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ATHENS, OH — Through three quarters, High Point was getting nearly everything they wanted on the offensive end of the court. In the first 30 minutes, the Panthers had made 58.1 percent of their shots and were hitting from beyond the arc at a 46 percent clip on their way to scoring 61 points. If… Read More
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A GOP fundraiser and former congressional candidate from Rhode Island has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and violating campaign law for using more than $1 million of the money he raised on himself, including for adult entertainment and escort services. H. Russell Taub pleaded guilty Thursday. His sentencing is scheduled for… Read More
Senators have said they’re going to change the 10.7 cent gas tax increase that the House passed in the transportation budget. Gov. Mike DeWine says that’s too low, and the state needs an 18 cent hike. But one Republican senator has an idea that he says would eliminate the need for a tax increase. Sen…. Read More
Millennials are drinking less, spurring beverage companies to create alternatives to traditional cocktails — using herbs, spices, citrus and veggies to craft unique flavors for nonalcoholic drinks.
Ohio University’s wrestlers finished 1-3 after the first session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Thursday. The team was 40th out of more than 50 teams after the four matches. Cameron Kelly pulled off a close win in the first round. The 141-pounder beat University of North Carolina’s A.C. Headlee. It came down to the… Read More
Patrick Shanahan spent 30 years as a Boeing executive before joining the Defense Department as deputy secretary. The inspector general will examine whether Shanahan improperly promoted Boeing.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has reached a $3.2 million settlement with two drug manufacturers over the marketing of the prescription blood thinner Plavix. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office announced in a news release Thursday the settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Sanofi-Aventis. The companies were accused of deception by marketing Plavix as superior… Read More
When a team gets snubbed from an event they thought they deserved to be a part of, there are typically two directions they can go: The team could sulk and play their next game in a half-hearted manner or they could band together to prove that they truly belonged in the event they were left… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s budget plan includes funding to set up a state narcotics intelligence center to combat the opioid epidemic. The new center, which would consist of units in Cleveland and Columbus, would be an unprecedented statewide effort to collect and analyze data from the state’s 40-plus police drug task… Read More
Women for Recovery was born in Athens, Ohio thanks to the dedication by women in the community. It became a nonprofit organization in March 2017 with the main goal being to offer residential living in a safe and sober environment to women dedicated to recovery. Day by day, the organization is helping women and creating… Read More