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Wellston Ends Skid Against River Valley

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Wellston is a running team, and that was the gameplan again Friday against River Valley, as the Golden Rockets came away with the 28-7 win over the Raiders. The Wellston Golden Rockets (4-2) used their running game to run the clock and score touchdowns against a struggling defense. A 14-yard rushing touchdown early in the… Read More

Chillicothe Smokes Hillsboro in FAC Battle

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Homecoming night was a good one for the Chillicothe Cavaliers (4-2) as they faced the Hillsboro Indians (4-2) on Herrnstein Field. This was the first matchup between the two teams as new Frontier Athletic Conference opponents and Chillicothe had no issue earning the 42-20 win. The Cavaliers started out hot with Connor Mathis capping off… Read More

Ohio Football Looks to Finish Non-Conference Slate on a High Note Against UMass

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Ohio football (3-1,1-0) started conference play on a high note against the Eastern Michigan Eagles last Saturday with a 27-20 double-overtime victory. The Bobcats got revenge against the Eagles for last year’s 27-20 loss in Peden Stadium. Ohio now travels to Amherst, Massachusetts, to go up against the UMass Minutemen (0-5) in their final non-conference bout… Read More

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Opioids On Trial: Can Lawsuits Help Fix The Addiction Crisis?

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When health care and law enforcement officials met recently at a health policy forum in Lexington, Kentucky, to share ideas about the opioid crisis, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear listed some groups that have benefited from money won in a 2015 settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. “We had Freedom House in Louisville and… Read More

River Valley to Defend Streak Over Wellston

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After losing the last two seasons to the River Valley Raiders, the Wellston Golden Rockets will look to halt their losing streak when they face the Raiders at home. This week, the River Valley Raiders (2-3) are on the road to take on TVC-Ohio opponent, the Wellston Golden Rockets (3-2). Wellston is coming off a blowout… Read More

Ohio Couple Gets Jail for Keeping Dead Veteran’s Body in Home

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NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio couple charged criminally for keeping a Vietnam veteran’s decomposing body in their home for several months to steal his Social Security and veteran benefits have received six months in jail. The New Philadelphia Times Reporter reports 50-year-old Brian Sorohan and 46-year-old Stacy Sorohan, both of Wainwright, also received… Read More

Ohio Hockey: Navy Preview

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After an impressive 2-0 start to the season, the Ohio Bobcats will look to keep the early season success alive when they travel to take on the Navy Midshipmen this weekend. “Progressively throughout the weekend we just got better,” senior assistant captain Mike Palasics said.  “From the first period on Friday to the last period… Read More

Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance Now Open

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2017 has proven to be a time of great political, cultural, and economic anxiety. It was in reaction to this that curator and associate professor of ceramics at Ohio University’s School of Art + Design Alex Hibbett crafted the Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance exhibition, which opens Friday, September 29 at Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville…. Read More

White Nationalist Asks To Speak In Cincinnati After Other Rejections

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CINCINNATI (AP) – White nationalist Richard Spencer is asking to speak at the University of Cincinnati after Ohio State University and other colleges have rejected similar requests. WCPO-TV reports a University of Cincinnati spokesman said Thursday the school was “assessing various safety and logistical considerations” in response to Spencer’s request. Ohio State earlier this month… Read More

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West Virginia Is Closing Crop Aggregation Facility

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has decided to close the state’s first crop aggregation facility after determining that it was barely used and losing money. The Herald-Dispatch reports the department’s new administration will not renew a lease for the Huntington Aggregation Center. Department spokesman Cresent Gallagher says an audit of… Read More

West Virginia County Gets Drug-Trafficking Designation

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Federal authorities have designated West Virginia’s Wood County as a high intensity drug trafficking area eligible for support for joint federal, state and local police enforcement efforts. Richard Baum, acting director of National Drug Control Policy, says the designation and funding should help disrupt and dismantle trafficking networks. West Virginia is… Read More