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Report: Lawmakers Contributing To Prison Overcrowding

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Once again, the ACLU of Ohio is pushing for criminal justice reform with a new report on what it calls the “Statehouse to prison pipeline”. The ACLU’s Gary Daniels says the report shows too many Ohioans are being locked up. “Our prison system is about 11,000 to 12,000 people above capacity right now,” Daniels says. Daniels says lawmakers have loosened penalties… Read More

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Ky. Ag Commissioner: Green Whoopee Cushion Giveaway to Oppose ‘Green New Deal’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the “Green New Deal” pushed by Democrats in Congress. Ryan Quarles is running for a second term as Kentucky’s commissioner of agriculture in 2019. Last week, his campaign announced it would hold a contest to… Read More

Montreal’s Trio Fibonacci to Perform on OU’s Athens Campus March 3


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On Sunday, March 3, Montreal’s Trio Fibonacci will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Ohio University’s Glidden Recital Hall on the university’s Athens, OH campus. The performance is sponsored by the Ohio University Performing Arts Series. Trio Fibonacci is Julie-anne Derome on violin, Gabriel Prynn on cello, and Steven Massicotte on piano Trio Fibonacci made its… Read More

People’s Republic of Desire | INDEPENDENT LENS | February 25 at 10


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Hao Wu’s Award-Winning People’s Republic of Desire Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 25, 2019 on WOUB Enter China’s Stranger-than-Fiction Online World, Where Young People Gather to Worship Live-Streaming Internet Stars Online Streaming Begins February 26 Disturbing and provocative, People’s Republic of Desire explores the strange world of China’s live-streaming “showrooms,” where the most popular… Read More