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Chief Justice To Appoint Commission To Consider Athens County Sheriff Suspension

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After a request today by the Ohio Attorney General, Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor will have 14 days to appoint a special three-judge commission to consider the suspension of Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly who’s been charged with felonies relating to official conduct in office. Ohio Revised Code section 3.16 outlines the process and… Read More

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Chief Justice to Appoint Commission to Consider Athens County Sheriff Suspension

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After a request today by the Ohio Attorney General, Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor will have 14 days to appoint a special three-judge commission to consider the suspension of Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly who’s been charged with felonies relating to official conduct in office. Ohio Revised Code section 3.16 outlines the process and… Read More

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West Virginia Water Cleanup Act

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West Virginia residents and small businesses affected by a water-use ban will receive credits for clearing out their water systems. West Virginia American Water will give small businesses a 2,000-gallon credit worth about $20 per water bill. The credit for 5,280 affected small businesses also accounts for flushing their systems and additional cleaning requirements. Residents… Read More

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Cabell County Prosecuter Appointed

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Cabell County Prosecutor Chris Chiles has been appointed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to replace David Pancake as 6th Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Cabell County. According to WSAZ, the announcement was made Tuesday afternoon on Tomblin's Twitter account. Pancake officially retired on Friday, after serving 16 years on the bench, and Chiles' appointment became effective… Read More

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Finding Balance In Life Without Cooper


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Few gave as much credence to the possibility of success for this season’s Ohio Bobcats when compared to seasons past. It wasn’t for tepidness toward head coach Jim Christian’s first true recruiting class. Rather, it seemed to be a fear of the unknown more than anything else. How would Ohio survive without star point guard… Read More

2014 OU World Music & Dance Concert (Brooke Herbert Hayes/WOUB)

PHOTOS: 2014 OU World Music and Dance Concert


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Ohio University's fourth annual World Music and Dance Festival wrapped up on Saturday, Feb. 1 with a concert held in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

 The festival, co-founded and directed by Associate Professor of Multicultural Music Education Paschal Yao Younge and his wife Zelma Badu-Younge, associate professor in the Division of Dance, "introduces different ways of conceptualizing the arts and potentially opens up new avenues of creativity, expression and aesthetic appreciation for students," according to Yao Younge. We hope you enjoy these concert photos, courtesy of WOUB student photographer Brooke Herbert Hayes.

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Ice Storm Warning Issued For Area Counties


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A winter storm warning has been replaced with a rarely issued ice storm warning for some counties in Southeast Ohio. Hocking, Pike, Ross and Scioto Counties as well as Adams, Brown Clermont, Hamilton and Highland Counties are listed in the warning area. The warning was posted for 4 p.m. Tuesday through 10 a.m. Wednesday. The… Read More