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Questions remain regarding the Ohio University administration’s decision to not recommend the purchase of 31 Coventry Lane to OU’s Board of Trustees and the OU Foundation’s Board for housing for President Roderick McDavis and his wife Deborah.

The Meigs Medical Campus will have a new addition in the near future.

A $250,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Appalachia will go toward the construction of a facility which will serve as a base for MedFlight as well as Meigs County Emergency Medical Services.

The Hocking College Board of Trustees have approved changes to the academic calendars for the current year and next year.

The changes will not effect students, but the faculty who teach those students.

A scaled-down plan for redeveloping the site of the BP gas station in downtown Athens has been submitted to the city.

Voters in next month’s election are being asked by Athens County Children Services to keep an existing tax levy in place.

The cause of the fires that claimed the life of Athens County Sheriff’s canine Ryder and damaged buildings on Nelsonville’s Public Square have not yet been determined.

Correction: In a previous version of this story, it was incorrectly implied that the penalty clause was part of the final version of the purchase option. The clause was taken out of the final version. WOUB regrets the oversight.

The state Supreme Court has appointed a three-judge panel to hear a petition to remove Parkersburg mayor Robert Newell from office.

Civil-rights groups have settled their legal dispute with Ohio's elections chief over laws that trimmed early voting opportunities in the political battleground state.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release Friday, the governor said selling the bonds will save about $26 million in interest payments.

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