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Police Searching For Suspects In On-Campus Robbery

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ATHENS, Ohio — Athens Police are seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted for an alleged aggravated robbery that took place on Ohio University’s campus. At approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning, a victim reported being robbed while walking through the alley between the Radio and Television building and Kantner Hall. The victim told officers… Read More

Reporter and Editorial Cartoonist Team-up to Create Web-based Graphic Story


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Long-time print reporter Lucy May and editorial cartoonist Kevin Necessary joined forces at WCPO.com to create a unique form of long-form journalism and storytelling. They wrote and illustrated a six chapter “Graphic Non-fiction” piece called “Childhood Saved: From Needles and Neglect to Hugs and Hope.” It is a story of one family struggling with childhood… Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at People’s Bank Theatre


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The historic Peoples Bank Theatre, located at 222 Putnam Street in historic downtown Marietta,  is getting ready to tie the ribbon on its first year of operation this holiday season. To celebrate, the theatre’s December lineup includes performances by talented Marietta area youth, classic Christmas movies, renowned Celtic singer Cathie Ryan and friends, and Schrader Youth Ballet Company’s dazzling… Read More

Court Rules Ohio’s ‘Privilege Tax’ is OK


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that the state can impose its primary business tax on out-of-state companies that sell to Ohioans but have no physical presence in the state. Three out-of-state businesses had challenged Ohio’s application of its commercial activity tax. They claimed that imposing it across state lines violates… Read More

OU Dancers Tackle Tough Topics In Senior Concert

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Tonight through Saturday, Nov. 20, The Ohio University Division of Dance will present its bi-annual senior concert. 13 graduating seniors will showcase their performances, many self-choreographed solos or collaborations with other students. The pieces are meant to serve as a reflection of the performers, dealing with themes such as mental health, sisterhood, the nature of… Read More

Social Workers Plead For Help From Kentucky Lawmakers

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A current and a former state social worker pleaded with lawmakers to help alleviate staff shortages and rising caseloads. The Courier-Journal reports Louisville social service worker Katy Coleman told the House-Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Wednesday that workers are quitting at “astronomical proportions,” leaving children even more helpless. The Department… Read More