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Ohio Women’s Basketball: ‘Cats hot streak continues in win over Akron

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Four days in between games was not enough to cool off the Bobcats. Coming off of a 94-62 win over Ball State last Saturday, Ohio (19-2, 8-2 MAC) came out firing on all cylinders offensively and coasted to a 92-70 win over Akron (12-8, 3-6 MAC) on Wednesday night. “We had a great game Saturday,… Read More

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Bevin Running Mate Mentioned in Medicare Fraud Lawsuit

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Kentucky was one of a dozen doctors federal authorities said received improper gifts from a home health agency. State Sen. Ralph Alvarado is the running mate of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. News outlets report the U.S. attorney’s office argued in a lawsuit that Nurses… Read More

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W.Va. Has Been Paying Insurance on Vehicles it Doesn’t Own

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia lawmaker says the state has been paying insurance on thousands of vehicles than it doesn’t actually own. House of Delegates committee on government organization chairman Gary Howell announced Wednesday the state’s current vehicle fleet totals 8,380. That’s about 4,000 fewer than earlier thought. The Mineral County Republican says… Read More

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AEP Hopes New PUCO Chair Gives Solar Farm A “Fair Shot”

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The panel of state regulators that reviews utility rates will soon have a new leader who has a history of opposing renewable energy issues. This is causing concerns for supporters of a proposed solar farm from AEP. Sam Randazzo’s appointment to chair the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio sent up red flags to supporters of AEP’s 400 megawatt… Read More

In this July 18, 2016 file photo, Speaker of the Ohio House Larry Householder speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

House Speaker Says He’s Willing To Consider A Possible Gas Tax

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The committee reviewing the financial situation facing the Ohio Department of Transportation heard testimony for a second day today – and is expected to release a report recommending funding solutions very soon. It seems likely that an increase in the gas tax will be part of it. The leader of the Ohio House says he’s… Read More

Ohio Football: Burrow Retires After 14 Seasons At DC, LB Coach Collins Promoted

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As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. After 14 seasons as the defensive coordinator of Ohio Bobcats football, Jimmy Burrow has retired from coaching. “After much discussion with my family, I’ve decided to retire from coaching,” Burrow said in a posting to OhioBobcats.com. “It was a difficult decision, but it… Read More

Lawsuits Claim OU Lacking on Sexual Harassment Training

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ATHENS (WOUB) — A common link between the two most recent sexual harassment-related lawsuits filed against Ohio University is a call for increased and improved training for faculty and other mandatory reporters. The latest lawsuit , against OU and Journalism professor Yusuf Kalyango, accuses Kalyango of abusing his power as an authority figure when interacting with… Read More

Todd Burge/William Matheny/Adam Remnant at Peoples Bank Theatre Feb. 8 SOLD OUT

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Tickets for the Friday, February 8 Todd Burge, William Matheny, and Adam Remnant show at the Peoples Bank Theatre are sold out! In 2018, Remnant released his highly anticipated debut full-length solo album, Sourwood.  Burge is fresh off the late 2018 release of Your Reflection Will Kill You and 1986: The First Album, the former of which is made… Read More

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Columbus Ready to Roll Out New Gunfire-Detection System

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s capital city is preparing to roll out a new gunshot-detection system to alert officers to gunfire. Columbus city officials stressed during a demonstration Tuesday that the web-based technology won’t replace the need for residents who hear gunshots to call 911. The Columbus Dispatch reports the California-based company running the ShotSpotter… Read More