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DuPont Jury Reaches Verdict

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical from a DuPont plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia, has been awarded $1.6 million. Her lawsuit is one of two test cases that could influence thousands of similar lawsuits about the chemical company’s discharging of C8 into the… Read More

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration


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PBS HONORS INFLUENTIAL TV ICON WITH CAREER-SPANNING DOCUMENTARY “MARY TYLER MOORE: A CELEBRATION”  Tuesday, October 13 • 8 PM  Not only did Mary Tyler Moore “turn the world on with her smile,” as her show’s theme song declared, she also influenced a generation of women to become more independent and to pursue successful and fulfilling careers. Moore’s… Read More

The film "Cotton Road" follows the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain.

Film Series Highlights Sustainable Living


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Kelee Riesbeck talks with Loraine McCosker, Environmental Studies Outreach coordinator at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and Ohio University student Janice Bruce about the Common Experience Project on Sustainability’s fall film series. The series, which is being screened free of charge at the Athena Cinema every… Read More

Proposed Legislation Could Eliminate New Application, Background Check for Security Guards

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Security guards and private investigators would receive a single identification card they could take from job to job under a bill before Ohio lawmakers. The proposed legislation would eliminate the current requirement that a new application, background check and fees be submitted each time a guard or investigator switches jobs. The… Read More