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Ohio University Keeps S Grade Option

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ATHENS, Ohio — In an effort to ensure student success, Ohio University is once again giving students the option to opt in for the S (Satisfactory) grade option for Spring 2021. The S grade option was given to students as classes transitioned to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ohio University originally planned to remove… Read More

Athens County Courthouse

Mother Accused Of Covering Up Family Sexual Abuse Pleads Not Guilty

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Athens woman accused of trying to hinder investigations into alleged sexual abuse of her children pleaded not guilty to several felony charges Wednesday. Deborah Bellar, 49, was placed under a $1 million bond. She was arrested Tuesday after indictments were issued against her, her husband and two of her sons…. Read More

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“Let Me Help” w/ John “Soho Johnny” Pasquale

Posted on: John “Soho Johnny” Pasquale has always had a passion for music. He uses music, to celebrate life itself, and to help others.He has for years been producing major, star studded events in all areas of music, using the proceeds to raise funds for charities. Building on the success of his charitable endeavors, John founded… Read More

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Scott Shute, LinkedIn’s Head of Mindfulness and Compassion

Posted on: Jazzed About Work guests often mention LinkedIn as an important tool for learning about career trends and building your network. Today’s guest is actually from LinkedIn, and he’ll be focusing on some of the deeper aspects of connecting with other people. His name is Scott Shute, and not long ago he was LinkedIn’s vice… Read More

The Justice Center in Cleveland, the complex which houses the Cuyahoga County jail.

Another Effort To Reform Ohio’s Cash Bail System Launched

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched another effort to overhaul the state’s bail system, which has been talked about for years and is backed by conservative and liberal groups. The newly introduced Senate bill doesn’t eliminate cash bail, but caps it at 25% of a person’s monthly net income. Sponsoring Sen. Rob McColley… Read More