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Kasich Throws Support Behind Romney

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has thrown his support behind Mitt Romney for president as the presumptive Republican nominee visits the battleground state. Kasich endorsed Romney Thursday, citing Romney's "proven experience as a manager and as a job creator."   Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor joined the endorsement.   Kasich said Ohio's further economic progress is hampered… Read More

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Making OU Accessible For All


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Joan Butcher talks with Darrell Purdy, assistant director for employee accomodation and campus accessibility at Ohio University, and Raymond Rood, Blanca Siebels and Priscilla Goodman of the Genysys Group, a full-service organizational development company which designs programs based on the unique needs of each of its clients…. Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update for April 19


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Ohio drivers may soon face fines for texting while driving thanks to new legislation. Plus, a Stewart man accused of sexually assualting a young girl appears before a judge and has his trial date set. And, regulators begin to take the final steps for Ohio's first casino that opens next month.  

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Basketball: LeVert’s Coach Cites Academic Reasons for Decommitment

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Ohio basketball lost a big recruit on Tuesday when Pickerington Central star Caris LeVert declared, “I just re-opened my recruitment,” on his Twitter account.  Jerry Francis, the head coach at Pickerington Central, said LeVert made the decision because he “wanted to put himself in a different place academically.”    Francis also said that they wish… Read More

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Fracking Advisory Group Up And Running

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The Athens County Strategic Advisory Committee on Hydraulic Fracturing is now open for business. The new group held its first meeting Wednesday. It was appointed by the Athens County Commissioners and Committee. Chairman Al Blazevicius  says the eight members will be looking at a variety of issues related to "deep shale development." Of utmost concern,… Read More

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Historic WV Hotel Slated For Makeover

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The historic Blennerhassett Hotel in Parkersburg is getting a makeover. Crews are replacing the awning over the hotel's entrance with a two-ton carriage porch.   Other exterior improvements will include lights, infrared heat and signs.   General manager Cecil Childress says that the improvements are designed to the hotel's period. The total cost will be… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for April 19

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An Athens bureau is launching a new program to help Ohio University students explore their new town. Plus, the Ohio Department of Aging is launching a photo project on Facebook this week. And, Ohio's latest execution means the state could regain its status as one of the busiest death penalty states.  

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Report: Ohio’s Christian Chooses Assistant Coaches

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Jim Christian has assembled his first Ohio Bobcats coaching staff. Originally reported by The Athens Messenger's Jason Arkley and confirmed by Ohio Athletics, Christian's four assistants will be Bill Wuczynski, Anthony Stewart, Aaron Fuss, and Chip Cunningham. Meet the new assistant coaching staff of the Ohio men's basketball team. Bill Wuczynski: Wuczynski spent the past… Read More