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Country Closures: Rural Communities Adapt As More Hospitals Shut Down

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Carey Ellis grew up just a few houses away from the Owen County Hospital in Owenton, Kentucky, so he knows the essential role a rural hospital plays in a small town. Ellis is Judge Executive of Owen County, a job his grandfather and great-grandfather had before him. So he also knows how hard it is… Read More

Ex-trainer Sues Ohio State Over Sexual Misconduct by Doctor

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there. Michael Heifferon’s lawsuit this week cites two instances when he sought medical treatment from Dr…. Read More

Gorilla Fans Await Word of Ndume’s Return to Cincinnati Zoo

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CINCINNATI (AP) – Gorilla fans in Cincinnati are awaiting word about the return of a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla. Cincinnati Zoo officials said they wouldn’t provide an update until Ndume is safely back at the zoo, where he was born. The Gorilla Foundation in California was under federal court order to transfer Ndume on Thursday… Read More

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Marijuana Testing Required for Free Community College in West Virginia

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ROANOKE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia students participating in a new program for free tuition at public community colleges will have to pass a drug test that includes marijuana. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the board of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System listened to a presentation on Thursday from a consultant helping launch… Read More

Monrovia, Indiana | Thursday, June 20 at 9 pm


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Frederick Wiseman’s Newest Film Premieres on WOUB June 20, 2019 at 9pm   Located in mid-America, Monrovia, IN (population 1,400), founded in 1834, is primarily a farming community. The film is about the day-to-day experiences living and working in Monrovia, with emphasis on community organizations and institutions, religion and daily life in this farming community…. Read More