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O.U. Dorm Fire Ruled Arson

Investigators say the Wednesday fire at the True House was intentionally set.
October 20, 2011

Investigators say the fire was intentionally set, but they haven’t said how it was set.

Southern Ohio Battered by Ice and Snow

28, 2009

South-central and south-eastern Ohio have been hard hit by ice from this week’s snowstorm which has caused widespread power outages.

Portsmouth: A Pocket of Poverty?

10, 2008

The census figures that say three Ohio communities have been hit particularly hard by the slumping economy might be skewed. Both Athens and Oxford have large off-campus populations of students who would report themselves as low-income. But that doesn’t explain Portsmouth’s ranking where poverty according to the report has nearly doubled in the last 9 years.

Athens police call weekend halloween bash worst ever

3, 2003

Athens police had their hands full late Saturday night and early yesterday when the annual Halloween party on downtown streets got out of hand.City and Ohio University campus police arrested or ticketed nearly 100 people and responded to nearly 20 fights and at least five fires.