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Ohio National Guard To Help Form New Cyber Protection Team

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A cyber protection team of soldiers from Army National Guard units in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan will be among the first of three such teams beginning work this fall to support the military’s cyber defense efforts. Ohio’s interim adjutant general said Wednesday that the team will consist of 39 soldiers. Maj. Gen. Mark Bartman says… Read More

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After Veto Last Year, West Virginia Lawmakers Clear Abortion Ban

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Lawmakers are sending Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks conception, similar to one he vetoed last year. The Senate passed the proposal 29-5 Wednesday. The House passed it earlier this month. The bill provides some exemptions for women in medical emergencies. Rape and incest aren’t exempted. Proponents have cited… Read More

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Rates For City Parking Garage Slated To Increase In May

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In order to raise revenue to make repairs to the Athens Municipal Parking Garage, Council has proposed increased parking fees for the garage beginning in May. Legislation was introduced during Monday’s Athens City Council meeting to increase the parking fees at metered spaces as well as monthly parking spaces beginning May 1. The proposal would… Read More

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Preparations Underway For Athens Beautification Day

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The Ohio University and Athens community are gearing up for the annual Athens Beautification Day, which will be held on April 19. The annual event provides an opportunity for OU students and employees, as well as city residents and officials, to work side-by-side while doing beautification projects around the city and beyond. Athens Beautification Day… Read More

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Students Of Great Recession: Transfers Rising, Completions Declining

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There’s been a push in the last decade to accurately calculate college graduation rates as a way to address the education gaps between low-income students and their more affluent peers President Barack Obama upped the ante in 2009 when he promised in his first speech to a joint session of Congress to provide the resources… Read More