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Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Make Statement in Win over Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio — Since Mid-American Conference play began back in the first week of January, the Bobcats have been searching for their “turning point”. They’ve twice blown sizeable halftime leads to MAC-leading Bowling Green, dropped a shootout to Akron, and lost in the final 20 seconds at Northern Illinois and Buffalo. Tuesday night, after all… Read More

Maree Gavhed, her husband Abdloulaye Soumana and her children celebrate her new citizenship.

More Than 200 Ohioans Become U.S. Citizens in Statehouse Ceremony

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219 people from 54 countries became US citizens in a ceremony at the Statehouse today.  And they were pretty pleased about it. Sage Shahid, Maree Gavhed, Man Biswa and Augustine Ackah all became citizens today. They live in the 15-county area covered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office in Columbus. Secretary of… Read More

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Ohio Infant Deaths Decrease, but Racial Disparity Continues

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Health officials say the number of infant deaths in Ohio decreased overall from 2017 to 2018, including a substantial drop in deaths among black infants. But the Department of Health says deaths of black infants continue to disproportionately outpace those of white babies. The state recorded 938 infant deaths in 2018,… Read More