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In an online video, the former vice president and potential 2020 presidential candidate addresses criticism by women who say his physical contact with them made them uncomfortable.
The state’s new transportation budget will do away with the requirement that Ohioans display a license plate on the front of their cars. That might not sound like a big deal to some but it was for some lawmakers who voted to make that change. The Ohio Highway Patrol argued in favor of keeping the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new lawsuit alleges officers at an Ohio prison watched and laughed as an inmate slipped his handcuffs, pulled out a blade and repeatedly stabbed four fellow prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and couldn’t defend themselves. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by two of the injured men, Shamieke Pugh and… Read More
The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than two million dollars to expand addiction treatment and recovery resources for women in rural regions of the Ohio Valley hit hard by the opioid crisis. Ohio University received $1,100,000 for the Appalachian Recovery Project in Athens County, Ohio. WestCare Kentucky, Inc., received $1,136,000 for the Judi Patton… Read More
Not many can say their professional career stems directly from doodling lyrics in the margins of their high school notebooks, but not many people are artist Lisa Quine. Quine is a celebrated Cleveland-based artist, designer, and muralist whose work will be on display in the lower gallery of Arts West (132 West State Street, Athens)… Read More
Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.
As the soil begins to warm, area farmers are getting ready to plant their gardens. For some Ohio University students, this is a time they’ve been waiting for since the beginning of the semester. Tucked away beyond the Ohio Innovation Center, The Ohio student garden teaches these young farmers how to prepare the soil, plant… Read More
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – A sensational case of an attempted child kidnapping in a West Virginia shopping mall may have been nothing more than a man being friendly to a little girl. BarboursviIle police initially said a woman pulled a gun on the man, forcing him to release her 5-year-old daughter. Mohamed Fathy Hussein Zayan… Read More
Artist Sarah Brown of Lancaster’s Questionable Press has handcrafted a school of 1,529 paper bluegill that are currently in a state of inertia pinned to the walls of Arts West (132 West State Street, Athens). The exhibition, fittingly entitled “Questionable Press Presents 1,529 Paper Fish,” consists of exactly that many paper fish sculptures, which Brown… Read More
Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff believes in the power of stories and storytelling to build communities and to bridge cultural and religious divides in our country. Zunikoff is a storyteller, poet, educator, facilitator and coach and is the founder and director of The Golden Door: Storytelling for Social Justice. “It is an organization that brings storytellers and… Read More