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NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest


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SAVE THE DATE: NPR MUSIC’S TINY DESK CONTEST RETURNS JANUARY 2016 Unsigned Artists Can Submit Entries Jan. 12-Feb. 2, 2016 at npr.org/tinydeskcontest December 15, 2015; Washington, D.C. – True to its spirit of music discovery, NPR Music is kicking off 2016 with an invite to unsigned artists of all genres: Show us why you should… Read More

Ohio AG Indicates Support for Fetal Tissue Disposal Changes

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s attorney general has indicated his support for legislation requiring abortion providers and hospitals to dispose of fetal remains by burial or cremation. Attorney General Mike DeWine told reporters Tuesday he found such disposal methods acceptable. Proposals to change Ohio’s fetal tissue disposal regulations come after DeWine’s investigation into Planned Parenthood… Read More

Ohio Earns Eight Spots on MAC Academic All-MAC Team


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Before the ‘Cats go bowling, eight Bobcats earned spots on the Mid-American Conference Academic All-MAC team. Sophomores Dorian Brown, Cody Grilliot, and Quentin Poling earned spots. This is all three sophomores’ second appearance on the All-MAC Academic Team. Juniors Kurt Laseak and Blake Scipio were also selected. This is Laseak’s third All-MAC Academic Team selection. Seniors… Read More

7 Bowls in 11 Seasons


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2005 Athens welcomed Frank Solich to the Ohio University Athletics program. In his 10 year span, Solich has completely revamped the football program. He turned a consistent losing program into a team that has churned out seven bowl appearances, the first two bowl wins in school history, back-to-back bowl victories, five straight bowl appearances, and… Read More

Athens Named to Academic Honor Roll


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Athens High School has been named to the College Board’s 6th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada that have increased access to Advanced Placement (AP) course work while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams…. Read More

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Officials: Seventh-Grader Facing Charges After Threatening Muslim Schoolmate

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VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say an Ohio seventh-grader is facing criminal charges for threatening to kill a Muslim schoolmate he labeled a “son of ISIS.” School officials in the Vandalia-Butler district in suburban Dayton said in a statement that the seventh-grader also may face expulsion for threatening the sixth-grade Muslim boy last week. An… Read More