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Athens County To Attack Opioid Companies In The Courtroom


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Athens County is jumping into the legal fight against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The county commissioners have retained a law firm in Columbus to file the federal lawsuit. The Athens County prosecutor’s office will serve as co-counsel.  The state of Ohio is also suing prescription drug makers, as are several other states counties, and municipalities across… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Lose Another Heartbreaker in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND, OH – For the second straight year, the Ohio Women’s basketball team’s season ends in heartbreak. A year ago, the Bobcats blew a 22-point led against the Northern Illinois Huskies in the 2017 Mid-American Conference quarterfinal. Wednesday afternoon, the fifth-seeded Bobcats (16-15, 9-9 MAC) led for 30-plus minutes against archrival and  the fourth-seeded Miami… Read More

Malaysian Culture Highlighted by Awareness Week

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The Malaysian Student Association participated in South and Southeast Asian Languages Awareness Week by hosting a Malaysian food exhibit. Participants got a taste of Malaysia’s multi-ethnic culture through traditional food, educational videos and trivia questions. The Food The food: nasi goring cina, karipap, tom yam bihun, homemade by members of MASA, was a hit with attendees. The group… Read More

West Virginia Lawmakers Advance Opioid, Overdose Measures

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia lawmakers are advancing measures aimed at curbing the state’s drug crisis largely following a blueprint drawn by health officials in January. The House has scheduled further floor consideration Wednesday on limiting new painkiller prescriptions for patients to supplies for three, four or seven days, depending on who writes them…. Read More

White Nationalist, Ohio State University Ending Lawsuit

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CINCINNATI (AP) – Lawyers for white nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour efforts and Ohio State University have notified a federal judge that the lawsuit for Spencer is being withdrawn. Court records show the sides filed an agreement of voluntary dismissal Tuesday evening. An attorney for Spencer’s side told The Associated Press earlier that tour organizer… Read More