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Ohio Colleges, Universities Pledge To Protect Protesting Students’ Admissions

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At least 14 Ohio colleges and universities have joined with more than 200 of their counterparts nationally, vowing to defend the admissions of students who are disciplined for participating in peaceful protests. High school walkouts started across the country after 17 teachers and students were killed during a Valentine’s Day shooting at their Florida high… Read More

Kasich Proposes ‘Red Flag’ Law, Other Gun Changes in State

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Gov. John Kasich is advocating a “red flag” gun law for Ohio, a ban on armor-piercing ammunition and other consensus policy positions he says could fly nationally. Recommendations Kasich released Thursday emerged from a politically diverse advisory panel he assembled after Las Vegas saw the deadliest mass shooting in modern… Read More

Second Round of NMF ’18 Acts Announced


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The second round of acts for the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival have been announced! They are: Michael Hurley, Justin Gordon, Bill McKay, Haley Heynderickx, Michael Nau, The Weather Station, Bedouine, Blueprint, The Gories, Nick Waterhouse, The Black Angels, and George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic.  Check out the video above, made by Sarah Warda and featuring… Read More

Martin County’s water intake on the Tug Fork River.

Help On Tap For Troubled Water System In Coal Country

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A water system in eastern Kentucky that was on the verge of collapse could soon get much needed improvements. Many Martin County, Kentucky, residents were without water for long periods this winter. The crisis drew attention amid a national discussion about infrastructure priorities, and put a spotlight on the sort of water woes that are… Read More

Bob Boilen, Valerie June, Julie Byrne, River Whyless to Visit OU April 13


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The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, in partnership with the Ohio University Performing Arts & Concert Series, the School of Media Arts & Studies, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, WOUB Public Media, and Arts for OHIO, will welcome NPR Music’s Bob Boilen to the main campus of Ohio University in Athens on Friday,… Read More

OU Division of Theater Presents ‘The Government Inspector’ Opening March 1

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Ohio University’s Theater Division in the school of dance, film, and theatre will be presenting its third production of the 2017-18 school year with The Government Inspector. The show will take place in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theatre in Kantner Hall on March 1-3, and March 6-9. General admission is $10, OU student admission is… Read More

Son Of GOP’s Mike DeWine Bows Out Of Governor’s Race Dispute

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has recused himself from hearing a would-be gubernatorial candidate’s lawsuit challenging his disqualification from the ballot. DeWine filed his recusal Wednesday in the case of Democrat Jon Heavey. Heavey is a Cleveland-area physician and venture capitalist who entered the race on the Feb. 7 filing… Read More