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AUDIO: Board Of Regents Chancellor On Scripps Statehouse News Bureau Launch


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The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Statehouse News Bureau officially launched today in Columbus.  The partnership between Ohio University's journalism school, the Scripps Howard Foundation and The Columbus Dispatch, offers OU students an internship opportunity covering the Ohio statehouse under the guidance of a Scripps School faculty member. The students are being supported through scholarships… Read More

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OU Students Choose Not To Use Safety Options on Campus

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Crime on Ohio University’s campus continues to increase according to the 2010 Clery Act Compliance Report. The Clery Act requires college campuses to keep and disclose information about crime on or near their respective campuses in an attempt to maintain students’ safety. Although arrests for alcohol and drug violations diminished in recent years, the number of thefts,… Read More

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Athens Visitors Bureau Brings Tourists To Town

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Leaders at the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau say despite the struggling economy, the agency still manages to bring more tourism to Athens than ever before. Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Paige Alost credits several tools with helping the bureau bring visitors to the area: the visitors guide, the website and an ability to… Read More

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Zanesville Man Sentenced on WV Drug Charges


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A Zanesville man faces several years in prison after West Virginia authorities say he sold drugs to them on multiple occasions. In December 2010, Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force Agents arrested Michael Smart after a lengthy investigation. Agents say Smart delivered crack cocaine to them two times.  Officials say Smart was considered a major drug supplier in the… Read More

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Drug Sweep In Jackson County, WV

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Sixty-one people face charges stemming from an undercover operation targeting the drug trade in Jackson County. A special grand jury issued indictments last week containing nearly 200 charges ranging from drug possession to felony murder. Local, state and federal law enforcement officers arrested most of the suspects Monday. Most of the cases involve heroin and… Read More