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Photos: Week 4 Games

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On Friday, Sept. 20, Gridiron Glory sent photographers to games in Pomeroy, Athens and Parkersburg, W.Va. Trimble remained undefeated with a 16-0 defensive showing against Meigs. Parkersburg turned on the lights at Stadium Field for its home opener against Capital but fell, 55-20. And Athens proved its case as one of the top teams in… Read More

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Jackson County Grand Jury Hands Down Sex Crime Indictments

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A Jackson County Grand Jury has returned 55 felony indictments and among those indictments are cases againist a convicted sex offender and a man accused of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Justin Lovett announced that the latest Grand Jury met in the second week of September. “Securing justice for child… Read More

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Vanadalism in New Marshfield Ends in Car Chase


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A New Marshfield man pursued four alleged vandals after they took numerous mailboxes from his neighborhood Friday. The four suspects, Brandon Deputy, Colton Adams, Steven Caldwell and Skyler Flynn, all between the ages of 18 and 21, admitted to taking 16 mailboxes from various New Marshfield residences, most of them from Roundhouse Road. A few… Read More

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Photos Of The Week: Sept. 15-22


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Follow @WOUBVisuals on Twitter for more photos and video every day Nic Tanner caught Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan mid-riff when the band performed at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville on Sept. 17. Here's the full gallery from the show. One of Ohio University's new tight ends, Anthony Talbert, flexes his muscle and his tattoos… Read More

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Career Consulting


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In this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Beverley Jones, blogger for WOUB and consultant at Clearways Consulting about careers and retirement for both the baby boomer generation and the current generation. Jones teaches us about the meaning of reciprocal mentoring, and how that helps develop better relationships in the workplace. … Read More

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OU’s Clippinger Laboratories Could Be Demolished

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Ohio University could be bidding adieu to the Clippinger Laboratories building in the next few years as the university looks to construct a new interdisciplinary science facility. During a conference call with media representatives Thursday, OU Associate Vice President for Facilities Harry Wyatt said there’s a strong possibility that Clippinger — located on South Green… Read More

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Athens City Schools Takes First Steps To Get State Aid For Building Upgrades

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Athens City School Board has started a process that Supt. Carl Martin said he hopes will ultimately lead to major upgrades and renovations to all of the district’s school buildings. The board approved a resolution Thursday authorizing the district to apply for what’s called an “active planning process” with the Ohio School Facilities Commission. “This… Read More

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Local Officials Support Synthetic Drug Ban

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Many synthetic drugs advertise themselves as the “legal alternative” to their illegal counterparts, but that sales pitch may not last much longer. Local law enforcement officials are supportive of legislative efforts from U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who has recently co-sponsored a bill to curb synthetic drug use nationwide. The bill, called the Protecting Our… Read More

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Study Shows Racial Gap At Ohio Schools

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A newspaper analysis finds the gap between black and white students' scores on Ohio's standardized exams persists even when economic advantages are considered. The Columbus Dispatch review published Sunday found the scores of black students from affluent families and highly rated schools still lag far behind those of their white peers. The newspaper analyzed data… Read More