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LGBT Community Pushes For Policy For Alternate Names


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In conjunction with Pride Week, the Ohio University LGBT Center organized an event Wednesday to discuss the listing of alternate names in the university database with OU officials.  Dine n' Discuss brought together over 30 students and faculty members who expressed their opinion on the "Preferred Name Policy." The policy, initiated by Taylor Hufford, Ohio… Read More

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OU Residence Assistants Soon To Be Limited To One Campus Job

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A recent policy clarification from Residential Housing regarding the maximum amount of hours a student can work each week may restrict resident assistants from having other jobs on campus. Limiting students to a 20-hour work week has been a campus policy for several years. However, Ohio University's Human Resources department wanted a definite number from… Read More

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Komisarz-Baugh Brings Hefty Resume To Ohio Swimming

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Former Associate Men’s and Women’s swim coach at the University of Louisville Rachel Komisarz-Baugh has been named the new Bobcats’ Swimming and Diving head coach.  Komisarz-Baugh helped to turn the Louisville program into a championship contender over the last five years. Louisville’s women’s program is currently ranked No. 13 nationally, and the university’s men’s program… Read More

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Athens Woman Pleads in Prostitution Case, Agrees to Testify Against Sex Offender

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Update: An Athens woman at the forefront of a prostitution investigation has pleaded guilty and will spend the next five years in prison. The plea came with the understanding that she would testify against a registered sex offender who is not currently charged in the investigation. Aileen Mays, 27, appeared in Athens County Common Pleas… Read More

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Hundreds Still Remain On Hocking County Low-income Housing List


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Hundreds are on the waiting list for low-income housing assistance in Hocking County despite there being no new affordable housing projects since 2006. The Logan Daily reports that Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority currently provides low-income housing assistance to 164 households in Hocking County but hundreds remain on the waiting list. Nathan Blatchley, Executive Director of… Read More

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Strickland To Become President Of Center For American Progress Action Fund

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Ohio's former governor has been named head of the advocacy arm of a progressive think tank in Washington. Democrat Ted Strickland says he'll become president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund on April 1. Strickland said the job entails blogging and traveling around the country talking about liberal causes such as minimum-wage increases,… Read More

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West Virginia Seasonal Unemployment Rising

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West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 6 percent in February. WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed residents rose 500 in January to 47,700. In the goods-producing sector, employment losses were seen in construction, mining and logging, while the state experienced job gains in manufacturing. In the service sector, employment gains… Read More