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Ohio Wrestling Falls At Kent State


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The Ohio University wrestling team fell to No. 18 Kent State Friday in Kent, Ohio, 26-11. This put an end to the momentum the Bobcats had gathered this week after earning a big win over Northern Illinois and receiving national recognition in the InterMat Wrestling Poll. Ohio started off strong with an 8-2 win for… Read More

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W.Va. Gov. Replaces Former Member Of State Education Board

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Berkeley County resident Tina H. Combs has been appointed to the state Board of Education. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Combs' appointment Friday. Combs will replace Jenny Phillips. Phillips and board member Priscilla Haden resigned last month over the handling of Jorea Marple's abrupt firing as state schools superintendent. Phillips and Haden had voted against… Read More

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Former OU President Alden Visits To Celebrate 50 Years Of WOUB Television

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Dr. Vernon R. Alden, former Ohio University president, visited WOUB Friday, Jan. 18 to celebrate 50 years of WOUB-TV. Dr. Alden flipped the switch in January 1963, which brought the local television station to the region. Dr. Alden, in 1967, was instrumental in getting WOUB FM radio’s power increased from a 10-watts local station to… Read More

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BCI Office To Open Cambridge Location

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A new Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation office opening in Guernsey County is aimed at increasing efficiency for sending evidence to BCI laboratories. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the new facility Friday. The Cambridge location will be joining Athens, Richfield, Bowling Green, and Youngstown on the list of BCI offices in Ohio. Law enforcement… Read More

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Staying In Sync

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Viewers of the 2012 London Olympics may have gained some familiarity with the sport of synchronized swimming. A group of girls at Ohio University take part in a very similar practice during the winter: synchronized skating. Synchronized skating, affectionately known as synchro to those who participate, takes the precision and teamwork of synchronized swimming and… Read More

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Athens Man Sentenced On Child Porn Charge


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An Athens man is sentenced to serve 25 years in prison for producing child pornography. According to Carter Stewart, US Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 42-year-old Jason Hutchinson used a webcam to create a video of himself engaging in sex acts with a 13-year-old at his home in November 2010. Hutchinson then sent… Read More