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Ohio Football’s 2018 signing-class’ news conference came with little fanfare Wednesday night – most of the news had already been made. The event, in conjunction with National Signing Day, had already been upstaged by the early signing period which began on Dec. 20. So before yesterday’s official National Signing Day, Ohio had already signed 20 of the… Read More
The president has directed the Pentagon to look into a parade, possibly to take place on Veterans Day. He was apparently inspired by the Bastille Day parade he saw last summer during a trip to Paris.
Senate leaders have reached a budget pact to increase spending for the Pentagon and domestic programs, offering a reprieve from fiscal fights that have been a cloud over Capitol Hill.
The stamp will be dedicated in a first-day-of-issue ceremony held in WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh where Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was filmed.
GREEN, Ohio (AP) – A northeast Ohio city is considering whether to accept a $7.5 million offer to settle lawsuits with a company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline. The Green City Council was expected to vote Wednesday night whether to accept an offer that also includes 20 acres of parkland from NEXUS Transmission, a… Read More
This essay is one of an occasional series written by students who are new to Athens, Ohio. Moving to the United States is a long process, even if you only plan on staying a limited time. Applying for a visa, scheduling your new life and learning how to express yourself in this new language is difficult…. Read More
The Between Love & Hate theme lecture series presents Harry Allen showcasing his 30-year collection of photos of the legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6-8 p.m. in Porter 102. Allen’s collection includes images of members before the band was formed. These pictures have been part of documentaries for the BBC,… Read More
The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die is not only quite a mouthful, it’s also the critically lauded headliner for the 2018 Undercurrent Winter Festival, which is taking place at the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta Friday, February 9 through Saturday, February 10. Although the band itself has roots… Read More
100 high school students from across the U.S. chosen for their compelling essays detailing the impact of cancer in their lives and interest in cancer research Recipients of awards made possible by grants from Genentech, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis One hundred high school students from 28 states have been named winners in the third year… Read More
With two to four inches of snow expected by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, the Ohio Department of Transportation was doing everything they could to get ready for the predicted mountain of snow. In January alone, ODOT had used more than 35,000 tons of salt in District 10 which encompasses Athens and eight other counties. Only… Read More