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Campbell, Simmons and Dartis Receive All-MAC Honors

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Three Bobcat basketball players received honors on Monday when the Mid-American Conference announced their regular season all-MAC teams. Junior Tony Campbell, sophomore Jaaron Simmons and freshman Jordan Dartis were named to the first, second and all-freshman teams, respectively.   Campbell was named first team all-MAC after averaging a double-double with nearly 18 points and 10… Read More

Scripps College of Communication awarded $878,000 for “Immersive Media Initiative”

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The Scripps College of Communication was awarded $878,000 by the Ohio University Innovation Strategy program for an “Immersive Media Initiative”. The initiative will be centered out of the Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab in the Scripps College of Communication and the Principal Investigator for the project is John Bowditch, director of the GRID… Read More

Police: Girl Scout Cookies Stolen

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CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio (AP) – Police say a man stole nearly $600 from Girl Scouts selling cookies in central Ohio. The theft happened Sunday as members of Troop 2439 were wrapping up sales at a Wal-Mart in Canal Winchester in suburban Columbus. The troop from nearby Reynoldsburg is raising money for a trip to Tennessee…. Read More

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New Roles For Pharmacists In Battle Against Addictions


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A tool for helping battle Ohio’s deadly addictions epidemic is adding new dimensions to the jobs of pharmacists. A state computerized reporting system gives pharmacists quick access to patients’ prescribing histories as they weigh whether to fill suspicious prescriptions. The state Board of Pharmacy says Ohio’s system helped lower by 71… Read More

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West Virginia Greyhound Breeders Received $5.3M in Subsidies

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Racing Commission records show greyhound breeders received more than $5.3 million in state subsidies last year. The Sunday News-Register in Wheeling reports it obtained the records through a Freedom of Information Act request. According to the commission, the top recipient of the funds received nearly $512,000. The subsidies from… Read More