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Ohio University Alumna Pens Book About Civil Rights Lawyer/Journalist

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Dr. Amina Hassan, an independent historian and award-winning public radio documentarian, recently visited Ohio University’s campus to talk about her new book Loren Miller—Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. Loren Miller was an attorney who also practiced journalism and owned his own newspaper, the California Eagle, one of the… Read More

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Ohio Senators Urge Quick Action on Cincinnati VA Probe

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Update 3:30 p.m. CINCINNATI (AP) – Ohio’s Democratic U.S. senator is calling for quick, thorough investigation of the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs hospital after whistleblowers raised concerns the quality of care for veterans has been hurt by management issues there. The allegations surfaced in a report by WCPO-TV and the Scripps News Washington Bureau that said… Read More

94th District Candidates Discuss Hot-Button Issues At Forum

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Issues of funding priorities, poverty, Planned Parenthood and minimum wage came up during Tuesday’s forum between two Democratic candidates for the 94th District of the Ohio’s House of Representatives. The standing-room-only crowd at the Athens County Public Library listened to Ohio University graduate student Eddie Smith and local businesswoman Sarah Grace spell out their plans if… Read More

Advocates: Rape DNA Testing Delay Shouldn’t Affect Charges

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Prosecutors and advocates for rape victims are asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reinstate charges against a Cleveland man accused of attacking a woman in 1993. The groups say a lower court’s dismissal of the charges creates a legal precedent that could jeopardize thousands of unsolved rapes being re-investigated thanks to… Read More

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Guest Artists, Students Featured at Winter Dance Concert


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The Dance Division of Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film and Theater will present its Winter Dance Concert Feb. 19-20 at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. One of the Dance Division’s largest annual productions, this concert features original choreographed works by faculty and guest artists, performed by undergraduate students from the Dance Division…. Read More

Trimble Beats Rival Belpre in Triple Overtime

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It took three overtimes Tuesday night in Glouster for Trimble to cap off its regular season with a victory against the Belpre Golden Eagles 87-83. It was a back-and-forth shootout in overtime. Neither team had more than a five-point lead throughout the first two overtimes. Trimble finally ran with the lead in the third overtime. By… Read More