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Eagles Snag Fourth Win Despite Late N-Y Push

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The Eagles (4-10) flew out to an early lead that, never relinquishing, despite a strong comeback by the Buckeyes (4-11). Jett Facemeyer helped the Eagles avoid a late defeat by scoring eight points in the fourth quarter to fuel Eastern past Nelsonville-York 55-45. Cam Richmond also notched some clutch shots to secure the victory. From the start… Read More

Marauders use Perimeter Offense to Beat Wellston

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With the game close at 54-53 late in the third quarter, it was Luke Musser who stepped up for the Marauders hitting a corner three. Meigs looked confident to end the game grabbing the 80-76 win over Wellston. In the second half, both teams struggled to hit from three and looked to push the ball inside. The Golden… Read More

Griffin Lutz, Wellston Up for Ohio Player, Team of the Week

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Griffin Lutz has been nominated as the potential Ohio National Guard JJ Huddle Player of the Week for his performance in last week’s game against New Lexington. Lutz recorded a triple-double with 15 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists; he also notched four blocks during the game. It allowed the Bulldogs to dominate the Panthers… Read More

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Organizers Want to Make Naloxone Drug More Accessible

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Community leaders will come together to discuss ways to make naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, more available. The Intelligencer reports the Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and Wheeling-Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer will bring key community stakeholders together Wednesday in Wheeling…. Read More

The Office of Technology Transfer Helps Faculty/Staff Commercialize Innovations

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The Office of Technology Transfer at Ohio University, headed by Bob Silva, plays a critical role in helping faculty and staff to commercialize innovations and intellectual property – thereby bringing revenue to the university. “We have a very robust innovation climate here at Ohio University,” Silva says. He notes that his office must first identify… Read More

Vinton County, Trimble and Waterford Ranked in Latest AP State Polls

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Vinton County Vikings, Trimble Tomcats and Waterford Wildcats all found their place in the AP State Polls for their respective divisions. The Vinton County’s 19-point victory over the Meigs Marauders on January 19th wasn’t enough to boost the Vikings stock in the AP OHSAA weekly poll. For the second consecutive week, Vinton County ranks 6th in Division… Read More

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Arrests Made In Connection With Vandalism

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The Athens County Sheriff’s office has made multiple arrests after reports of vandalism. Three juveniles, each 17 years-old, have admitted to causing over $10,000 worth of damage to cars around the area. “At this point, 43 cars were reported vandalized along with other residential property being damaged,” the sheriff’s office stated in a press release…. Read More

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Lex’s Mayor Will Challenge Sen. Paul


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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has drawn a viable Democratic challenger in his Kentucky Senate race. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray filed for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. Gray, the wealthy former CEO of a construction company, made history in 2010 when he was elected… Read More

Longtime Street Protestor Dies

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Concepcion Picciotto, the protester who maintained a peace vigil outside the White House that was widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history, has died. The Washington Post reports Picciotto died Monday at a housing facility for homeless women. Schroeder Stribling, executive director of N Street Village, says… Read More

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The Feces Defense Didn’t Work

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who skipped his own armed robbery trial after stripping naked and wiping feces on his body is heading to prison. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1Sgg1xh ) that Wendell Watkins Sr. was sentenced Monday in Columbus to 20 years in prison. Watkins and two others were charged with robbing a Columbus… Read More

Ohio’s Lead Water Problem

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SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — The latest on lead-tainted water in northeastern Ohio (all times local): ___ 7:00 a.m. Schools shut down for three days over lead-tainted water in rural northeastern Ohio are slated to reopen. Classes in the Sebring school district near Youngstown were expected to resume Wednesday after being closed three days in a… Read More

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Health Insurance Deadline & Tough Decisions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don’t need insurance face painful choices this year, as the sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama’s health care law. Fines for being uninsured could average nearly $1,000 per household in 2016, according to one independent estimate. That’s forcing uninsured people in their… Read More

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Former Teacher Faces Life in Prison


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DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio elementary school teacher has been convicted of more than 40 charges involving the sexual assaults of several students. Forty-year-old Matthew Rausenberg was convicted Monday in Delaware County. Rausenberg faces up to life in prison at his sentencing Thursday. He resigned from Arrowhead Elementary School in Lewis Center… Read More

Rosanne Cash will perform at Ohio University's Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 31.

OU Welcomes Rosanne Cash Jan. 31


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The Ohio University Concert Series will welcome Grammy Award-winning artist Rosanne Cash on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The legendary singer-songwriter has been touring behind her acclaimed 2014 album, The River and the Thread. One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, Cash has released 15 albums that have earned four Grammy… Read More