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Five Softball Players Named All-American Scholar Athletes

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The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named five Ohio softball players All-American Scholar Athletes. Sam Bowlsbey, Madison Claytor, Adrienne Gebele, Raven King and Taylor Saxton all received this award for academic excellence. Bowlsbey, a senior outfielder, recorded a 3.644 GPA in Sports Management. Junior Claytor led the ‘Cats with a 3.765 GPA in Pre-Sport Management, while Saxton, a redshirt-… Read More

New Executive-in-Residence Helps New Start-Up Businesses Launch and Grow

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With over a decade of experience in university-based entrepreneurship, Lee Groeschl has joined the staff of TechGROWTH Ohio and the Ohio University Innovation Center to help start-up businesses launch and grow in this region. As part of a team of Executives-in-Residence, Groeschl assists entrepreneurial teams in the areas of intellectual property protection, legal issues, regulatory… Read More

Police Officer Bites Woman

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CLEVELAND (AP) – A Cleveland woman says an off-duty city police officer bit her during an argument and then attempted to stop her from leaving the home where the incident occurred. Northeast Ohio Media Group reports 34-year-old Patrolman Mister Jackson was arrested and charged with abduction Saturday. He is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Cleveland… Read More

Women More Prominent in W. Va. Agriculture


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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Women’s role in agriculture in West Virginia is becoming more prominent. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 29 percent of farmers in the state are women, or 9,320. West Virginia University assistant professor Doolarie Singh-Knights tells The State Journal (http://bit.ly/1RC6Ipk ) that the rate of women in West Virginia entering farming… Read More

Ohio Leaves Response Plans for Campus Shooters to Colleges

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio takes a hands-off approach to “active shooter” training on college campuses, leaving the policies up to schools to develop. A review by The Associated Press shows that eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre prompted tighter campus security measures, some universities make active shooter training mandatory for incoming students, while… Read More