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OU Student Reacts To Tobacco Ban As University Figures Out Implementation


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Ohio University recently announced plans to move forward with intentions to implement a campus wide tobacco ban within the next three years. This week, university administrators presented their findings and plans to the Board of Trustees. The plans have students like sophomore Ryan Carrigan concerned. "It's not that there aren't compelling arguments against going smoke-free,… Read More

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Medicaid Expansion Supporters Start Gathering Signatures For Possible Ballot Issue

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Backers of Medicaid expansion in Ohio have started to gather initial signatures to get the issue before voters should the Legislature not act. Jon Allison of the Ohio Alliance for Health Transformation says a formal announcement about the campaign is expected next week. The Columbus Dispatch first reported the signature gathering. He says his coalition… Read More

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Afternoon Update for August 30


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An Ohio commission will study the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement. A Wood County judge has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a Parkersburg police officer. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin has been endorsed by Louisville Tea Party President Wendy Caswell ahead of next year's primary. Details in your afternoon update.