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James Ward Joins Ohio Football Coaching Staff


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Ohio football announced the newest member of its coaching staff Wednesday with the signing of former University of Nevada defensive backs coach James Ward. Ward was signed just two days after former Ohio cornerbacks coach Fred Reed left to become the new defensive backs coach at Syracuse. The move, which was relatively quiet, was announced… Read More

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Lilly Ledbetter To Speak In Athens Thursday


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Ohio University is recognizing International Women's History month by welcoming one of the country's most influential women's rights activists. Lilly Ledbetter is scheduled to speak in Athens Thursday evening about gender inequality in the workplace. The lecture is part of OU's annual Kennedy Lecture series. "I'm very excited about Lilly Ledbetter visiting our campus. I… Read More

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Cardinals Choose New Pope

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UPDATE 3:30 PM  Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.      After announcing "Habemus Papum" – "We have a pope!" – a cardinal standing on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica… Read More

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Police Raid Home In Chillicothe


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Three women face drug charges after Chillicothe Police raid a home on east Main Street. Police found drug paraphernalia and signs of heroin abuse and drug trafficking inside the home at 608 E. Main Street. Inside the home they arrested Margaret Bethel, 47. Officers also pulled over a vehicle seen leaving the home and found… Read More

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Secretary of State to Hold Open Office Hours

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is sending representatives to Scioto and Gallia counties later this month as part of an effort to better connect Ohioans with his office in Columbus. The representatives will be giving voter registration forms and information about different initiatives from the Secretary of State's office to interested residents. Scioto County's… Read More

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Climate Change: The Role Of Expertise In Environmental Policymaking


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s Director and General Manager Tom Hodson talks with Dr. Stacy VanDeVeer, associate professor of Political Science and co-director of the Masters Program of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. VanDeVeer specializes in international environmental policymaking and its domestic impacts, the role of expertise… Read More

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Ohio’s D.J. Cooper Wins MAC Player Of The Year


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The Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday that Ohio guard D.J. Cooper has been named the conference’s Player of the Year for the 2012-13 season. It is the senior’s first time receiving this conference accolade in his four-year career. Cooper shot career-highs in field goal percentage (.429) and three-point percentage (.359) and averaged 14.2 points and 7.2… Read More