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During the time spent in St. Petersburg leading up to the Beef O'Brady's Bowl, there were numerous events the 'Cats participated in. The Ohio Football team captains took a trip down to the Veteran's Hospital to spread a little holiday cheer before their game against ECU.
Ohio and East Carolina competed in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl Beach Bash before their battle on the field Monday afternoon. The contests included hula hooping, a dance-off and belly flopping.
The city of Athens wants to be able to argue during an upcoming trial that a businessman might not actually want to operate a strip club in Athens as he has professed, according to a document the city filed in federal court on Monday. The Messenger reported earlier this month that Christopher Stotts — whose… Read More
The Ohio Attorney General says the body of a woman found nearly 20 years ago has been identified through DNA. Attorney General Mike DeWine says the identification of the Youngstown woman was made with a Bureau of Criminal Investigation program that matches DNA from family members of missing people with DNA from unidentified remains. DeWine… Read More
A southwest Ohio university is helping develop a medical program in Saudi Arabia. Wright State University in Dayton is being given a $5.5 million grant from Qassim University to help create Saudi Arabia's first Doctor of Medicine program. It's a three-year agreement. The Dayton Daily News reports the new program will be modeled after the… Read More
Ohio's governor has signed into law a proposal that take steps to limit the growth of the Medicaid program. The measure was among a dozen bills signed last week by Gov. John Kasich. The legislation also creates a joint committee to oversee the federal-state health program for the poor and disabled. Lawmakers on the panel… Read More
Three people are suspected of stealing wrapped Christmas presents, and police say they could be responsible for other burglaries in the Dayton area. Huber Heights police say that on Christmas Eve a citizen helped officers catch up with a man and two females who were seen ripping open Christmas presents that were in the trunk… Read More
The state is providing a useful way for West Virginians to dispose of their Christmas trees. The Department of Environmental Protection will collect trees and sink them in four West Virginia lakes to provide fish habitat. The Register-Herald reports that the department's ninth annual Christmas tree recycling event is set for Jan. 4 at the… Read More
Ohio University’s Student Senate President was arrested in his hotel in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Monday, after police found him walking the halls screaming, according to law enforcement. Nick Southall, 22, was charged with disorderly intoxication after allegedly “causing a disturbance” in his hotel room. Southall was in St. Petersburg on an apparent trip to… Read More
With the implementation of the new Ohio Teacher Evaluation System, the role of the principal has changed. The new system has stressed out some teachers and overwhelmed some principals. Still, others say it’s an opportunity to shine a light on good teachers. The new evaluation system, implemented for the first time this school year, requires… Read More
Early Thursday morning, Logan Police Chief Aaron Miller released the names of the man and woman in the Christmas Day murder-attempted suicide as Phillip Loschiavo, 30, of Bremen, and Teresa Bickley, 30, of Glouster. Investigators believe Loschiavo shot Bickley in the parking lot and then turned the pistol on himself in front of his estranged… Read More