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Forward Owens Commits To Ohio


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Jim Christian landed his first recruit for the 2014 class Monday in 6-foot-9, 180-pound forward Tariq Owens. Owens verbally committed after visiting Ohio University Sunday, according to Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Owens is a 3-star recruit out of St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Md., he also plays for Baltimore’s Finest on the AAU… Read More

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Column: Kidd’s Retirement Could Benefit Cooper


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Jason Kidd announced his retirement on Monday, solidifying his legacy as one of the top passing and rebounding point guards in his 19 seasons in the NBA. Kidd’s retirement leaves the Knicks with two point guards on their current roster in Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni. Felton averaged 13.9 points and 5.5 assists last season… Read More

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Commission Studying WV Highways To Tour State

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A commission studying West Virginia's highways will visit six cities this month to gather public input on how to address the system's needs. West Virginia Blue Ribbon Highways Commission chairman Jason Pizatella says public hearings will be held in Beckley, Wheeling, Fairmont, Martinsburg, Parkersburg and Huntington. Pizatella said the dates and meeting locations haven't been… Read More

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Morning Update For June 3

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A moonshine distillery has dropped its plans for a Ravenswood location. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly has asked county commissioners for funding to hire an outside attorney. An Athens woman was arrested Friday for allegedly attacking her ex-boyfriend with a machete. More in your morning update.

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Ad-Vance Carefully: Playoff (False) Hopes


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Ad-Vance Carefully is a weekly column by Ohio Football beat writer and Managing Editor Bryan M. Vance exploring the issues surrounding Ohio Football and the rest of the college football landscape. For as long as college football has existed fans have had to deal with subpar measures of crowning a national champion. First, polls were tasked… Read More

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Rio Women’s Soccer Inks Amstutz


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Rio Grande Women’s Soccer recently signed Laurel Amstutz for the 2013 season. Amstutz comes to Rio Grande from Xenia high school where she was a four-year letter winner and four-year starter. Amstutz chose Rio Grande over Earlham College, Defiance College, Wilmington College and Centre College. Amstutz was also a captain for Xenia High School her senior… Read More

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Sheriff Asks County Commissioners For Attorney Funds In Records Dispute

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Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly has asked the county commissioners for funding to hire an outside attorney in the dispute over missing county records. However, it appears it might not happen. Commission President Lenny Eliason said getting permission to expend funds for an outside attorney requires a joint application from the commissioners and county prosecutor… Read More

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Meigs Bank Robber Found

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An accused bank robber from Meigs County, OH was captured in Jackson County, WV. Chad Rennicker was arrested in connection with the robbery of the Farmers Bank branch in Tuppers Plains, OH on Thursday. Deputies in Jackson County found him in an apartment in Ripley. Michaela Fritz, who was reported missing and endangered from Stark… Read More