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Offutt To Coach High School Basketball


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Former Ohio guard Walter Offutt confirmed Thursday night that he will be an assistant varsity basketball coach at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. “I’m still in the final stages of figuring out what I’m doing,” Offutt said via text message. “As of right now, I will be an Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at Cathedral High School… Read More

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Ohio’s 1804 Fund Helps Finance Research and Community Initiatives

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Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has announced it will be funding 15 new initiatives for academic year 2013 for a total of $480,950. The fund has been administered to “foster innovation and collaboration across disciplines,” the Foundation Board states. “The fund supports projects that focus on excellence in undergraduate education, faculty research and graduate studies and… Read More

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Emergency Financial Assistance For Veterans In Ohio Dependent On County

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Whether military veterans get emergency financial assistance might depend on which Ohio county they live in. A Dayton Daily News analysis of veterans services commissions in the state's 88 counties found a wide range of response rates. Miami County in western Ohio spent more on financial assistance than 80 other counties, including nearby Montgomery County,… Read More

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Portman Calls Administration’s Long-term Strategy For Syria “Very Confused”

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Ohio's Republican senator says the Obama administration's long-term strategy for Syria appears "very confused." Sen. Rob Portman, of the Cincinnati area, had decided to oppose authorizing a military strike, but President Barack Obama asked Congress to hold off on voting this week while a diplomatic solution is sought. Portman says he doesn't think the United… Read More

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Pay Raise Guidelines Issued by University

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Details have been released by Ohio University officials about the administration of the one percent faculty and staff raise-pool that was announced by President Roderick McDavis on Sept. 3. A statement was made Wednesday by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding saying that the additional… Read More

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Repairs Cause Warmer Than Usual Temperatures In Three OU Buildings

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All staff, faculty, and students occupying Walter Hall International Education Center, Scripps Hall, and Alden Library on the Ohio University Athens Campus have been warned to expect warmer than usual temperatures for the next few days. The warmer temperatures are due to repairs taking place on the chiller “that provides air conditioning to the buildings,”… Read More