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Former OU Student Sentenced in Rape Case

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ATHENS (WOUB) — An Oman man was convicted of rape; public indecency; and menacing by stalking on Tuesday in Athens County Common Pleas Court. Judge George McCarthy sentenced Mohammed Nasser Rashid Hamed Al-Mashrafi to a four-year term in prison with five-years of post-release control, according to a press release by the Athens County Prosecuting Attorney…. Read More

Athens County Board of Elections Discuss Provisional and Absentee Ballots

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The Athens County Board of Elections discussed provisional and absentee ballots to be counted tomorrow, among other business in their regular board meeting Wednesday morning. During the meeting, the board ruled that two additional absentee ballots were invalid, bringing the total of invalid absentee ballots for the May 7th election to four.  There are still… Read More

“Sex Trafficking in America” on FRONTLINE | Tuesday, May 28 at 10


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FRONTLINE Investigates the Hidden Reality of “Sex Trafficking in America”   FRONTLINE will premiere Sex Trafficking in America, a new documentary that tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution – and follows one police unit that’s committed to rooting it out. “Most people do not understand the volume of trafficking that’s going… Read More

Media Innovator Explains How Pulitzer Prize Winning ‘The Wall’ Was Created


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“The Wall: Unknown stories. Unintended consequences.” is a Pulitzer Prize winning multimedia series from USA Today Network and Gannett that delves into life along the southern border of the United States – the same border where President Donald Trump proposes to build his wall. “The explanatory report, led by then Arizona Republic’s vice president of… Read More