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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

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