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OU Student’s Work Featured At Majestic Galleries


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In a series of installations that will include drawings, photographs and assemblages alongside sculpture and a recorded sound composition, Ohio University School of Art + Design MFA candidate Mateo Galvano will present a Painting + Drawing thesis exhibition entitled Catch and Release, on view April 4 through April 20 at Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville, Ohio…. Read More

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Key Part Of Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban Set To Be Ruled Unconstitutional

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Cincinnati area Attorney Al Gerhardstein, the attorney who has been fighting the state’s ban on recognizing gay marriages performed in other states for purposes of death and birth certificates, says Federal Judge Tim Black is poised to rule a key part of Ohio’s law unconstitutional. “What this means is Judge Black is saying that he… Read More

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Athens Film Fest Returns This Week


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The 2014 Athens International Film & Video Festival is right around the corner, kicking off this Friday, April 11, at the Athena Cinema. As in past years, the festival will once again host a multitude of movies–from foreign to domestic, comedy to documentary, experimental to traditional narratives–that will be of interest to everyone, regardless of… Read More

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Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate Addresses Local Democrats

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Hundreds of local Democrats gathered at the annual Athens County Democratic Party Spring Dinner Saturday evening to hear from local and state candidates, including Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald. FitzGerald, who currently serves as the county executive of Cuyahoga County, was the keynote speaker for the event. He will take on Gov. John Kasich… Read More

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Larry Jordan 600th win open house


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WAVERLY – The family of Larry Jordan, a longtime high school boys basketball coach in the area, has planned an open house to recognize his 600th career coaching win. According to Jackson County daily, the open house will be held at Grace United Methodist Church's Family Life Center in Waverly from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30… Read More

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Oak Hill Man Gets 7 Years In Prison For Burglary

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An Oak Hill man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for burglarizing a Jefferson Township home. "This case is yet another example of our concerted effort to deliver serious punishment for burglars targeting citizens of Jackson County," Jackson County Prosecutor Justin Lovett said following the sentencing. The incarceration of George Collins, of West… Read More

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Dangerous Police Chase Ends in Arrest


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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A man is facing eight charges after an early morning pursuit that lasted nearly half an hour. Officers with the Huntington detachment of West Virginia State Police arrested Terry Gene Garner, 48, for running red lights, stop signs and almost hitting oncoming vehicles. According to the criminal complaint, Garner's wife called… Read More