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Facebook Increases Gender Options


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For the last five years of its existence, Facebook has only allowed users to identify as either "male" or "female." Now, after working with LGBT advocacy groups, the site allows users to customize their gender and choose from a list of about 50 different gender identifiers. Some of these terms include gender fluid, pan-sexual, bi-gender… Read More

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Ohio University Students Give Out Free Hugs On Valentine’s Day

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Above, students give free hugs on Valentine's Day. Below is a commentary from OU freshman journalism student Bianca Hillier. First thing’s first: single ladies, rejoice! You survived the holiday season without any violent acts of ripping down the mistletoe or publicly cursing ABC Family for replaying the most nauseating Christmas love stories every night for… Read More

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Kasich Extends Propane Shipment Order

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has extended the state's energy emergency declaration by two weeks to allow continued speedy shipments of propane gas to ease a cold-weather shortage. The order extends until March 1 Kasich's original declaration of Jan. 18 allowing propane shippers to temporarily drive more hours and consecutive days than usual. Propane availability is… Read More