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Afternoon Audio Update June 11


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Jurors are expected to begin deliberations in a trial over the murder of a southeast Ohio woman found in a septic tank. Ohio University and the Cleveland Clinic announced a $49 million partnership meant to meet the shortage of primary care physicians in the state.     Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Baseball: Rob Smith Named New Ohio Head Coach


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Eighteen days after longtime skipper Joe Carbone coached his final game for Ohio baseball, the Bobcats have hired their new head coach for the 2013 season. Rob Smith takes over the position, filling its first vacancy in 24 years, after six seasons serving as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at Creighton University. In his… Read More

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OU-HCOM, Cleveland Clinic Announce Extension Campus


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Ohio University's medical college and a prominent Cleveland health system will partner to bring an extension campus to Northeast Ohio. OU's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic signed an affiliation agreement to establish a regional campus on the clinic's South Pointe Hospital campus. The first class of 32 students are expected to… Read More

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OhioHealth Names New O’Bleness CEO

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OhioHealth announced today that Greg Long has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer at O'Bleness Health System in Athens. Long is currently the chief operating officer at Doctors Hospital Nelsonville.  He will begin at O'Bleness on July 16.   "This transition is bittersweet for me, as I have truly enjoyed my time… Read More

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The Ohio Student Education Policy Institute


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Kelee Riesbeck talks with Marsha Lewis, assistant professor at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, second-year Ohio University graduate student Andrew Miller and Washington State Community College student Michael Krichten. As part of a group project, students in the Voinovich School’s Ohio Student Education Policy… Read More

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Cartwright Encourages Grads: “Do What You Love”


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Ohio University graduates received advice during Saturday's undergraduate commencement exercises from a voice they've grown up hearing: Bart Simpson. Nancy Cartwright is the voice actress behind the 10-year-old television character from The Simpsons and an Ohio University alumna.  The Emmy award winner delivered remarks during both the morning and afternoon ceremonies.   "I've spoken at… Read More

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Community Food Initiatives


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Milena Miller talks with Community Food Initiatives (CFI) Executive Director Mary Nally and CFI board member Barbara Fisher. The trio discuss CFI's mission to support a local food movement that expands fair access to fresh and nutritious foods for all people in our region.

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Morning Audio Update for June 11


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Athens police are investigating an early morning sexual assault on the city's south side. Wood County businesses are encouraged to update their after-hours contact information with the 911 center. And Hocking College graduated 779 students this weekend with a new tradition. Details in your morning audio update.

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Columbus Woman Reports Sexual Assault


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Athens police officers are investigating an early morning sexual assault on the city's south side. According to police reports, a 22-year-old Columbus woman told investigators she was the victim of an attack by a known person.   The incident took place at 363 Richland Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday.   Police are not releasing any… Read More

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Kasich To Sign Energy Legislation

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Republican Gov. John Kasich is preparing to sign a sweeping energy bill setting Ohio's new shale-drilling regulations. Kasich is set to sign the legislation Monday at the headquarters of Echogen Power Systems in Akron.   The measure addresses chemical disclosure, well construction and water usage reporting in the developing Utica and Marcellus shale formations running… Read More