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Ohio Attorney General Wants Opioid Lawsuit Settled Promptly

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking five drugmakers sued for their alleged role in the state’s addictions epidemic to begin immediate settlement talks. The Republican DeWine accuses the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by science. DeWine’s lawsuit… Read More

Navajo Culture Celebrated by WOUB-HD’s Broadcast of ‘Navajo Math Circles’

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Despite the twisty, unpleasant feeling that the word “math” may summon inside you, it’s important to understand that math isn’t simply pages of multiplication tables or lines upon lines of pre-calculus. Math circles, initially developed by educational systems in European countries, are based on this understanding of mathematics – one that typically only those with… Read More

Male Student Smashes Body-Image Expectations

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ATHENS, Ohio — Beauty standards imposed on women by the media are nothing new, but the experiences of their male counterparts seem to have been overlooked by the Women’s Center at Ohio University during the annual “Love Yourself Week.” Rose Troyer a student worker at the Women’s Center said the event was intended for women. “I… Read More

Fall Recycling Day Makes Recycling Practical for Athens Residents

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Athens’ recycling rates are increasing thanks to over 80 residents who delivered cars full of electronics, appliances, cardboard, books and other paper items to Fall Recycling Day 2017. The Athens Hocking Solid Waste District used the day as an opportunity for people to get rid of items too large to throw away at home and Jennifer… Read More

Democratic Ohio Justice Launches Governor Run


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The lone Democrat holding a state office in Ohio state is joining the governor’s race on a liberal platform of solar power, mental health care and legalized marijuana. Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill tells The Associated Press the candidacy he’s announcing Sunday in Chagrin Falls pushes back against a Democratic organization… Read More

Online Civics Site Posts Interactive Game On Ohio Counties

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An online civics education initiative championed by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the late astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn has introduced a new interactive game about Ohio counties. iCivics released Counties Work last week. It teaches students the functions and importance of local government. The website also… Read More