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Alum Rob Painter Talks Career, Security, His Work with Google & Leadership

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Rob Painter, an Ohio University alumnus, specializes in investments in companies that solve challenges in national security and high growth markets such as cyber security, data science, sensor technology and new space technologies. He was the Chief Technologist and Senior Manager for Google Federal working to apply Google solutions to a myriad of issues confronting… Read More

“Epic Struggles” Face Media in Covering President Donald Trump

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Andrew Alexander, former ombudsman for the Washington Post and former Washington bureau chief for Cox Newspapers, states that the media have epic struggles ahead in covering our new President Donald Trump. However, he believes media should attack their jobs “fearlessly” and traverse this uncharted media landscape with impartiality and gusto. Alexander notes that there has… Read More

West Virginia Recycling Grants Go To 28 Agencies, Others

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia environmental officials say they awarded $1.8 million to 28 municipal agencies, nonprofits and private industries to boost recycling. The 2017 grants are funded through the $1 assessment per ton of solid waste disposed at landfills in the state. The Department of Environmental Protection says $148,000 for the Cabell County… Read More

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West Virginia Accepting Ag Specialty Block Grant Proposals

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for specialty block grants. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, maple syrup and Christmas trees, among others. Excluded are livestock, eggs and field crops such as soybeans and corn. To be considered for funding, projects must focus on industry-related research, education,… Read More