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Athens Sandlot Baseball Set to Start – Despite Conditions

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Weather in the Midwest plays a role in pretty much everything. With baseball season approaching, there’s not much that can be done besides toughing it out.  The Athens Sandlot Baseball and Softball League is one of many organizations that deals with the issue every year. League co-founder of the Kevin Schwarzel knows this, often gathering groups of… Read More

The Kentucky Statehouse

Kentucky Bill Would Exempt Private Devices from Open Records Law

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Government officials in Kentucky could discuss public business on their personal devices without having to disclose it according to a surprise amendment moving quickly through the state legislature. A legislative committee amended House Bill 302 on Wednesday to change the definition of public record to say it shall not include calls,… Read More

Opponents Voice Concerns on Curbing Campus Protests

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Angry students and faculty filled the Baker University Center ballroom Wednesday night voicing concerns about proposed rules restricting on-campus protests. The open forum was organized by a presidential advisory group reviewing “28 considerations” created in the wake of a protest in 2017 where more than 70 protesters were arrested. Students, staff and community members expressed… Read More

Last Debate For Democratic Governor Candidates Set For April

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) – Four Democratic candidates for Ohio governor will participate in their last debate of the primary campaign season next month as early voting gets underway for the May election. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni, former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill… Read More