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OU and City of Athens Form Ad Hoc Committee

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An ad hoc committee is being formed by the City of Athens and Ohio University to deal with collaborative initiatives. According to a news release, the group will develop a Memoradum of Understanding to formalize the initiatives. Representatives from Athens will include: City Service-Safety Director Paula Horan Moseley, Council Member Chris Knisely, City Engineer Andy… Read More

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OU Police Release 2010 Crime Statistics


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The Ohio University Police Department released the 2011 annual crime statistics report today.   According to the Clery Act Compliance Report, the number of reported forcible sex offenses rose from nine in 2009 to 15 in 2010.   The numbers show a decrease overall in burglaries in on-campus housing and on-campus property.  Statistics from 2009… Read More

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Death Row Moving To Chillicothe

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Ohio is relocating death row to a Ross County prison close to the state's death house to save money and open up beds for violent inmates. The move from the supermaximum prison in Youngstown to the Chillicothe Correctional Institution would bring together 117 death row inmates currently housed in Youngstown and 29 housed at Mansfield… Read More

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Former Senator George Voinovich Will Be Visiting Professor At OU

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Former Ohio Senator George Voinovich will be spending more time in Athens as a visiting professor. Voinovich will serve as a professor of leadership and public affairs at Ohio University. Voinovich was in Athens this weekend to celebrate the donation of his senatorial papers to Ohio University. Ohio University President Roderick McDavis announced Voinovich would… Read More