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Mumps Outbreak Spreads Beyond OSU Campus


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The Ohio State University mumps outbreak is now spreading beyond the college campus and into the Columbus community.  In the past month, the virus has infected more than 40 people connected to the OSU campus. This week, almost 20 people with no connection to the OSU community are already infected. Morgan Hall, a junior at… Read More

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West Virginia Governor Tomblin’s Brother Pleading Guilty To Drug Charges

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West Virginia Gov. Earl Tomblin's brother has pleaded guilty to a drug charge in Federal Court. WSAZ reports that Carl Tomblin admitted in court this morning to distributing Oxymorphone, which is a prescription painkiller, in Logan County. He was placed on home confinement after he tested positive for taking Valium. During the hearing it was… Read More

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife To Donate $11 Million to West Virginia

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute about $11 million to West Virginia for conservation and recreation projects. The funding comes from excise taxes on sales of sporting firearms, ammunition, archery equipment, fishing equipment and tackle, and electric outboard motors. It also includes revenue from fuel taxes on motorboats and small engines. West Virginia… Read More

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Page Given ‘Hall Of Fame’ Honors To Kick Off OU Communication Week

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The Scripps College of Communication is observing Communication Week 2014. Events kicked off Monday afternoon with Visual Communication Day speakers and continued in the evening with the induction of 1969 alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence E. Page, into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame. Page has been a Chicago Tribune columnist and a member… Read More

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HCSO Detectives Investigate Murder/Suicide in Murray City

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Hocking County Sheriff’s Office investigated a murder/suicide in Murray City Saturday afternoon.At about 4:30 p.m., dispatchers at Hocking County 911 transferred a call to HCSO from the 18-year-old daughter of the deceased, reporting the apparent murder/suicide of her parents. The daughter also said that her 16-year-old brother was in the home at the time of… Read More