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Last updated 12:54PM ET
July 17, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Kister announces run for county commissioner
(WOUB) - Long-time local activist Chad Kister says he'll file Thursday to run for Athens County Commissioner.

He's running as a Democrat for the seat now held by Bill Theisen ...who is not seeking re-election. .

Kister says if elected he will work to bring train service to Athens to promote the importance of climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

He says he also will use public land, hiking trails and local festivals to boost Athens' economy.

Kister says he could create more jobs in Athens through recycling facilities, which he says he wants to double.

He also says he wants to bring a wind farm to Athens County and focus on composting.
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