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“They Are Invisible.” Rural Homelessness, Made Worse By Opioid Crisis

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Charles “Country” Bowers takes long, quick strides down a worn dirt path and is soon in front of a thicket of bushes made deep and tall by spring rains. He’s leading me on a tour of camps made by homeless people in wooded corners of Fayette County, Kentucky. He stops and lifts a hand to… Read More

OU President Receives Raise, $72k Bonus

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OH (WOUB) — Ohio University’s president has received an increase in his base salary, and a bonus after a positive performance evaluation. The OU Board of Trustees approved a resolution at the end of their regular meeting at the Eastern Campus on Friday giving President Duane Nellis a 1.5% increase to his base… Read More

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More Students to Train at Charleston Area Medical Center


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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A new collaboration between the Charleston Area Medical Center and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine will establish a new regional campus for students. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a news release says the expanded partnership will take effect next summer and means more students will train at the medical center…. Read More

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Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly For May


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped slightly from April to May. State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1% last month, down from the revised 4.2% in April and 4.6% in May 2018. The state rate remained higher than the national rate of 3.6% last month. That was unchanged… Read More