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Freedom Industries’ Change of Course

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WSAZ reports that Freedom Industries revealed at a bankruptcy court hearing that they will eventually shut down as the investigation into the chemical spill continues. Attorney Mark Freedlander representing Freedom Industries said that after recognizing the costs while remaining in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, continuing business seems impractical. Attorneys said the company plans to transition it's… Read More

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Young girls lead police on chase

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Two 13-year-old girls are facing charges after leading police on a chase last weekend that ended in a crash. The chase, according to Gallipolis Police Department and Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, began at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday near 2100 Eastern Avenue. According to WSAZ, police initially tried to pull the driver over in Gallipolis after… Read More

Ohio University Press Celebrates 50 Years


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Fifteen-hundred books in 50 years. That’s the milestone the Ohio University Press is celebrating Friday at their offices in Athens. Various events have been held throughout the week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the OU Press including poetry readings, historical discussions, and an open house at the Ohio University press offices. In its 50… Read More

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Ohio Aims To Stop Akron Duo

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After a promising 8-7 (3-1) start that carried hoards of momentum and confidence, Ohio’s desperation to break its losing streak grows with every game. The nine-game stretch has deflated the young squad and Saturday’s match-up against Akron presents another stiff test. When these two squads last met, Akron’s offense was clicking on all cylinders. The… Read More

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“LadyBug” Author To Speak At OU-Lancaster

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Carole Amber’s children’s book, The Gift of the LadyBug, is helping young people around the nation cope with struggles, tragedy or loss in their lives. Writing the book also helped its author turn one of the most difficult experiences of her life into a celebration of ladybugs.

Amber’s son, TJ, died in April, 2009 at 14 months old due to complications from Leigh syndrome. It was during this dark time in Amber’s life that a story about two horses who become the parents of a ladybug came to life.

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Rain Affects Ohio Baseball Schedule


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The rain has caught up to the Ohio baseball team yet again, this time forcing their game on Friday to be postponed to Saturday. The Buffalo Wild Wings Battle at the Beach now consists of four games to be played out in two doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. The ‘Cats will open up against Liberty… Read More

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Absentee Voting Creating Uproar In Ohio Senate

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Ohio's Democratic Party chairman says he expects the organization to file a federal lawsuit over an absentee-ballot measure passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature. State Rep. Chris Redfern, the party's chairman, says Democrats believe the measure violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection, along with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The bill would let… Read More

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N’dour: Mo Than Dunks & Dreds


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WOUB's Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Alex Stec showcases Ohio men's basketball forward Maurice N'dour to tell you there's much more to him than just dunking and dreds. He comes all the way from Mbour, Senegal and has been a huge factor for the bobcats this year.