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Ferguson To Swim 100 Back, 100 Fly At NCAA Championships

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After a dominating performance in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, swimmer Addy Ferguson will represent Ohio at the NCAA Championships. The sophomore has been invited to race in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly competitions, starting March 20. Ferguson had outstanding showings in both the 100-yard backstroke (53.10) and 100-yard butterfly (53.48), taking first in both… Read More

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Gay Rights Bill Gets Hearing From Kentucky House Panel

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An ex-police officer who says he was fired because of his sexual orientation has urged Kentucky lawmakers to pass an anti-discrimination bill aimed at protecting gays. Former police Sgt. Kile Nave voiced support Wednesday for a measure that would prohibit discrimination against gays in employment, housing and public accommodations. Nave told the House Judiciary Committee… Read More

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OU-Lancaster, Festival Partnership Gets New Name, Act for Spring Show

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The covered bridge at OU-Lancaster has been the literal link between the campus and the Lancaster Festival for more than 25 years.

That’s one of the many reasons why a new name for a relatively new partnership between the Lancaster Festival and OUL, The Covered Bridge Music Series, seems to make perfect sense. Country singer Elizabeth Cook is scheduled to perform on April 25.

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Prosecutor: County Commissioners Can Appoint Acting Interim Sheriff If It Becomes Necessary

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The Athens County Commissioners have been given a legal opinion from the county prosecutor that they would have the authority to appoint an acting interim sheriff until the Athens County Democratic Central Committee decides on an appointee. A special commission appointed by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor has been considering whether Sheriff Patrick… Read More

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First Corporate ‘Habitat For Humanity’ House Ready For Family In Nelsonville

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Melinda King and her family were given the keys to their new Nelsonville home on Tuesday. The Habitat for Humanity House on Elizabeth Street was the result of the hard work and funds contributed by employees of Rocky Brands and other community volunteers. Ground was broken for the first ever corporate-sponsored Habitat house in June… Read More