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Federal Hocking Lady Lancers Obliterate Trimble Lady Tomcats


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The Trimble Lady Tomcats (6-11) traveled to Federal Hocking to take on the Lady Lancers (9-9) Wednesday night. Federal Hocking’s offense was too much to handle for the Lady Tomcats and dominated in a 53-28 victory. Trimble had a hard time handling Federal Hocking’s pressure. They really struggled getting the ball across half court, and… Read More

From Athens to Adelaide: a Talk With Sxip Shirey

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Composer/producer Sxip Shirey is a busy man. Although his latest album, A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees, was just released, he’s already started work on its follow-up. That is, when he’s not working on yet another project — The Gauntlet: Fredrickstad, a piece to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Norwegian city. Shirey composed… Read More

Ohio’s Buckeye Chuck Predicts More Winter


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MARION, Ohio (AP) – Pennsylvania has Punxsutawney Phil, Ohio has Buckeye Chuck, and both groundhogs this year predict six more weeks of winter. Officials in Marion say Buckeye Chuck reportedly saw his shadow Thursday morning in the central Ohio city. Legend holds that winter will last another six weeks if the furry rodent sees his… Read More

In Symbolic Move, Officials Make Cincinnati ‘Sanctuary City’

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The city council has declared Cincinnati as a “sanctuary city,” a label that isn’t legally defined but typically indicates reduced cooperation with federal immigration authorities on some matters involving people who are in the U.S. illegally. It’s mostly symbolic. Mayor John Cranley has said Cincinnati has long welcomed immigrants and will continue to support them,… Read More

Scores Arrested in Athens during Protest Over Trump Travel Ban


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ATHENS, Ohio — About 70 people who were protesting President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations were arrested at Ohio University Wednesday night. The university said the protesters were arrested and charged with criminal trespass after they refused to leave a sit-in demonstration inside the student union building. The protest began at roughly 4:00 p.m. on… Read More