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OU Student Diagnosed with Viral Meningitis


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Ohio University students are being warned about a viral meningitis diagnosis on campus. OU’s interim vice president and dean of students, Jenny Hall-Jones, sent an email to students on Monday night. The email explains the situation and offers students information on how to avoid the contagious infection: “I am writing to you today to let you know that… Read More

Local Companies Meeting the Needs of Pharmacies are Part of Ohio University’s Innovation Center

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Ed Zatta is not your typical drug store pharmacist. In addition to his regular pharmacy duties, Zatta is a pharmaceutical entrepreneur who calls the Ohio University Innovation Center home. He owns pharmacies and also is creating new companies to work with regional pharmacies. Zatta is the owner of RXQ Compounding LLC. It is a Federal… Read More

Lampkins Wins Player of the Week

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Quiera Lampkins was named MAC East Player of the Week  Monday for her performances on Dec. 3 against IPFW and Dec. 6 against St. Francis (Pa.). The junior guard totaled 35 points and shot 72.2 percent from the field over those two games.  Against the Mastadons, Lampkins scored 14 points to go along with six rebounds, four… Read More

Police Say Heroin Users are Shooting Up While Driving Cars

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HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) – Police in a southwest Ohio community hit hard by deadly heroin say they are seeing cases of users endangering others by shooting up while driving. Hamilton Police Department Sgt. Ed Buns tells the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News police have been encountering traffic accidents that are heroin-related. Buns says police responded to a recent… Read More

West Virginia on a map

Enrollment Dips at West Virginia Colleges, Universities

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s nine community and technical colleges have lost more than 5,000 students since 2010, according to higher education officials. The decline has put enrollment at just over 21,000. The 20-percent enrollment drop is primarily related to economic ups and downs, with students leaving classrooms when they find jobs. The state’s… Read More