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Fuss, Ohio Adjust To Head Coaching Change


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Longtime assistant coach Aaron Fuss of the Ohio men’s basketball team chimed in on how the team has handled the last few months with the departure of head coach Jim Christian. “We’ve gone from a lot of different highs and lows,” Fuss said. “With the coaching change and everything like that, there’s definitely a lot… Read More

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Suspect Charged With Luring Man Using Craigslist Ad Pleads Guilty

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One of two men charged with luring a man to an apartment using a Craigslist advertisement pleaded guilty in Athens County Common Pleas Court Tuesday. Michael Nowell was indicted on charges of aggravated robbery, conspiracy and telecommunications fraud — all felonies — for an incident that took place in August. A superceding indictment was filed in… Read More

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OU Reaches $450 Million ‘Promise’ Fundraising Goal A Year Early

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A $2 million gift from two Ohio University employees has pushed the university’s The Promise Lives fundraising campaign past its $450 million goal more than a year ahead of schedule. The campaign aimed to raise $450 million in support of the university by June 30, 2015. A $2 million commitment from Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar and… Read More

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Nelsonville Fire Chief Placed On Leave

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An interim Nelsonville fire chief was appointed Monday evening after chief Dean Russell was placed on unpaid administrative leave last week. Following an executive session during Nelsonville City Council's meeting on Monday, Nelsonville Law Director Garry Hunter announced that Russell was placed on unpaid administrative leave last Wednesday. Russell has been with the city's fire… Read More

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Prisons Department Says It Will Up Dosage Of Execution Drugs

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The January execution of Dennis McGuire was the first time ever someone was put to death with the sedative midazolam and the opioid hydromorphone. It was the longest on record, veteran witnesses say McGuire appeared to be gasping, and McGuire’s family filed a lawsuit against the state. The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s review acknowledges… Read More

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Making Ohio University Laugh

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If you've spent time at Ohio University, you may have caught some comedy shows at Mem Aud, including the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Margaret Cho or Second City.

But OU doesn’t just host comedic talent — it produces it. Dozens of students perform weekly in front of live audiences as members of Blue Pencil Comedy or Black Sheep Improv. And many of them go on to hone their craft after their Athens years.

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Goodyear Suffers First Quarter Loss

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Goodyear posted a first-quarter loss of $58 million as it navigated a volatile situation in Venezuela. The tire company's loss amounted to 23 cents per share, compared with a profit of $26 million, or 10 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time items, including $132 million in charges related to the Venezuelan currency,… Read More