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Hundreds Participate In Geocaching Competition


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The world's largest geocaching event was held in Athens March 27-30. The Midwest Open Geocaching Adventure (MOGA) attracted people from all over the United States, some traveling from as far as Alaska. Geocaching is described as a real-life treasure hunt, using GPS receivers and coordinates to find objects hidden almost anywhere. Lenie Holbrook, local geocaching… Read More

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Cleveland Group Promotes Alternate Nuclear Power

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It has the makings of a classic conspiracy theory. Government scientists in the 1960’s developed a smaller, potentially safer form of nuclear power using a cheap and abundant fuel, only to have the program mothballed and kept secret for decades. The Thorium Molten-Salt reactor was one of several nuclear reactor designs developed at Tennessee’s Oak… Read More

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Appalachian Prisons Symposium To Be Held At WVU

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 A symposium on the prison infrastructure in Appalachia will be held at West Virginia University in April. The three-day Educational Justice & Appalachian Prisons Symposium will run from April 4 to April 6. The university says events will include roundtables with people who've been imprisoned, teachers inside prisons, corrections administrators, judges, law and humanities faculty,… Read More

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West Virginia Redistricting Resulted In Simple Swap

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The complicated redistricting process prompted by population shifts resulted in one simple change in West Virginia's congressional districts. After two legislative committees adjusted political district boundaries to ensure equal representation, and an ensuing lawsuit challenging the plan was dismissed, Mason County was moved from the 2nd to the 3rd congressional district. A more ambitious draft… Read More

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OU Alumnus’ “OJ: The Musical” Opens Athens International Film Festival

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An Ohio University alumnus’ mockumentary film about a theater company that produces a musical about O.J. Simpson will be the opening film at the Athens International Film and Video Festival on April 11. Jeff Rosenberg, originally from Shaker Heights, graduated from OU in 2004 with a BFA in playwriting. He has since pursued a career… Read More

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Aging and the Arts: Expert to Give Talk at OU


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On April 3, national aging expert Linda Noelker will deliver a talk on how older adults can stay healthy by participating in the arts. Noelker, senior vice president of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and board president for the National Center for Creative Aging, will discuss: • Research evidence that older adults’ participation in… Read More