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Track And Field Travels To Wake Forest Open


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Coming off a solid showing at the Wake Forest Open, the Ohio University track and field team will travel to Nashville, Tenn., on Friday to compete in the two-day Vanderbilt Black & Gold meet. The Bobcats will be looking to improve upon last week’s performance and qualify more athletes for the Mid-American Conference Championships. Ohio… Read More

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Hailey Hrynewich Named Mid-American Conference Women’s Golfer Of The Week

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Ohio freshman Hailey Hrynewich was named the Mid-American Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week on Thursday. Hrynewich’s 218 (+2) three round score in the 2014 Morehead State University Ocala Spring Invitational marks the best individual 54-hole score in Bobcat history.  The freshman’s third place finish is the best performance by a Bobcat golfer since Angela… Read More

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Athens County Named Certified Local Government for Historic Preservation

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The city of Athens has been designated as a Certified Local Government for Historic Preservation. The recognition, jointly administered by the National Park Service and the Ohio Historic Society's Historic Preservation Office. Athens City planner Paul Logue says achieving CLG designation was a stated goal in the city's comprehensive plan. Communities must be nominated to… Read More

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ITS Day Teaches Students Financial and Computer Information

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Ohio University's School of Information and Telecommunication Systems presented information about security on Thursday. The school's annual ITS day was held in Baker Center Conference Rooms. The series titled, "Security Matters," aimed to inform and educate students about computer and financial safety by featuring various speakers and panelists. Speakers and panelists were actively discussing innovations… Read More

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New Financial Advisor Wants To Move Industry In New Direction

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Phil Ratcliff is doing something many financial advisors left behind long ago: putting the client’s interest first. With a combined decade of experience with American Express Financial Advisors and then Axa, Ratcliff left the bigger companies to form Rebel Financial. The chip-on-the-shoulder name says something about his new approach to financial advising. He’s introducing a… Read More

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OU To Host Eclectic String Quintet


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Ohio University will welcome Sybarite5 to the Baker Center Theater on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. As the first string quintet ever selected as a winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition in its 60-year history, the group is described as "a must see spring performance for all ages." From Mozart to Radiohead,… Read More

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Lt. Rodney Smith Sworn In As Interim Athens County Sheriff


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There’s a new sheriff in town. Well, almost. The Athens County Commissioners have appointed Rodney Smith to the position of acting interim sheriff of Athens County during Pat Kelly’s suspension. “I’m feeling excited,” said Smith,” I feel really good about this.” Athens County Prosecuting Attorney Keller Blackburn said Smith will serve as acting interim sheriff until… Read More

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Region Reflects On 50 Anniversary Of LBJ’s ‘War On Poverty’

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President Lyndon B. Johnson’s visit to Athens in May of 1964 marked the beginning of his revolutionary War on Poverty and Great Society campaigns that changed America forever. Fifty years later, a unique partnership between campus and community will allow Ohio University and the Southeastern Ohio region to reflect upon his visit, and its impact… Read More

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Jail Commission Able To Move Forward With Roof Project

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State legislation approved this week makes it possible for Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville to move forward with a much-needed roof repair. The legislation allows Ohio’s regional jail commissions to borrow money for capital improvements. It was approved by the Ohio Senate unanimously at the end of October, and the House approved it last… Read More