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Ohio University, Athens Undergoing Summer Construction


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Summer construction is in full swing at Ohio University. The wide array of projects include road, building and utility work. The university and City of Athens aim to progress on the projects with minimal disruption to events and activities.  Campus projects are occurring at College Green, the Housing Development Plan Construction, South Green Drive Extension,… Read More

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Saved By Grace, Through Faith

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“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” So says Proverbs 27:17, a Biblical verse from the Old Testament that a few Ohio University softball players adhere to. Those players are also members of the Athletes in Action community on campus. It is nothing out of the ordinary to identify as a Christian in… Read More

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Ohio House Committee Votes To Raise Tax On Oil And Gas Drilling

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A state House committee has narrowly approved legislation raising Ohio's tax on oil and gas drilling despite objections from Democrats and anti-tax Republicans. It cleared the Ways and Means Committee by a single vote Tuesday, after years of debate. The full House could vote Wednesday. The compromise imposes a 2.5-percent severance tax on horizontal wells,… Read More

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West Virginia Coal Mine Accident


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State and federal officials say two mine workers who were trapped when the ground failed in a West Virginia mine have died. The incident occured about 8:45 p.m. Monday at Brody Mine No. 1 in Boone County, about 50 miles south of Charleston. The state Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training identifies the workers… Read More

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Thousands More Ohioans Covered By Medicaid Insurance

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Roughly 185,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program. Gov. John Kasich's administration moved forward last fall with extending Medicaid eligibility to cover thousands more people under the federal health overhaul. Coverage took effect Jan. 1. Ohio's monthly report on Medicaid caseloads shows that 184,671 people have gained coverage through… Read More