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The Colony Theater, Marietta, Ohio (facebook.com/colonytheater)

Marietta Theater Awarded Grant Funds


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A historic Marietta theater got a boost in funding thanks for a grant from the Ohio Arts Council. The Colony Theater received $4,031 from a total pool of nearly $400,000 in grants. The theater is slated for a restoration project costing nearly $5 million.  Supporters hope to restore the theater to its former glory, when… Read More

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Kasich Appoints Democratic Senator To Head Governor’s Office Of Appalachia

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Ohio's Republican Governor has appointed a Democratic State Senator to head the Governor's Office of Appalachia. According to a news release, John Kasich has appointed Jason Wilson of Columbiana to become the GOA director. The Governor's Office of Appalachia is the state's lead agency for fostering job creation and development in the 32-county appalachian region…. Read More

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Helping Teachers Teach Math

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An Ohio University collaborative program is trying to help elementary school teachers better teach math. The program called Better Mathematics through Literacy attempts to help teachers find new ways to improve elementary mathematics instruction. Ohio University Professor Tim McKeny in the School of Education helped develop the program and appeared on WOUB Television's Newswatch last… Read More

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Lucasville Inmate Request Granted

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A federal judge is allowing an Ohio inmate sentenced to die for ordering a guard's killing during 1993 prison riots to request evidence the inmate claims could exonerate him. Death row inmate Carlos Sanders was convicted of Robert Vallandingham's slaying during the riots in Lucasville that also killed eight inmates. The 48-year-old maintains a leader… Read More