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High Schools Agree To Cooperate With Universities To Increase Number Of College Degrees

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Teaching institutions across central Ohio are reaching back to a basic lesson of kindergarten: It's nice to share. After decades competing, area colleges and universities, public and private schools and other institutions are launching a cooperative agreement aimed at boosting the percentage of adults with college degrees or certificates from 44 percent to 60 percent… Read More

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Ohio University Administrator Calls For Applications To Fill Interim Position

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One of Ohio University's top administrators is calling for applications from current faculty members to fill the position of Interim Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Planning. Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit says the application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a non-technical writing sample and at least three… Read More

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Chillicothe Fire Chief Back On Job

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The Chillicothe mayor's office has confirmed the city's fire chief has his job back after being previously terminated. 10TV News in Columbus reports Chief Bruce Vaughan was fired in April after an investigation showed the fire department was using expired oxygen tanks. An investigation also revealed the fire department was not making accurate and timely… Read More

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Death Drug Running Low

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Records show that Ohio has enough of its execution drug to complete seven of its 10 scheduled lethal injections. The expiration of the supply of pentobarbital in September 2013 will force the state to either find a different version of pentobarbital or switch to another drug altogether. The drug's manufacturer prohibits its use for executions…. Read More

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Hundreds Of Miners Lose Jobs

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Alpha Natural Resources reported Tuesday that it's eliminating 1,200 jobs company-wide, including 400 with the immediate closing of eight mines in West Virginia, Virginia and Pennsylvania. The decision comes as Alpha shifts its business away from U.S. power plants and toward overseas steel mills. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Crutchfield says the layoffs begin with the… Read More