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Nothing could describe Ohio vs. Xavier better than a nail biter. From the beginning the Musketeers were met with a ferocious Ohio team. The Bobcats shots fell as they went 50 percent from the field in first half with the help of Jason Carter. Ben Vander Plas and Antonio Cowart Jr. helped lead Ohio through… Read More
The Ohio women’s basketball team put on their best performance of the season as they welcomed the Purdue Boilermakers to the Convocation Center. After coming off an upset win over Miami, The Boilermakers (6-3) tried to avenge last year’s home loss against Ohio (7-0), but the green and white came out on top Wednesday night… Read More
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
Former President George W. Bush delivered the main eulogy, saying his father “showed me what it means to be a president who serves with integrity.” The body will be laid to rest in Texas on Thursday.
An Athens family’s three cats and a dog are dead after a fire in their North Lancaster home Wednesday afternoon. The Athens and The Plains fire departments fought the blaze for about three hours. The family was not home at the time, and no first responders were injured, according to the Athens Fire Department. It… Read More
A hearing is set Thursday morning on a proposal designed to make it harder for citizens and groups to put constitutional amendments on the Ohio ballot. The plan would have to be approved by voters if lawmakers okay it, and the leaders of the Ohio House have very different ideas about it. The proposal would move… Read More
Republican senators are planning to discuss the possible changes they would like to make to HB228, the so-called “Stand Your Ground” bill which might include more specific language on when to use lethal force in self-defense situations. Sen. Bill Coley (R-West Chester) he wants the bill to clearly state three pillars; an attacker clearly shows an… Read More
The bill doesn’t ban so-called “step therapy”, but would allow for exemptions such as if medication causes an allergy or if the patient has already tried the treatment and it didn’t work. Senators have unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that would make changes in the process by which insurance companies deny treatments and drugs until… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored a lawmaker to his leadership position one year after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement. State Rep. Michael Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers who signed the settlement in 2017 with a woman who once worked for the House GOP Caucus. All four… Read More
Athens West Side residents filled up the West End Ciderhouse Sunday morning for the West Side Neighborhood Association’s first gathering since 2017. The Ciderhouse opened early to accommodate the meeting, with coffee and donuts available for those attending. Attendees spoke out about a number of concerns for safety in the community. Such as potential to… Read More