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ARC Federal Co-Chair Tim Thomas addresses the crowd during a stop of a listening tour in Portsmouth.

ARC Awards Nearly $7 Million For Projects in Appalachian Ohio


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ATHENS, Ohio — Projects in areas including The Plains, Gallipolis and Marietta are among those receiving nearly $7 million to help advance economic development in a region dealing with a changing economy. The Appalachian Regional Commission announced the $6,708,794 as part of the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative Tuesday. “The… Read More

Fall Semester 2019 OU School of Theater Preview

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Ohio University’s School of Theater is preparing for another busy season. With weekend one already under their belt, the semester’s first main stage production of Silent Sky, written by Lauren Gudnerson and directed by Shelly Delaney, tells the true story of 19th Century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt as she explores a woman’s place in society during… Read More

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Attorney: ‘Prayer Lockers’ Should Be Removed From Ky. Schools

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PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) – An attorney for a Kentucky public school board says complaints have prompted him to recommend the district remove “prayer lockers” from inside its schools. Pike County School Board Superintendent Reed Adkins told the Lexington Herald-Leader that Kentucky’s Office of Education Accountability and a national organization advocating for separation of church and… Read More

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State: Over 40,000 Ohio Voters Avoided Registration Purge

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say more than 40,000 Ohio voter registrations scheduled to be purged in September remained active because voters took the required actions or qualified for exemptions. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office says 40,672 registrations originally slated to be purged Sept. 6 remained active, up from nearly 8,500 that avoided… Read More

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“The Feeling of Being Watched” on POV | Monday, October 14 at 10 pm


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Journalist Assia Boundaoui Challenges the FBI’s Surveillance of Her Muslim American Community in Chicago in “The Feeling of Being Watched,” Premiering Monday, October 14, 2019  A journalist investigates rumors of surveillance in her Muslim American neighborhood    In the Muslim American neighborhood outside of Chicago where journalist and filmmaker Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of… Read More