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Annual Bobcat Unity Walk Celebrates Diversity

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ATHENS, Ohio — Celebration, solidarity and pride were the themes of the third-annual Ohio University Bobcat Unity Walk on Monday evening. Dozens of students, faculty, and community members gathered to promote unity even with growing diversity at the walk sponsored by the International Student Union. The walk, beginning at Baker Center and ending at Walter… Read More

Two Businesses Reshape West Union Street

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Clothing store 24-7 Dreams, and the bar Cat’s Corner are two businesses now calling West Union Street home. The businesses stand a couple of blocks away from each other on Union St., but both owners say they think they’ll find success at their locations. A Reboot 24-7 Dreams owner Mose Denton began printing shirts after… Read More

Vatican Grants Official Blessing to Proposed Hospital Merger

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Vatican has granted its official blessing to a proposed West Virginia hospital merger, the last step needed before the transaction could be finalized. The Pallotine Missionary Sisters announced Monday in a joint statement from the health care facilities that the acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center by Cabell Huntington Hospital… Read More

Needle Exchange Suspended In West Virginia Capital

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia health department has suspended its needle exchange program after a police chief issued new rules for the program. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department suspended the needle exchange portion of its harm reduction program on Monday, effective immediately. Charleston Police Chief Steve Cooper announced the rules… Read More