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4 OU Fraternities, Rugby and Marching 110 Remain Under Restrictions, Others Removed


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ATHENS (WOUB) — (UPDATE 11/7/19) Restrictions against three sororities at Ohio University have been lifted after an investigation into hazing allegations ended. The University concluded it’s investigation into Chi Omega, Delta Zeta and Pi Beta Phi two weeks ago after no evidence was found to cooperate claims that included bullying, assault and forced drug use, according… Read More

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West Virginia Governor’s Companies Ordered to Pay $35M

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LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice have been ordered to pay $35 million in damages for defaulting on a mining contract. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the lawsuit stems from a 2005 deal in which Kentucky Fuel gained the right to mine coal in Breathitt County in exchange for royalties. The company,… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine delivers his first State of the State address

DeWine Signs Law Enhancing Ohio Efforts Against Cyberattacks

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a bill aimed at enhancing Ohio’s resilience to cyberattacks, including those aimed at its election systems. The measure signed Friday adds a chief information security officer at Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office who will work to enrich both state and county election security technology efforts…. Read More

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Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison in Iranian Trade Sanctions Case

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with defying U.S. trade sanctions by illegally exporting gas and oil pipeline parts to Iran has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus on Thursday said 64-year-old Behrooz Behroozian, of Columbus, violated export control laws for more than a decade,… Read More