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One Escaped SEPTA Inmate Apprehended, Other Still At-Large

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PARKERSBURG — One of two inmates who escaped under a fence at the Southeastern Probation Treatment Alternative Correctional Facility (SEPTA) Sunday night has been apprehended, according to officials. Leonard Lowery, 32, was taken into custody by Parkersburg police at about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the Nelsonville facility. Lowery and Zachariah… Read More

Episode 007: April Stewart


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April is a teacher at Athens Middle School who teaches courses related to technology and other STEM areas for 7th and 8th grade students in the Athens City Schools. April has recently integrated coding into her curriculum and discusses effective practices in student-centered teaching, particularly in technology-related subjects.

Amid Increased Protests, Athens City Council Talks Amended Parade Permit

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The Athens City Council discussed new changes they plan to make to city policies surrounding permits required for protests, demonstrations and parades. At Monday night’s meeting of the Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee, the topic of “parade permits,” which also includes permits used for demonstrations and protests, was raised by Councilmember Chris Fahl…. Read More

Survey: Some Athens High School Students claim Verbal Harassment at the Middle School

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ATHENS, Ohio — A survey of 450 former Athens Middle School students found that some were verbally harassed by Ohio University students while on their way to school. The survey, conducted by a member of the Athens Schools Facilities Steering Committee, showed that 17 percent of the high school students responding faced some kind of… Read More

PHOTOS: Indonesian Night


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Sunday marked the annual Indonesian Night celebration at Ohio University. Members of PERMIAS, the Indonesian Student Association, came together to celebrate “Mystical Java,” with traditional food and dance throughout the evening. Take a look at these dazzling photos by WOUB’s Drake Withers taken during the event.