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Healthcare Colleague Endorses Cosgrove As Head Of VA

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Obama’s top pick to head Veterans Affairs is Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove. One healthcare colleague gives Cosgrove a hearty endorsement to straighten out the troubled system. Neither the Clinic nor the White House is confirming the report. But James Weinstein, CEO of New Hamphire’s Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical… Read More

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Ohio Graduation, Testing Changes Clear Senate

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Ohio high school students beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise nearing approval. The Ohio Senate approved the changes Wednesday, and the House had a vote scheduled. New rules would begin with this fall's ninth-graders. They reduce elective requirements and establish seven… Read More

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Budding Entrepreneurs And Advocates Fear SEC Revision Could Cut Ranks Of Investors

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Start-up companies and investor groups are troubled over a proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC may raise requirements for accredited investors, people allowed by U-S Securities Law to invest in private companies. They say if the revised rules are approved, that the ranks of angel investors could suffer. From OPR member station,… Read More

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World-Renowned Guitarist Returns To Southeast Ohio

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Australian guitar virtuoso Geoff Achison is no stranger to Southeast Ohio, having been invited to teach and perform at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch every year since 1998.

This week, Achison returns to the region for two performances: a solo show in Jackson on Thursday, and group performance at Uncle Buck's in New Marshfield. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg talks with the award-winning guitarist.