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Ohio Soccer, Abby Townsend

Ohio Soccer: Senior Leckie pushes Bobcats win on senior day

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The Ohio Bobcats (9-6-1, 4-3-1 MAC) finished off their home schedule with a dominant 1-0 victory on their Senior day over the Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-10-2, 3-5 MAC) The Bobcats were coming into today’s game following a 2-1 victory over Central Michigan. The double header weekend can be tough, but the girls’ were confident that… Read More

A gavel in front of some legal books

Trial Pushed in West Virginia Murder Case


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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trial date has been pushed back for a man accused of shooting a youth football coach at a West Virginia gas station in 2017. The Herald-Dispatch reports the defendant’s attorney plans to seek input from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on a judge’s rulings in not allowing an… Read More

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Opioid Negotiations Fail to Produce Deal Just Before Trial

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Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation’s opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday. Key differences were between state attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments, rather than with the drugmakers and distributors they are suing. One of the negotiators, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, said late Friday that local governments did… Read More

Gigantic dinosaurs like the sauropod Diplodocus would have had problems with potentially lethal overheating.

Ohio U Researchers Find How Huge Dinosaurs Combatted Heat Stroke

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Different dinosaur groups independently evolved gigantic body sizes, but they all faced the same problems of overheating and damaging their brains. Researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine show in a new article in the Anatomical Record that different giant dinosaurs solved the problem in different ways, evolving different cooling systems in different… Read More

Schools Ask Lawmakers to Ban Betting on Collegiate Sports


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s public colleges and universities are asking lawmakers to prohibit betting on collegiate sports as the state moves to authorize sports wagering, saying that bets on amateur athletic contests could compromise those sports. The Inter-University Council, consisting of Ohio’s 14 public colleges and universities, expressed its opposition to the House Finance… Read More

Some of the 1,000 solar panels that are part of a green energy project on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation frame the landscape near Cannon Ball, N.D., where the grand opening for the energy farm that was borne partly out of protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in 2016 and 2017 was held. Revenue generated from the 30 kilowatt farm is currently being used to power a community center and gymnasium in Cannon Ball. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

Companies Propose Building 3 Solar Farms in Ohio


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two companies have proposed solar farm projects in Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports the three projects proposed for central Ohio west of Columbus would all be about 180 to 200 megawatts, with each taking up more than 1,000 acres (404.694 hectares) of farmland. Savion, a Kansas-based company, has proposed a project… Read More

Jerome Buckner Bobcats Football

Ohio Football: Takeaways and Gameballs from the ‘Cats Win over Kent State

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ATHENS, OH — What a strange season it has been so far for Ohio and the rest of the Mid-American Conference. Pre-season favorites have not been impressive and teams projected to finish towards the bottom have surprised. That’s why every conference win the Bobcats can get is all that much more important, especially within their… Read More