Nelsonville

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Two-thirds of Appalachia's coal industry jobs have disappeared since the 1990s. Now the region is hoping tourism will help rebuild its economy by tapping into history and its rugged natural beauty.

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Ohio's transportation department plans to fill a vacant coal mine that's causing a heavily used highway in southeast Ohio to sag a bit.

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The owner of a popular bar in Nelsonville is dead after being shot during an apparent fight with a customer.

Get Your Kicks: The Route 33 Bypass

Oct 21, 2013

10:00 For the first time ever, cars and trucks in northwest Athens county can circumvent the small town of Nelsonville, OH . The Route 33 bypass has relieved congestion, but worries some business owners who fear the loss of traffic means loss of customers. This hour we'll take a look at the past and present effects of fast lanes on commerce. Guests