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3/20/2014: Front Page: Athens public transport to get ticket barriers

A new smartcard system that will be installed on the public transport network in Athens will lead to passengers being charged according to the distance their journey covers, which will lead to some commuters paying less than they do now and others… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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E-tickets for public transport on the way

In good news for public transport users in Athens, there has been a positive development in the tender for the introduction of electronic tickets, which has been 10 years in the making. Transport organization OASA on Tuesday provisionally selected the Ter… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public hospital staff to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday

Staff at public hospitals in Greece are due to launch a 48-hour strike on Tuesday. Doctors and nurses will walk off the job on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest the government’s intention to fire public servants who were placed in the mobility scheme and h… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public transit flourishing in Athens County

Public transit flourishing in Athens County … Transit and Athens On Demand. On Monday, Athens City Council received an annual update on public transportation in the county from employees at Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action who administer various transit programs on behalf of the city. Full News here – Read more on The Athens Messenger

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Public transport slows down for New Year’s holiday

The Athens metro, train, buses and trolley buses will be stopping service earlier than usual on New Year’s Eve in order to allow workers to clock off in time for the change of the year, the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) said on Tuesday. Bus a… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/27/2013: Front Page: Transforming the country’s outdated public sector

“Civic disengagement” would be the politically correct term. A term which most accurately characterizes an era of declining public confidence not only in democratic leaders but also in the efficiency of our highly-esteemed democratic institutions…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/27/2013: Front Page: Public transport reaps gains from more checks on tickets

An increase in the number of ticket inspectors and the better organization of checks for fare dodgers have helped Athens’s public transport companies boost their revenues over the last few months. OSY, the public firm responsible for buses and trolley… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Public transport reaps rewards of more ticket inspections

An increase in the number of ticket inspectors and the better organization of checks for fare dodgers have helped Athens’s public transport companies boost their revenues over the last few months. OSY, the public firm responsible for buses and trolley bus… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens State students, public can participate in Monday webinar with Facebook

Athens State students, public can participate in Monday webinar with Facebook … (Contributed by Athens State University). ATHENS, Alabama – Students, faculty and the public can attend a webinar at Athens State University for a nationwide Livestream webinar presented by Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. The event … Full News here – Read more on […]

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10/18/2013: Front Page: Public sector union joins November 6 action

Greece’s civil service umbrella union, ADEDY, yesterday confirmed that it will be joining a 24hour strike planned by its private sector counterpart, GSEE, for November 6. Public sector workers will walk off the job for 24 hours to protest layoffs and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Newton County man arrested in Athens for felony public indecency

Newton County man arrested in Athens for felony public indecency A Newton County man on Thursday was arrested on a felony public indecency charge for allegedly asking a woman who was walking in east Athens if she needed a ride while masturbating in his car. Robert Dean Gaston, 35, of Oxford, was charged with a … […]

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Atlanta public affairs show to feature Athens optometrist

Atlanta public affairs show to feature Athens optometrist Athens optometrist Dr. Jon Forché will be featured Sunday on community affairs program Focus Atlanta to discuss glaucoma and vision impairment. Forché, of Five Points Eye Care, is the only residency-trained low vision rehabilitation specialist in the … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Health care changes can improve public health, speaker says

Health care changes can improve public health, speaker says The country is in some turmoil as the American health care system adapts to the new federal Affordable Care Act at the same time the federal government partially shut down in a political standoff. But the sweeping legislation also holds promise for … Full News here – […]

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Greek public sector workers strike as lenders check reform progress

Greek public sector workers went on strike for the second time in a week on Tuesday, shutting schools and leaving hospitals with skeleton staff, as inspectors from Greece’s foreign lenders checked whether the country was meeting its bailout targets. Hirin… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/24/2013: Front Page: New wave of strikes over public sector cuts

Public services are to be disrupted today again as the country’s civil servants’ union (ADEDY) launches its second 48-hour strike in less than a week to protest an overhaul of the public sector. Secondary school teachers, hundreds of whom have been… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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