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IRS Delay Not Going To Change FAFSA Filing Date


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The director of Ohio University student financial aid and scholarships says the week long IRS processing delay won't affect the filing date of a federal student financial aid application, despite student concerns. Valerie Miller said OU students are advised to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, by Feb…. Read More

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School Safety Included In Early Ohio House Bills

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School safety, Internet cafes and municipal income taxes are among the issues the Ohio House hopes to tackle this legislative session. The topics were included in the first bills that representatives introduced on Wednesday. Other proposals would streamline the state's job-matching services and create grants for local governments. One bill would set training and certification… Read More

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Ohio Men’s Basketball Game Cancelled


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The Ohio University men's basketball game scheduled for January 30 is cancelled, according to a tweet by OU Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Ryan Lombardi. The decision was made by Ohio Athletics.  The Athens campus shut down at 12:25 p.m due to an allegedly armed fugitive at large near campus. At 9:24 a.m., Athens… Read More

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OU Police Chief: Armed Robbery Suspect Not Likely In Athens

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UPDATE 7:50 PM Ohio University's police chief says it is unlikely that the armed robbery suspect responsible for the university's closure Wednesday is still in the Athens area. Chief Andrew Powers said additional police officers will remain on duty throughout the night as a measure of precaution. He said additional officers were called in this morning to… Read More

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Summer Food Program For Needy Children Gets Boost In Funding

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UPDATE: 10:21 AM Gov. John Kasich has authorized spending up to $1.5 million more to help feed needy children during the summer when they aren't getting free lunches at school. The Ohio Association of Foodbanks says the money will help continue last summer's weekend meals backpack program for children in need. Last year, 265 locations in the… Read More

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High Water And Flooding Causing Road Closures

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UPDATE 1/31/13 @ 10:25 a.m. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reporting portions of several state routes in Southeast Ohio are closed or restricted due to high water or flooding after storms moved through the region Wednesday. Among some of the closures reported in Athens County: State Route 56 between the Vinton County line… Read More

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Fed Hock Squeaks By Southern


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  Federal Hocking jumped out to an early lead in a physical, defensive battle and never looked back, defeating Southern, 54-48, in Tuesday night’s TVC-Hocking matchup. The Lancers (13-4, 11-2 TVC-Hocking) played strong defensively throughout the entire first half, limiting the Southern (3-13, 3-8 TVC-Hocking) scoring to just Tristen Wolfe and Taylor McNickle. The Tornadoes… Read More

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Fed Hock Squeaks By Southern


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Federal Hocking jumped out to an early lead in a physical, defensive battle and never looked back, defeating Southern, 54-48, in Tuesday night’s TVC-Hocking matchup. The Lancers (13-4, 11-2 TVC-Hocking) played strong defensively throughout the entire first half, limiting the Southern (3-13, 3-8 TVC-Hocking) scoring to just Tristen Wolfe and Taylor McNickle. The Tornadoes relied… Read More