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South Webster Jumps On Fed Hock Early, Cruises To Playoff Win

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Federal Hocking and South Webster stepped on the court for the first-round playoff game, but only one team moved on to the second round. It was a tough loss for the Lancers as South Webster took the lead early and kept it the entire game. The final score was 51-27. The Jeeps most valuable player… Read More

Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution for the 15th Consecutive Year


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Respondents in Nationwide Survey Say Local PBS Stations Provide “Excellent” Value to Their Communities Parents Surveyed Rate PBS KIDS #1 Educational Media Brand For 15 consecutive years, Americans have named PBS and its member stations #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions, according to a nationwide survey released February 12, 2018. PBS led other… Read More

Talking on Refugees: Artist Jave Yoshimoto Identifies with Godzilla

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Renowned artist Jave Yoshimoto visits Ohio University to give a speech in Schoonover building Thursday, February 1st. While his visit, Yoshimoto collaborates with undergraduate art students Nouran Alhabmi, Citlali Elena and Natalie Condrac from Ohio University. Together, they created two pieces of art, showing a multi-layered piece on the challenges of refugees. His speech on… Read More

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Episode 020 : Shaunti Feldhahn, Author of “The Kindness Challenge”


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Author and columnist Shaunti Feldhahn has made a career helping people with their lives and relationships. Her newest book, The Kindness Challenge, claims only 30 days of kindness can lead to improving even the most difficult relationships. You can connect with Shaunti on social media @ShauntiFeldhahn and learn more about her book at jointhekindnesschallenge.com

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West Virginia Medical Board Recommends Smokable Forms of Pot

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s medical marijuana board has planned to recommend that patients who meet certain requirements be able to buy smokable forms of the drug. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the board met Tuesday afternoon and plans to make the recommendation to state lawmakers. The board also plans to recommend legislators increase or… Read More

Early Lead Helps Alexander Advance Past Nelsonville-York

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In basketball, teams have to take it one game at a time. After a tough loss on Friday against the Athens Bulldogs, the Alexander Spartans had four days to regroup and prepare for their Tuesday night playoff matchup against the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes. The Spartans defeated the Buckeyes 64-47 by pulling forward with an early lead,… Read More

Richland Avenue Tunnel Plans Unveiled

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The City of Athens showcased two designs for the Richland Avenue pedestrian underpass on Tuesday at Grover Center during an open-house forum. The forum offered area residents the chance to express concerns and to speak to those heading up the project. Athens City Engineer Andy Stone said the public feedback was important for the city… Read More

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West Virginia Superintendent Says Teacher Walkout Unlawful

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – With teachers and other public workers planning a statewide walkout Thursday and Friday over pay and benefits, Superintendent of Schools Steven Paine says they deserve more but work stoppages by public employees are unlawful in West Virginia. In a statement Tuesday, Paine says he’s hopeful negotiations can prevent disruption to students… Read More

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University Offers Scholarships To Fallen Officer’s Daughters

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio university has offered full four-year scholarships to the children of an Ohio officer fatally shot while responding to a 911 hang-up call. A representative from Otterbein University announced the scholarships to all three of Officer Eric Joering’s daughters during a Westerville City Council meeting Tuesday evening. Council members voted… Read More

Wife Loses Bid To Replace Kentucky Lawmaker Who Shot Self

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The wife of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost a special election to fulfill the remainder of her husband’s term. Unofficial results from the Bullitt County clerk’s office show Democrat Linda Belcher soundly defeated Republican Rebecca Johnson. Belcher won with 68.4 percent of the unofficial vote…. Read More

Recent Indictments Show Russia Sows Discord in America, Russia Expert Says


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Russia intended to support candidates against Hillary Clinton- the object of Vladimir Putin’s hatred, says expert on Russia, Dr. Steven Miner, scholar, author and professor in the Contemporary History Institute of Ohio University. Russia also intended to disrupt American politics and social systems leading up to and after the 2016 Presidential Election, says Miner after… Read More