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Ohio Women Fall At Miami

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A distraught Bobcat team, plagued by injuries, could not pull out a victory in the Battle of the Bricks on Thursday night, as Ohio (5-10) dropped its third-straight conference game to Miami (10-6), 78-56. Kiyanna Black’s career-high 26 points on 11-of-24 from the field was not enough for a desperate Green and White squad. Injuries… Read More

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Bobcat Hockey Looks to Rebound

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At one point this season, the Ohio University club hockey team was the No. 1 ranked team in the nation. No hockey team can expect to go undefeated in a season, especially at the collegiate level of competition, and naturally a few losses appeared on the Bobcats’ record. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, the losses have… Read More

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The Scripps Innovation Challenge Kicks Off


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Ohio University students can compete for $20,000 in cash prizes by entering the Scripps Innovation Challenge, a unique contest to come up with creative solutions to problems posed by media companies. The competition opened Jan. 17. Students are able to access an interactive Website listing an array of innovation problems – or "challenges" – submitted… Read More

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Labor Sec’y: New Mine Safety Rules Will Hold Operators Accountable

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The U.S. Department of Labor has approved new rules it says will improve safety at the nation's most dangerous mines by revising the way operators are designated pattern violators. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Thursday they improve the Mine Safety and Health Administration's ability to hold mine operators accountable for disregarding life-saving safety measures. MSHA… Read More

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Judge Denies Public Defender For OU Student


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An Athens municipal court judge has decided an Ohio University student does not qualify for a public defender in her case, possibly setting the tone for other students' future legal battles. In a decision released Thursday from Judge William Grim, 21-year-old Kelly Kasler does not qualify as being eligible for a public defender based on… Read More

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Scripps Alum Breaks Te’o Story


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2012 was a huge year for Notre Dame football; it was an even bigger year for its star linebacker, senior Manti Te’o. Te’o’s story of perseverance in the face of tragic loss had been widely reported all season. As the story went, Te’o lost his grandmother to cancer Sep. 12, 2012, only to find out… Read More

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OU Student Expo Set For April

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Ohio University students will once again have a chance to showcase their creative abilities in the upcoming Student Expo 2013. Organizer Roxanne Male-Brune says the topics are presented in a unique way. "Our motto basically is, is as long as it's legal and it's safe, we really encourage students to present their work in any… Read More