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OU Journalism School Offers Internships To Cover 2014 World Cup In Brazil

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The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University has entered into an exclusive partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation for the upcoming World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The partnership will allow selected Ohio University journalism students to travel to Brazil to work as interns with the U.S. Soccer… Read More

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Local Activist Group Calls For Direct Action In Fight Against Fracking

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Preparing for an ongoing fight against powerful environmental foes in the ARTS/West basement in Athens Saturday afternoon, one guest said her participation in the direct action protest workshop stemmed from a previous anti-fracking gathering. "I was mad as hell at police," the person who opted not to give her identification explained to the rest of… Read More

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Historical Marker To Be Dedicated For Civil War Medal Of Honor Recipient

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An historical marker will be dedicated at the Athens County Fairgrounds to commemorate the location where 150 years ago Milton Holland raised Company C of the 5th United States Colored Infantry regiment. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m., Nov. 11. The keynote speaker for the dedication will be Bennie McRae of Trotwood, Ohio…. Read More

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Law Enforcement Officers Involved In Shooting Ask Judge For Ruling In Their Favor

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Law enforcement officers accused of using excessive force in a Perry County shooting are asking a federal judge to rule in their favor without the case going to trial. Sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin Starrett and New Lexington Police Officer Sky Wilson are being sued in federal court by Dustin Dugan and Kenneth Helwig as a result… Read More

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Trimble Students Travel Through Time With String Quartet

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With the help of a string quintet, students of Trimble Elementary used their imaginations to travel through time. The Essence Quintet of Dayton visited the school on Friday and played tunes from the 1700s through present-day. Fourth-grader Riley Campbell said she especially enjoyed “The Dance of the Tumblers.” While she listened, she imagined herself tumbling… Read More

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Route 33 projects remain, but unlikely to go forward

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Opening the Nelsonville bypass eliminated a bottleneck on Route 33 that stymied a long-term goal of having all four-lane highway on what is the shortest route between the state capitals of Columbus, Ohio and Charleston, W.Va. However, two Route 33 projects remain to be completed, and it's unlikely either will happen anytime soon. Route 33… Read More