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Copperheads Clinch Playoff Berth


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By Ian Ording – Copperheads Staff Writer In front of 1,010 fans, the Southern Ohio Copperheads, presented by OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, clinched a playoff berth with a 6-5 victory in the “Civil War” against Northern Ohio Baseball Club. Northern Ohio (6-26) quickly took the lead, managing a run in the top of the first inning that… Read More

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Audio: New Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

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The number of universities and colleges in Ohio going tobacco-free is on the rise. Starting on August 1st, Ohio University and Hocking College will apply new policies regarding the use of tobacco on campus. The new policies include the ban of all kinds of tobacco use, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, oral tobacco, chewing tobacco, smokeless… Read More

Inmate Found Dead in Jail Cell

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GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) – A sheriff says an inmate found hanging in his county jail cell in southern Ohio has died and the state is investigating. Brown County Sheriff Dwayne Wenninger’s statement Friday says the inmate found around 8 p.m. Thursday was pronounced dead at a hospital. Wenninger’s office is referring calls to the state’s… Read More

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LISTEN: 2015 Newport Folk Festival


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Listen to NPR’s live coverage of the 2015 Newport Folk Festival, July 24-26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. WOUB’s Josh Antonuccio is at the fest and will be providing photos and other content throughout the weekend. Follow Josh on Twitter @joshantonuccio.