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NCAA Penalizes OSU

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The NCAA has hit Ohio State with a one-year bowl ban and other penalties for a scandal that involved players taking cash and tattoos in exchange for jerseys, rings and other Buckeyes memorabilia. The university had previously offered to vacate the 2010 season, return bowl money, go on two years of NCAA probation and use… Read More

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Athens Man Shot During Robbery


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An Athens man is recovering from a gunshot wound after police say he was robbed at his home on North Congress Street. Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle says Jeff Mente, 34, was shot in the leg during an altercation with the suspects around 12:15 this morning. The two men bound Mente and his wife, Lauren,… Read More

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Listen Up: Michael Tedesco’s Top Music Picks for 2011

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Favorite new unsigned band: Mamarrazi – Like some illegitimate love child of Fela Kuti and Frank Zappa & the Mothers, this eight-piece self-described “afrofunk hip hop jazz mathrobeat” band with MC Tavi Fields is the best-kept secret in Brooklyn, N.Y. “Gangster” from their debut disc Bewilderness is the best single in living memory. www.mamarazzisounds.com Favorite… Read More