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Former WOUB Student Involved in Design of Largest Ultra High Definition Production Facility


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ATHENS, OH – As chief video engineer at New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida, former WOUB student and Ohio University graduate Dan Slentz helped design and put together one of the largest Ultra High Definition production facilities under one roof in the United States. It’s an experience that Slentz believes would not have been… Read More

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Group Claims Bias in Lawsuit Against Cleveland’s Water Department

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A civil rights group has sued Cleveland claiming the city’s water department discriminates against black customers by disproportionately shutting off service and placing liens on their property for unpaid bills. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has proposed the federal complaint filed Wednesday be certified as a class-action lawsuit. The NAACP says black customers are affected… Read More

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ACLU Back on Board with Bill Reducing Drug Crime Penalties

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says it’s ready to once again support a bill designed to reduce low-level drug possessions to misdemeanors and increase penalties for drug dealers. The legislation is part of a long-running attempt by lawmakers to reduce Ohio’s prison population amidst the opioid addictions epidemic. The ACLU reversed… Read More

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Roadway Rights in Ohio’s Plan for More High-Speed Internet

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A strategic plan would extend high-speed internet to about 1 million unserved or underserved Ohioans by using rural routes and highways previously off-limits to private development. If the plan released Thursday is approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the aggressive blueprint for expanding and improving broadband access across the state also… Read More

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Manage your attention, not just your time, says productivity expert Maura Thomas


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For busy professionals, the workload can feel overwhelming, pushing us into a defensive mode. And it’s tough to sort out what matters when we’re constantly being distracted by messages that feel urgent, but maybe aren’t all that important. In this episode, leading productivity expert Maura Thomas offers tips for sorting out your priorities, from her… Read More