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The Interfaith Peace Walk brought together more than 150 Athens residents and Ohio University students to memorialize the September 11th terrorist attacks and to pursue peace among different groups. The event, in its fourth year, was organized by the Better Together campaign at United Campus Ministries. Reverend Evan Young, the campus minister at United Campus… Read More
On the lawn of the Ohio Statehouse, passersby pause to reflect on the 13th Anniversary of 9/11. Here are the sights and sounds from Columbus.
With the recent police shooting and protest in Ferguson, Missouri, people across the country are speaking out. Here in Athens, Students for Law, Justice and Culture are discussing the topic in the "Racism, Policing and Struggles for Justice in Ferguson" panel. The faculty panel will take place tonight and cover issues such as the bias… Read More
Traditional bake sales are not something the Clean and Safe Halloween Committee is interested in to gain donations for added Halloween safety and security. Instead, they will use the pies to push into faces. Brandon Thompson, who organized the Kickstarter campaign on behalf of the Halloween Committee, hopes to earn $4,000 in donations for added… Read More
The bitter taste of last years’ lost to West Jefferson is still very much on the minds of the Jackson Ironmen. Jackson coach Andy Hall and the Ironmen distinctly remember last year’s meeting where the Roughriders cruised their way to a 42-7 victory. “We went up there last year and didn’t play well, at all,”… Read More
It is pretty uncommon for a high school football team to average more than 400 yards of total offense. However, on Friday night there will be two teams that put up those numbers when the Point Pleasant Big Blacks (2-0) host the Wayne Pioneers (2-0), in what is also a rematch of a 2011 West… Read More
Ohio Department Of Transportation News Release – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) announced the $200 million Route 33 Nelsonville Bypass project made the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition top 10 projects. Since making America’s Top 10 Transportation Projects, the project is now up for the grand prize and People’s Choice… Read More
Ohio soccer coach Aaron Rodgers believes his team is primed to compete with the top teams in the Mid-American Conference this season. Showcase reporter Matthew Doyle talks with Rodgers and the players to learn the meaning behind #ItIsTime.
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed a 22-person committee to study bullying and how to stop it. The committee members include 11-year-old Morgan Guess of Paducah, who was diagnosed with clinical depression after being bullied as an 8-year-old. The experience prompted Guess and her mother, Susan, to start the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation. The… Read More
Federal health officials are in Charleston this week discussing options for medical monitoring after a January chemical spill contaminated water supplies to 300,000 people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health officials say they are a few weeks to a month away from deciding how to track people's long-term health. … Read More