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Players of Athens Bulldogs lines up for the national anthem before the game against Alexander Spartans at Athens High School on Sep 20, 2019.

Game of the Week Preview: Bulldogs and Golden Rockets Look to Stay Undefeated In-Conference

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Only two teams remain without a loss in the TVC-Ohio, and on Friday night only one can come out victorious. This week’s Gridiron Glory Game of the Week will be a battle between the last two undefeated teams standing in the conference. This Friday, the Athens Bulldogs travel to Wellston to take on the Golden… Read More

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City Denies Vice Cops Violated Rights of Strip Club Dancers

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s capital city argues a federal court should dismiss a lawsuit by strip club dancers who allege malicious prosecution by two Columbus officers from a since-disbanded vice unit. Six women allege Kahoots Gentlemen’s Club was targeted in retaliation for firing a bouncer who claimed to work with police. The women were… Read More

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Dayton Mayor Endorses Effort to Put Background Checks for Gun Sales on Ohio Ballot

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The group that’s collecting petition signatures to ask voters if the state should require universal background checks on gun sales says it plans to move full steam ahead. And the effort is getting a boost from the leader of Dayton where a mass shooting in August left 10 dead, including the gunman. Last week, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley stood with Gov…. Read More

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Court Upholds Police Stop Based on Mismatched Vehicle Color

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a police officer’s vehicle stop based on the car’s color not matching vehicle-registration records. The court ruled 6-1 Wednesday that the officer had a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity based on his experience that such a discrepancy often meant a vehicle was… Read More

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Federal Agency to Hear Comment on Silica Dust as Black Lung Epidemic Rages

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The Mine Safety and Health Administration will host a public meeting Thursday as it considers action on regulating respirable silica, one of the major contributors to Appalachia’s skyrocketing rates of black lung disease. MSHA issued a request for information in response to calls for increased regulation after a 2018 investigation from NPR and PBS Frontline. That… Read More

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Fraternity Revokes Chapter at West Virginia University

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A fraternity has revoked its chapter at West Virginia University, citing multiple violations of alcohol and risk management policies. WBOY-TV reports the national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity’s board of directors unanimously voted to revoke the WVU chapter’s charter following an investigation. SigEp CEO Brian Warren’s statement says the national headquarters provided support… Read More

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Drug Distributor Shares Jump After Settlement Report

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Shares of big drug distributors are climbing after a report that they have made an offer to settle litigation over the opioid crisis. Two people with knowledge of the negotiations, which have been going on for months, confirmed to The Associated Press that McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Cardinal Health, Inc., have offered $18 billion… Read More

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Democratic Presidential Debate Sparks Demonstrations For Candidates, Causes

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Westerville was in the national spotlight as Otterbein University hosted the fourth Democratic Presidential Debate. While about 1,500 people were able to watch the event live in the campus gym, many more were outside the venue using the event as a platform for their own agendas. Student debt was one of the top concerns of college… Read More

Andy Beshear and Gov. Matt Bevin

Bevin, Beshear Wrangle Over Education in Debate

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear traded shots in a rancorous debate Tuesday night that turned personal when the incumbent brought up his challenger’s children to claim his opponent is a “fraud” in promoting public education. Beshear responded that he supports his children and told Bevin that… Read More

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Judge Says He Miscalculated Award by $107M in Oklahoma Opioid Case

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Tuesday acknowledged making a nearly $107 million miscalculation in determining how much drug maker Johnson & Johnson must pay the state to help address the state’s opioid crisis. Following a hearing in Cleveland County, District Judge Thad Balkman acknowledged making the error in his August judgment in… Read More