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Lost Purple Heart Of D-Day Soldier Returned To Brother

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The lost Purple Heart of a World War II soldier who died in the D-Day invasion has been given to his Ohio brother after being anonymously left at a veterans' shelter in Maryland.   The Columbus Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Center presented the honor to John Matyskella during a Veterans Day ceremony today.   Matyskella's brother, Pfc. Donald Matyskella, served… Read More

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OU Professor Says Culture Change Is Needed In Wake Of Penn State Scandal

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A sports administration professor at Ohio University says the situation at Penn State points to a needed culture change in intercollegiate athletics. "This is symptomatic of intercollegiate athletics, where many practice situational morality, where often winning, revenue generation and the Brand stand in the way of the truth and doing the right thing," says Dave… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update November 10


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Union Scioto Local Schools is considering adopting an anti-bullying policy which includes sexual orientation and gender identity after a gay student is attacked. The Washington County sheriff's department is looking for William Adams in connection with theft charges. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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HPV Shots Available For Males


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HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease; it is a virus that can cause cancer and genital warts. In the past, girls as young as nine have been able to get vaccinated against the disease, but now the HPV vaccine is available for both sexes. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the… Read More

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Democrats Hope To Build On Issue 2 Relationships

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Ohio Democrats say they hope to harness voters' overwhelming rejection of the state's Republican-backed union law for upcoming ballot fights and next year's races in the battleground state. Voters on Tuesday handily rejected the state's law limiting the bargaining abilities of more than 350,000 public workers. Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern told reporters Wednesday… Read More