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Walters Returns, Ohio Snags First MAC Win


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Ohio Wrestling dominated Northern Illinois, 33-9, for its first Mid-American conference win of the season. The Bobcats won five consecutive matches to take an 18-0 lead to kick off the dual. The Huskies rallied and drew the score within nine, but a pin by heavyweight Jeremy Johnson stifled Northern Illinois’s chance at comeback. Ohio then… Read More

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Grooms Wins Director Of Football Operations of the Year

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Update: 10:32 a.m.:  Jason Grooms has been named FootballScoops Director of Football Operations of the Year. FootballScoops has named Ohio's Jason Grooms a finalist for their  Director of Football Operations of the Year award. Groomas has been Ohio's Director of Football Operations for the past nine seasons. As Director of Operations, Grooms handles all travel arrangements,… Read More

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Nelsonville Hospital Eliminating Surgery Services

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Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville will no longer be providing surgery services, effective Feb. 1. Hospital administrator LaMar Wyse said three jobs — two registered nursing positions and an operating room technician job — were eliminated Thursday as a result of the decision. Wyse said no decision has been made to phase out Doctors Hospital of… Read More

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Athens County Prosecutor Seeks Grant To Expand Drug Treatment Options

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Athens County Prosecutor Keller J. Blackburn is spearheading an effort to obtain grant funding to expand treatment for drug offenders while incarcerated. A grant application asking for over $200,000 has been filed with the Office of Criminal Justice Services. Blackburn hopes that if treatment options, through the grant, are expanded during incarceration that it will… Read More

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Some Common-Sense Steps in Dealing with Target Security Breach

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Update 1/10/2014 2:50 PM There's no magic in dealing with Target's information security breach but there are some common-sense approaches to keep money from leaking out of your bank account. Ohio University IT Communications Manager Sean O'Malley advises to do the things you should be doing regardless of a security issue: Keep an eye on… Read More

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Polar Vortex Explained

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Two words almost guaranteed to send shivers down people’s spines for the rest of winter: polar vortex. Earlier this week the frigid Arctic air, not felt by large portions of the country in almost two decades, had many people muttering four-letter words at said polar vortex, Mother Nature and anyone or anything else people chose… Read More

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Kasich Launches Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

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Ohio is partnering with libraries, highway rest areas, clinics and facilities overseen by state agencies to build awareness about human trafficking. Gov. John Kasich's office made the announcement Thursday, during an annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Statehouse. Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor…. Read More

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Unique Children’s Book Illustration Exhibit Opening At OU-Lancaster

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When you open up a children’s book, the illustrations on each page take you back to your childhood. Have you ever wondered how an adult artist learns to create childlike drawings to illustrate children’s books? You can find out at Ohio University Lancaster. 

Children’s Book Illustrations: The Circle of Creativity will be on display in the Raymond S. Wilkes Galley for the Visual Arts from Jan. 22 to March 21.

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Vinton County Lady Vikings Dominate Meigs


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The Vinton County Lady Vikings dynamic offense rocked the scoreboard on Thursday night.  As snow fell in McArthur, Vinton County brought the heat on the court and took down Meigs 63-34 in a pivotal conference matchup. The Lady Vikings proved they are a force to be reckoned with in the TVC-Ohio.  Megan Dixon glued the… Read More