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Ohio Correction Employees Picket For Safe Prisons


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Members of the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA) picketed Monday in front of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) demanding safer prisons. Correction employees along with medical personnel, parole officers, and prison teachers joined the group to protest what they say are unsafe working conditions in Ohio prisons. The group cites cuts… Read More

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State-By-State Look At Gay Marriage Bans

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State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The high court Monday cleared the way for more expansion by turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit it. The court's decision effectively made gay marriage… Read More

Nuit Blanche 2014 (Brooke Herbert Hayes/WOUB)

PHOTOS: 2014 Nuit Blanche Athens


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Uptown Athens was transformed into a de facto art gallery on Saturday night during the second annual Nuit Blanche Athens. Community members and Ohio University students enjoyed and participated in art installations, performances (music, film, dance, performance art), ‘themed’ social gatherings and other activities. Photos by Brooke Herbert Hayes.

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Sweet Sorghum Syrup

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Could this old fashioned sweetener enjoyed by Southerners and Midwesterners up until the early to mid- 1900s be making a comeback? Or, is the process of making the syrup an art form that is disappearing? Due to refined sugar being more available and cheaper than its counterpart, sorghum’s appeal lacked luster and use died down…. Read More