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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Senate is considering a bill that would create one set of statewide regulations for ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The lawmakers’ work comes as Uber plans to expand its Ohio workforce by adding 10,000 more drivers in the state next year, including 3,000 in Columbus alone. Sponsors… Read More
An undergradute junior worked his way up in the football program where now, he’s working with the cornerbacks and safeties as a coach. Meet Kenny Lucky.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Federal authorities say Cincinnati-based regional bank Fifth Third Bancorp has agreed to an $18 million settlement to resolve allegations that black and Hispanic borrowers had to pay higher auto loan rates. Federal officials say the settlement announced Monday includes compensation for borrowers who were overcharged and requires changes and monitoring of the… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – An Ohio man has pleaded guilty in West Virginia to health care fraud. Thirty-six-year-old Joshua Petrie of Proctorville, Ohio, entered the plea Monday in federal court in Huntington. Petrie worked as a sales representative for several out-of-state companies that sold and distributed knee and back braces from a medical practice in… Read More
The Movement Organization, a student dance group at Ohio University, will present its annual concert this Thursday, Oct.1 and Friday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Putnam Hall’s Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater. The Movement Concert features choreography by student members of the organization and includes 10 unique dance pieces ranging in style and technique. John… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is giving the state of Ohio nearly $1.3 million to help stem the manufacturing of methamphetamine and related crime. The grant announced Monday and going to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation will help investigate activities related to the manufacture and distribution of the illicit street… Read More
As the number of sexual offenses reported on Ohio University’s campus continues to rise, a community conversation on the topic is scheduled for tonight. There have now been nine reported sexual offenses on Ohio University’s campus this academic year, most recently an allegation of gross sexual imposition and two reports of rapes this weekend in… Read More