefits even if they don't have physical injuries under legislation being considered by an Ohio Senate panel.
Ohio State University is still looking for its new band director after two finalists dropped out of the search.

In a mostly agreeable forum, candidates for the three open spots as at-large city council members discussed their views on promoting the city of Athens, the aging infrastructure and environmental issues that affect citizens.

Several community members took to the microphone during Monday’s Athens City Council meeting to express their disdain for Number Fest, an annual college music festival that took place on Saturday off Route 56.

A Jacksonville man is suing a local bar and one of its patrons, who he claims punched him in the face and broke his jaw.

An Ohio Senate committee has approved an amended version of a House bill to allow entertainment districts where revelers could carry open containers of alcohol outside bars and restaurants in some cities.

Some Ohio University faculty members are calling for a third-party investigation into property negotiations on OU President Roderick McDavis’ new home at 31 Coventry Lane.

McArthur residents may be deciding this November whether to agree to electric aggregation in the village.

An Ohio House panel has approved a proposal that would require state education officials to overhaul Ohio's academic standards in English language arts, math, science and social studies and the tests that go with them.

An Ohio Senate panel has started its budget hearings as the House gets ready to wrap up its initial work on the state's two-year spending plan.

The Senate Finance Committee was meeting Tuesday morning to hear testimony from state budget director Tim Keen and from legislative analysts.