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A familiar face will be back on the sidelines for the Ohio men’s basketball team this season, as former Bobcat David McKinley has joined Saul Phillips’ coaching staff as a graduate assistant. McKinley spent four years with the team after joining the team as a walk-on in 2009, serving as the team captain for two… Read More
Courts continue to implement rules to control the use of new media like Facebook and Twitter in the courtroom while becoming more approving of the media sending real-time dispatches from court proceedings, according to a survey report released today by the Conference of Court Public Information Officers. The 2014 CCPIO New Media Survey contains the… Read More
State and local elected officials in Columbus are showing what Ohio's capital city has to offer as they make their pitch to host the Democratic Party's next presidential convention. A technical advisory team from the Democratic National Committee arrived in Columbus Wednesday to assess the city and see how much money has been raised to… Read More
C. David Snyder owes his former employees about $143,000. Following a federal investigation, a judge ordered the former CEO of Attevo to put that money back into the now defunct information technology company’s retirement plan. For the complete story from Crain's Cleveland Business click here.
Update 5:10 p.m. A state official says that Ohio has traditionally defined marriage as between a man and woman, and that same-sex marriage is too new to be considered a deeply rooted, fundamental right. State solicitor Eric Murphy argued Wednesday in favor of the ban on same-sex marriage passed by Ohio voters a decade ago. A… Read More
Officials say about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women's prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area. Prisons spokeswoman JoEllen Smith tells The Columbus Dispatch that inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville got rid of their meals Tuesday after a report circulated about… Read More
Friends and family are mourning the death of an 18-year-old man who died after falling 100 feet during a hike in a southeastern Ohio state park. Hocking County Coroner David Cummin says 18-year-old Zachary Doherty of Uniontown in Stark County was off the posted trail when he fell Sunday night in Hocking Hills State Park…. Read More
Ohio University has again dropped in the ranks of top party schools as published by The Princeton Review — this time landing at No. 13. OU topped the list in 2011, dropped to third in 2012 and down to seventh in 2013. For current and former Bobcats who pride themselves on being a party school,… Read More
In about 18 months, people in Portage County are likely to find out if an old World War II arsenal will become the third site in the nation to house interceptor missiles – the ground-based weapons designed to track and blow intercontinental ballistic missiles out of space. It’s a decision resting on everything from billion-dollar… Read More
For local music fans, it doesn't get much better than this weekend's Athens Community Music Festival. Now in its 16th year, Saturday's event will feature more than 30 acts spread out across six uptown venues, with proceeds benefiting several area non-profit organizations.
Progress is being made toward funding construction of a priority bridge for the Moonville Rail Trail, but more financial assistance is needed. The recreational trail, which extends from Zaleski in Vinton County to Mineral in Athens County, is a former railroad bed. However, when the railroad tracks were removed, multiple bridges also were taken out…. Read More