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Marathon Ties Among Potential JobsOhio Conflicts

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The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio. The privatized economic-development entity spearheaded by Gov. John Kasich says Marathon CEO Gary Heminger and Steven Davis, who served simultaneously on JobsOhio's and… Read More

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Science on Screen Series Continues with “There Will Be Blood”


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The Athena Cinema recently announced that it had been chosen as the recipient of the Science on Screen grant for a third year. The events pair a short talk with a scientist or technology expert with a film.

On Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., Ohio University Russ Professor of Chemical Engineering Srdjan Nesic will give a short talk on his work before a screening of the Academy Award-winning film There Will Be Blood. The event is free and open to the public.

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Local Horror Film To Hit The Big Screen


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A future cult-classic is born. Host Robin Barnes talks with the Executive Producers of "When Night Comes", Glenn Martin and Alex Couladis, about the upcoming screening of this locally shot and produced slasher-flick. After a handful of extremely successful local screenings, "When Night Comes" will make its way to the Athena Cinema on October 9th,… Read More

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New WV Superintendent Releases Schools Plan

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West Virginia's new superintendent of schools has released his goals for improving the state's public education system, including a focus on improving student attendance and graduation rates. Michael Martirano presented the plan to the state Board of Education on Wednesday. The plan would increase pre-kindergarten offerings in all elementary schools and early childhood learning centers,… Read More