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Afternoon Audio Update For July 24


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Edgewood schools joins a handful of Ohio schools that have approved letting school personnel carry weapons. Ohio's insurance department says no marketing, advertising or outreach efforts are in the works by the state for the federal health care law. The West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Barboursville. Details in your audio update.

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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap 7/24/13


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Randy Richmond was not legally justified in shooting Keith "P.J." Rutter. Plus, a former Mason County principal has been acquitted of charges that he assaulted a student. These stories and more in your special Wednesday NewsWrap.

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OU Prof Organizes “Soul Biscuits” Summer Cultural Series

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A summer cultural series organized by an Ohio University visiting assistant professor is bringing Athens-area adults together to nourish their social and intellectual needs. Dubbed "Soul Biscuits," the series features musical performances, educational classes and discussion groups. It began in May with events scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 23 at… Read More

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OU Prof Earns Two Book Awards


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The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction, a book edited last year by Ohio University Professor Dinty W. Moore, was honored in two categories in the ForeWord Review’s 15th annual Book of the Year Awards, announced June 28. Moore’s book took Honorable Mention in the Anthologies and Writing adult nonfiction categories. “ForeWord… Read More

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West Nile Detected In West Virginia Mosquitoes

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The Cabell-Huntington Health Departments says the West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Barboursville. Environmental health director Stan Mills tells The Herald-Dispatch that a pool of mosquitoes around a lake in Barboursville tested positive for the virus. He expects additional testing to find more infected mosquitoes in the coming weeks. Health department director… Read More

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Quick Hits: Takeaways From MAC Media Day


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Ohio Football participated in the 2013 MAC Media Day at Ford Field on Tuesday, offering insights and previewing the upcoming season. Here are some quick hits from Media Day:  The ‘Cats open up their season Week 1 on the road against the highly-touted Louisville Cardinals and their quarterback and Heisman favorite Teddy Bridgewater. Solich says… Read More

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The Art of Teaching


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kelee Riesbeck talks with James Petrik, an associate professor of philosophy at Ohio University. Petrik was twice honored with the University Professors award, once in academic year 2003 – 2004, and again in 2012 – 2013. Riesbeck and Petrik discuss Plato’s belief in the Truth of… Read More

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DuPont Corporation Looks Into Next Step

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The DuPont corporation is considering selling or spinning-off its performance chemicals division. The company made the announcement a day after reporting a twelve percent drop in its second quarter earnings. In a company statement, DuPont says it's considering ways to provide growth options for its shareholders. Robin Stemple, spokeswoman for DuPont Washington Works, says products… Read More