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Marshall University Expands Neuroscience Program

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has expanded its neuroscience program. The university is creating separate departments of neurosurgery and neurology. Joseph I. Shapiro, dean of the school of medicine, says Anthony Alberico will become chairman of the department of neurosurgery. Alberico received his medical degree from the… Read More

Democratic Panel To Meet On Ohio Redistricting Endorsement

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An internal panel charged with recommending whether the Ohio Democratic Party should endorse the legislative map-making changes going before fall voters is convening again. The party’s screening committee meets privately Wednesday. Any recommendation heads next to the party’s Executive Committee, which has the final say on whether Democrats urge support for… Read More

President, Investigator Depositions Proceed in OSU Band Case

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A judge has ordered depositions to proceed on schedule in the discrimination lawsuit of Ohio State University’s fired band director. In a Tuesday order, U.S. District Judge James Graham declined to postpone questioning of university President Michael Drake and compliance investigator Chris Glaros about circumstances surrounding the firing of Jonathan Waters… Read More

Federal Grants to Fight Drug Abuse Aim to Help Ohio Counties

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government has awarded $265,000 in grants to fight heroin and prescription painkiller abuse in 13 Ohio counties. The money from the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy will help counties designated as Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas. They are: Adams, Cuyahoga, Fairfield, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Lucas, Mahoning,… Read More