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Overseas Research And Social Change


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, hosts Ayantu Tibeso and Belinda Glover from the Center for International Studies at Ohio University talk with Claudia Nieto and Conor Tong about the summer they spent in Ecuador on behalf of a social change project. Nieto and Tong also discuss the Tropical Disease Institute at Ohio… Read More

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Collection Box Brings In 91 Pounds Of Pills


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One Southeast Ohio sheriff is calling a drug drop box program a success in his county after collecting more than 90 pounds of pills in just two months. Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless says that number tops any amount collected during his office's usual one-day drop off efforts. "Back in the fall, when we did… Read More

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Former Pastor Sentenced For Gross Sexual Imposition


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A former Logan youth pastor, who pleaded guilty to sex charges involving a 13-year-old congregant, is sentenced to serve six months in prison. According to the Hocking County prosecutor's office, Travis Branstetter, 31, appeared in Hocking County Common Pleas court Friday. Branstetter had pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted gross sexual imposition as part… Read More

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Lancaster Woman Sentenced For Attempted Arson


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A Lancaster woman is sentenced to serve seven years in prison for trying to set her neighbors' home on fire while they were asleep inside. Sherie Bomar had previously pleaded guilty to one count of attempted aggravated arson. She appeared in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court Thursday. Bomar was being monitored by police when she… Read More