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Facebook has announced a new layer of protection for users and their data, following the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
Athens residents may have another bin they could roll to curbside on trash day. Rural Action and the city of Athens are proposing a composting program. It would allow Athens residents to have their compostable waste collected along with their trash and recycling every week. But First- What IS Compost? It starts with all the… Read More
The advisory group reviewing Ohio University’s controversial interim police on freedom of expression released a report Monday with numerous recommendations for the creation of a new policy. Among the 24 recommendations, the Presidential Policy Advisory Group affirmed the need for a “Freedom of Expression” policy, clear policy language emphasizing what is permitted as opposed to prohibited… Read More
Researchers looked at states with medical marijuana dispensaries and those that allow home cultivation, and found lower use of opioids, when compared with states where marijuana remains illegal.
Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers are both walking out of school Monday, and teachers in other states are watching closely. In many states, teachers are organizing with and without unions.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Thomas Senker has been named interim CEO of Mon Health System and Mon Health Medical Center. The Mon Health System board says in a news release that Senker’s appointment is effective April 5. Chief Operating Officer Dottie Oakes was named interim CEO in February after Darryl Duncan took a leave of… Read More
At times, Anibal Campos felt alone. And in a way, he was. Ohio University hosts 1,731 international students from 106 different countries and Campos is the only one from Bolivia. Adapting to a new landscape, new food, and new faces wasn’t easy for Campos. He felt he didn’t belong. That changed for Campos during last year’s… Read More
The Ohio University Bobcats took to Bob Wren Stadium for a three-game series against the Northern Illinois Huskies this weekend. Saturday was the first time the Bobcats played a home game all season. After splitting a double header, the teams faced off again Sunday. An Early Lead The Bobcats took an early lead in the… Read More
– Gabrielle Union, Jason Reynolds, George R.R. Martin, Wynton Marsalis, Morgan Freeman, Junot Díaz, Margaret Atwood and Many More Featured in the Series, As America Goes in Search of Its Best-Loved Book – – Show Premieres Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 8:00-10:00 p.m on PBS Stations Nationwide – PBS announced today that television personality and journalist… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be commemorated at Ohio’s Statehouse this week. The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission is holding the public ceremony in the atrium of the Statehouse in Columbus on Wednesday. It will celebrate King’s life and… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia congressman says a decision by Amtrak to end charter and special service trains would hurt the state’s tourism industry. Republican Evan Jenkins asked Amtrak President Richard Anderson in a letter last week to reverse the decision. Jenkins says the decision jeopardizes traditions such as southern West Virginia’s New… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame says it will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support various programming such as free events and live music. The PNC… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky teachers are heading back to the state Capitol, this time to watch the progress of lawmakers on a state budget. The Kentucky Education Association says on its Facebook page that a rally is set for Monday at union headquarters in Frankfort followed by a march to the state Capitol. Lawmakers… Read More
Cold cases make the hottest drama! Unforgotten Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar lead an all-star cast in two seasons of a gripping new mystery series on MASTERPIECE Sundays, April 8–May 13 Two stone-cold cases of murder test the wits of crime-solving duo DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunny Khan, played by Nicola Walker (Last Tango… Read More
In LGBT spaces, respect for asexual identities can be a hit or miss. But being respectful goes beyond welcoming ace people into events and flying their pride flags; it has as much to do with ace folk’s sexualities as it does with truly taking their experiences into account. Meet Aspen Wilson, a former Ohio… Read More