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Ohio Wins Home Dual With Kent State, 21-16


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Ohio beat rival Kent State on Friday at the Convocation Center, 21-16, backed by strong performances from Jeremy Johnson and Harrison Hightower. Ohio improves to 7-2 on the season, with a 3-2 Mid-American Conference record. The Bobcats will be back on the mat in Buffalo for a MAC dual Sunday. Results: Ohio 21, Kent State… Read More

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Three Bobcats Selected to Academic All-MAC Team

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Mid-American Conference faculty athletic representatives voted Ohio Bobcat football players Josh Kristoff, Kurt Laseak, and Travis Carrie to the Academic All-MAC Team on Friday. Junior Chase Cochran, senior Keith Moore, sophomore Ben Russell, junior Kendric Smith, and sophomore Josiah Yazdani also received Honorable Mention Academic All-MAC honors. Players receiving Academic All-MAC honors must have a… Read More

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Marijuana Seizure


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State troopers in Ohio have arrested an Oregon man after finding 32 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop in northeast Ohio. The State Highway Patrol says they stopped the 44-year-old driver for failing to signal along the Ohio Turnpike on Wednesday afternoon. The patrol says a drug-sniffing dog alerted to the… Read More

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West Virginia Water Crisis Continues


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An environmental official says the company in the West Virginia water crisis immediately knew a second chemical leaked from its plant into the river, telling its workers in an email. However, Freedom Industries did not let state government officials know about the second chemical, which was discovered in later testing. State environmental department official Mike… Read More

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Congressman Bill Johnson Visits Ohio University


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Invoking American leaders from George Washington to Ronald Reagan, Representative Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, spoke to Ohio University students last night about leadership and their potential. The students were all part of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology and were part of the Robe Leadership Institute Seminar and Engineering ambassadors. The congressman, who sits on… Read More

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New State Funding Formula Beneficial To OU

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While the state of Ohio’s new formula to fund public higher education institutions undoubtedly increases volatility into college and university budgets, Ohio University administrators say they are happy with the formula, which puts more emphasis on course and degree completion. State Share of Instruction is OU’s second largest revenue stream behind student tuition and fees…. Read More

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Status Of Special Grand Jury Unclear After Thursday’s Session

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UPDATE 11:19 a.m. Grand jurors looking into allegations relating to Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly left the Courthouse Thursday afternoon with the public having some unanswered questions. Will they be back or are they finished taking testimony? Ohio Assistant Attorney General James Roberts, one of the attorneys handling the case, was mum on the topic,… Read More

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Late Free Throws Push Athens Past N-Y


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The Athens Lady Bulldogs and Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes clashed for the second time this year in a Bulldogs 54-45 win. The two teams met over a month ago, with the Bulldogs sinking the Buckeyes in that contest as well. The Bulldogs used a strong night from versatile forward Hannah DeBruin, who cleaned up the boards… Read More