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Serial Violence and Social Science


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kelee Riesbeck talks with Tom Vander Ven, an associate professor in the department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University. Riesbeck and Vander Ven discuss Vander Ven’s most recent research, why Vander Ven tackles such difficult sociological topics and how a social scientist expands the breadth… Read More

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It Takes A Village: World Breastfeeding Week


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Jackie Wolf talks with Michele Biddlestone, an international board certified lactation consultant about World Breastfeeding Week. Wolf and Biddlestone discuss the worldwide health benefits of breastfeeding, as well as the common shortcomings of artificial baby formula on their annual World Breastfeeding Week program. World Breastfeeding Week… Read More

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Oxbow Bridge To Reopen On Wednesday

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City of Athens officials say the Oxbow Bridge is scheduled to reopen Wednesday after undergoing more than three months of renovations. The bridge has been closed since May 6th when crews started working on the bridge. The work included the construction of concrete sidewalks, bridge deck, utility vault roofs and approach slabs; installation of the… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update for August 19


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A Glouster man has denied all wrongdoing in a civil lawsuit alleging he engaged in inappropraite sexual contact with children. The operator of one of Ohio's four casinos has agreed to settle a fine with the state over a handful of violations. Kentucky's Fish and Wildlife Commission is asking for fee increases for some licenses… Read More

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Three-Point Stance: Wellston Has High Hopes


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Editor’s Note: Three-Point Stance is Gridiron Glory’s written preview series leading up to its 15th season on WOUB. Gridiron is visiting training camps for all 32 teams in the coverage area as they prepare for the 2013 football season. The series continues in the TVC-Ohio, where five teams look to knock Athens from the top… Read More

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Three-Point Stance: Meigs Looks To Move Up


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Editor’s Note: Three-Point Stance is Gridiron Glory’s written preview series leading up to its 15th season on WOUB. Gridiron is visiting training camps for all 32 teams in the coverage area as they prepare for the 2013 football season. The series continues in the TVC-Ohio, where five teams look to knock Athens from the top… Read More

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Three-Point Stance: Vinton County Rebuilds


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Editor’s Note: Three-Point Stance is Gridiron Glory’s written preview series leading up to its 15th season on WOUB. Gridiron is visiting training camps for all 32 teams in the coverage area as they prepare for the 2013 football season. The series continues in the TVC-Ohio, where five teams look to knock Athens from the top… Read More

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Local Police Honored Over The Weekend

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Four local law enforcement officers were honored for their work against impaired driving at a ceremony held Thursday at the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office. Officer David Woodie, Ashville Police Department; Officer John Murphy, Commercial Point Police Department; Trooper Kyle Mackie, Ohio State Highway Patrol; and Deputy Ed Moore, Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, were recognized for… Read More

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Convicted Of Gross Sexual Imposition, Glouster Man Denies Wrongdoing In Civil Suit

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A Glouster man being sued by the families of sexually abused children has filed a response to the lawsuit and essentially denies any wrongdoing. Thomas Shifflet, 76, was convicted earlier this year of gross sexual imposition against a child and later entered no contest pleas to gross sexual imposition against three other children. The no… Read More

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Marshall Looks To Increase International Student Enrollment

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A Marshall University initiative to increase international student enrollment has drawn more than 160 students to campus. The students are the first to be recruited through the INTO-Marshall program. The program is a partnership between Marshall and INTO University Partners, which helps recruit students who want to study abroad. INTO-Marshall director Eric Fry says that… Read More