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Luli Gomez Teruel (MAC offensive player of the week) made the impressive goal two minutes into the second half. Ohio's defense and goal keeper Brittany Walker were key elements in tonight's win over the Redhawks. The Bobcats will be back in action on Saturday at Ball State.
Slavery and human trafficking is a problem that hits closer to home than many realize. And an Ohio University student group is striving to spread that message to the public and help those who may be trapped in such situations. Megan Gallagher, president of the OU End Slavery Movement, said the group was formed during… Read More
After losing about 40 students per year for the past decade, Federal Hocking Local Schools’ enrollment projections suggest the losses may be leveling off. “This relative stability will allow for more stable planning given state funding rests on student enrollment,” states the enrollment report presented to the board on Tuesday. That said, smaller classes will… Read More
Despite plans to implement school resource officers in the county being on hold for now, the Athens County Sheriff's Office is still planning to be a presence in area schools. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly said he has spoken with some county schools and with his patrol deputies about a new program within the schools… Read More
When the Parkersburg South Patriots return to the friendly confines of Erickson All-Sports Facility Friday night they will look to play the role of spoiler. The Greenbrier East Spartans enter with a 4-4 mark on the season, and with a win in their final two games would most likely make the playoffs. “Its hard to… Read More
Two Republican state lawmakers in Ohio are pushing a series of proposals to make local taxes easier to collect and pay, in an effort to keep and retain businesses. State Reps. Cheryl Grossman and Mike Henne released details of their latest proposal on municipal income taxes Wednesday. Changes would include consolidating tax returns to reduce… Read More
A judge is giving the clerk of West Virginia's biggest county 60 more days to answer a lawsuit over the state's ban on same-sex marriages. U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers ruled Wednesday that Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick can wait until West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey decides whether to intervene in the lawsuit. Chambers… Read More
An Ohio University student falsely identified as a victim of an alleged sexual assault had her personal email addresses, links to her social media accounts and her parents names posted online by the website that misidentified her. According to Athens Police, the female says she's been the victim of harassment from all over the world,… Read More
The state is notifying people on its new benefits website that more low-income Ohioans will be eligible for health coverage under an expansion of the Medicaid program. The notification tells people to check back about when they can apply. It also directs people to more information about the eligibility changes. Ohio recently got approval from… Read More
Ohio University Facilities workers are making emergency repairs to equipment that has left three buildings on campus without heating or hot water. According to an email sent by the Facilities Work Center, the Research and Technology Center, Lasher Hall and Haning Hall are without heat or hot water. Repairs are expected to be completed Thursday.