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Annual OUPD Crimes On Campus Report Released


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Liquor violation arrests in 2015 are down from 2014 but drug abuse arrests, during that same period, are up according to the Ohio University Police Department’s Clery Report. The annual report looks at crime statistics and safety procedures for the previous three calendar years. Thursday afternoon’s release of OU’s crime data was accompanied by a prepared interview… Read More

Nelsonville-York Expects Its Dominant Defense to Return

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It’s week six and conference play is in full swing. This week Nelsonville-York (3-2, 1-0) takes on Meigs (3-2, 1-1). Each team is battling for their second win in the TVC-Ohio. Last week, Meigs barely held off River Valley 38-34 after blowing a 32-0 lead at halftime. Meanwhile, Nelsonville-York utilized the second half to its… Read More

Hillary Clinton’s Husband Set To Visit Athens


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TRAFFIC UPDATE: The roads near Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium will be closed at certain times during President Clinton’s visit Today. According to the Ohio University Police,  University Terrace from Union to Park Place, and Union from University Terrace to College Street will be shut down based on the arrival of the motorcade.  The streets will be… Read More

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W. Va. Credit Rating Drops

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Another major credit rating agency has dropped West Virginia’s bond rating. Fitch Ratings announced the downgrade Wednesday from AA+ to AA, calling the outlook negative amid uncertainty in the state’s economy. Fitch says economic and financial challenges are largely due to significant domestic and international momentum to reduce coal usage. Fitch… Read More

OSU Theatre Presents Fast-Paced Version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’


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A festering hatred between feuding families breaks out into violence. Love at first sight, urgent and impetuous, crosses the dividing line between the families. Can anything stop it all from tumbling forward toward tragedy? The Ohio State University Department of Theatre presents one of Shakespeare’s most thrilling plays in a fast-paced, 100-minute version, adapted and… Read More

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Ethics Panel Rebukes W.Va. Rep. McKinley Over Business Name

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Ethics Committee is scolding West Virginia Rep. David McKinley for disregarding House rules by failing to change the name of his self-titled engineering firm after joining Congress. McKinley, a Republican, owned McKinley & Associates, an engineering and architecture firm in his home state, before his election to Congress in 2010…. Read More