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Ohio University Trustees To Adopt University ‘Completion Plan’ At March Meetings

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In its March meetings starting Thursday, the Ohio University Board of Trustees will discuss and adopt a university "Completion Plan," which aims to increase first-year retention rates, graduation rates and more. The plan is in accordance with an Ohio House bill requiring universities to "adopt an institution-specific strategic completion plan" by no later than June… Read More

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Freedom Industries Submits Plans To Demolish Facility

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The company at the center of a chemical spill into 300,000 West Virginians' drinking water has submitted plans to demolish its facility. Freedom Industries on Wednesday sent the state Department of Environmental Protection plans to decommission its Charleston tanks. Freedom is under state orders to start deconstructing its facility by Saturday. It's unclear when Freedom… Read More

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Winter Weather Causing Accidents In Northern Ohio, Southern Part Of The State Bracing For Snow

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Authorities in northern Ohio say two people have been killed and a trooper seriously injured in crashes involving at least 50 vehicles on the Ohio Turnpike. Pileups in the snow stretched across a two-mile section in the eastbound lanes of the toll road Wednesday afternoon midway between Toledo and Cleveland. The State Highway Patrol says… Read More

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SEOAL Teams Petition To Join TVC

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Ohio’s oldest non-city athletic conference is on the brink of disintegrating. Gallia Academy, Jackson, Warren, and Logan have all petitioned to join the Tri-Valley Conference. The TVC Board of Control will discuss adding new members into the 45-year old league at a closed-door Wednesday tonight.    Gallia Academy, Jackson, and Warren submitted a letter of interest to… Read More

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Eighteen Coal Permits Lapsed At Ohio EPA

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Eighteen coal facilities in Ohio are operating with expired pollution-discharge permits under an agency where allegations of coal-industry influence arose during a personnel flap last year. An Associated Press review of Ohio Environmental Protection Agency records finds 13 of the 18 have expired since Republican Gov. John Kasich took office in 2011, about a quarter… Read More