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The Ohio University Board Of Trustees Added A Regional Member And Discussed Enrollment Decline At Latest Meeting

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Regional representation in university leadership and further enrollment decline were among the topics of discussion during the Ohio University’s Board of Trustees’ meeting on Thursday.  Misty Crosby, of Marietta, was named the new regional trustee following an unanimous vote during the morning session of the meeting.  OU President Hugh Sherman first… Read More

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Marietta Leading Ohio In Rate Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations

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MARIETTA, Ohio (WOSU) — Health officials are sending an urgent message in southern Ohio’s Washington County as COVID-19 patients overwhelm area hospitals. “We’re drowning in positivity,” said director of nursing at the Washington County Health Department, Angie Rarey. Rarey said children are leading the latest COVID-19 cases at Marietta Memorial Health System’s three hospitals in… Read More

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Marietta Doctor Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison For Illegally Distributing Opioids

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Marietta doctor was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday to eight years in prison for illegally prescribing opioids and other controlled substances and defrauding health care programs. A federal jury convicted Roger D. Anderson, 66, last March on one count of conspiring to distribute controlled substances, eight counts of illegal dispensing of… Read More