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DOE Announces $350 Million Uranium Enrichment Project in Piketon

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The U.S. Department of Energy will ensure cost-shared funding in a deal with USEC Inc. for the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon.
10:34AM
June 13, 2012

The Department of Energy is backing the project at the American Centrifuge Plant near Chillicothe “to move critical research forward while protecting taxpayer dollars.”

Ambulance Driver, Passenger Killed In Crash

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8:55AM
March
15, 2012

The two were killed when authorities say the ambulance rear-ended a truck near Chillicothe.

Commentary: Columbus – A City Where Dreams are Made

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Columbus turns 200 on February 14, 2012
6:00AM
February
14, 2012

Today Columbus celebrates its Bicentennial. It’s kind of like the Super Bowl for WOSU Commentator and Local Historian Ed Lentz.

Police Arrest Ohio Man After 4-hour Standoff

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Police say the nearly four-hour standoff ended peacefully.
10:28AM
October
9, 2011

A peaceful end to a standoff in Chillicothe with an armed man.

Chillicothe a Financial Bellwether?

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If you're looking for a political bellwether city, go about 50 miles south of Ohio's capital city to the state's first capital: Chillicothe.
3:32PM
July
11, 2011

If you’re looking for a political bellwether city, go about 50 miles south of Ohio’s capital city to the state’s first capital: Chillicothe.

Racist Graffiti Mars Chillicothe Park

12:00AM
February
17, 2009

Racial slurs spayed painted on a wall of a Chillicothe park will likely have to be removed by sandblasting. That’s the word from the city’s parks and recreation director.

Southern Ohio Battered by Ice and Snow

12:00AM
January
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.

Ross County Escapee John Parsons Recaptured

Ross County Sheriff Ronald Nichols announcing the arrest of accused killer John Parsons
12:00AM
October 19, 2006

A man accused of killing of a Chillicothe police officer is back in custody after escaping from the county jail nearly three months ago

Working days are numbered for Chillicothe telephone operators

12:00AM
July
5, 2005

The Chillicothe Telephone Company is ending its operator services. 33 people will lose their jobs, including telephone operators and supervisers. Calls to directory assistance will be routed to a center in Illinois. Company officials say theirs was one of the last phone companies of its size to offer “live” local operators.