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Pinson Earns MAC Weekly Award

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Ohio University middle blocker Alexis Pinson earned Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week honors after her performance in the Baymont Inn Invitational. The graduate student was selected to the All-Tournament Team as she led the Bobcats to a second-place finish and 2-1 overall record on the weekend. Pinson led Ohio (5-1) in… Read More

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Hit and Run Involved OU Vehicle


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A mid afternoon accident Monday on Central Avenue in Athens involved and Ohio University van. Athens police say officers were called to an area near West Elementary School around 3:30. Ron Brooks with the Athens Police Department says the female driver of the University van apparently scraped another vehicle and probably didn't know she did… Read More

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Photos: OU’s Walter Fieldhouse Going Up Fast

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The Walter Fieldhouse is under construction adjacent to Peden Stadium on Ohio University's Athens campus. The 89,000 square foot facility will support classroom instruction, recreational activities, athletic practices and events. It will include a full-size football field, four lane practice track and netting to accommodate multiple and simultaneous activities. WOUB's Brooke Herbert Hayes chronicled the… Read More

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Group Represented By Athens Law Firm Withdraws Protest Against Youngstown Anti-fracking Measure

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The Athens law firm that successfully convinced the Athens County Board of Elections to reject an anti-fracking ballot initiative for the November election was hoping to do the same in Youngstown on Friday. However, the group that filed a protest against the Youngstown anti-fracking amendment withdrew its objection just moments before it was to be… Read More

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Nelsonville Man Crashes Through Area Home


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A Nelsonville man was arraigned Monday morning on multiple charges after driving a car into a home in Butchel Saturday evening. Patrick Magee, 38, was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol when Nelsonville police attempted to pull him over for squealing tires and speeding. Police chased Magee around a Butchel neighborhood for several minutes…. Read More

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Seismologist Says Vast Majority Of Injection Wells Do Not Cause Earthquakes

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A University of Texas seismologist says human activity associated with oil and gas production can sometimes cause earthquakes, but hydraulic fracturing isn't the problem. Cliff Frohlich told scientists gathered in Morgantown for a National Research Council forum that when quakes do happen, they're typically linked to the disposal of drilling fluids in underground injection wells…. Read More