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Ohio Softball Opener Moved

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The Ohio softball 2014 home opener against Wright State was moved to Friday, March 14. The Bobcats will be up to the plate at 2 p.m. The 'Cats were originally scheduled to host a doubleheader against the Raiders on Wednesday. The contest was moved due to the predicted weather forecast.

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Investigators Attribute West Virginia Pipeline Blast To Corrosion

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Federal investigators say corrosion caused a 2012 pipeline rupture and explosion in West Virginia that destroyed several homes and cooked a stretch of Interstate 77. A report released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board says investigators found severe external corrosion that reduced the thickness of the pipeline wall to about 30 percent of its… Read More

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Gee Approved As New WVU President

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The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved Gordon Gee's appointment as West Virginia University's permanent president. The commission's decision came Monday during a special meeting in Charleston. The university's Board of Governors had voted last week to amend the search process and name the 70-year-old Gee as president. Gee was named interim president… Read More

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OU To Break Ground On New Facility In Dublin

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Ohio University will break ground on an 86,000-square-foot facility at its Dublin campus on March 19. The building will house OU’s new Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Practice. The three-story Dublin Integrated Education Center is scheduled to open in April 2015.  It will facilitate academic partnerships with Columbus State Community College and other Central Ohio… Read More

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West Virginia Lawmakers Pass Law To Regulate Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

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Legislation to regulate and improve the training of nurses who collect forensic evidence in sexual assault cases was passed by West Virginia Legislature. The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Commission would regulate Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, or registered nurses who are trained to care for sexual assault victims at the county and state levels. The bill… Read More