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Athens Runners Reported Safe After Fatal Marathon Blasts

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UPDATE 7:02 p.m. Two Ohio University staff members, a former OU men’s track student-athlete and the owner of a local Chinese restaurant were running in the Boston Marathon where spectators and runners described twin explosions that shook the finish line Monday. Michele Fiala, an OU Assistant Professor of Oboe, said she was in the family… Read More

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Boston Marathon Blasts

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UPDATE 6:21 p.m. President Obama vowed those responsible for the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon "will feel the full weight of justice." Obama made his remarks Monday evening from the White House about three hours after the blasts. At least two people were killed and 50 injured. Obama has been in touch… Read More

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Softball: Ohio Gets Swept By Ball State


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The Ohio Bobcats (19-20, 4-8) lost their seventh straight game on Sunday after they were defeated by the Ball State Cardinals, 8-4. The Bobcats could not overcome the big bats of the away team, and now own a losing record. “(Ball State) capitalized with runners on (base) in big ways and they’re a good hitting… Read More

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International Week Adds Flavor To Campus


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It's International Week at Ohio University and the Office of Education Abroad is hoping to draw many hungry visitors. The "Taste of Study Abroad" event will be held in the Grover Center atrium on Wednesday, April 17 from 5-7 p.m. The event will feature free food samples from around the world and representatives from several… Read More

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Body Found In Ohio River

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Authorities have retrieved the body of a missing West Virginia man from the Ohio River. Carl Austin Travis, 22, of Parkersburg, W.Va., had disappeared while on leave from the U.S. Navy. He was declared missing after failing to return to the USS Halyburton in Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 22. His family reported losing contact Feb. 18…. Read More