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  1. Ohio Stadium beer profits top $1.35 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Buckeyes may not have made the College Football Playoff this season, but it appears their fans outperformed in 2017 when it came to beer sales in the 'Shoe. Net revenue from alcohol sales at Ohio Stadium totaled more than $1.35 million this season.

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  2. After alum Matt Lauer's firing, Ohio University seeks to protect internsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Columbus Dispatch

    It was just last week that “Today” show host Matt Lauer was singing Ohio University's praises as the school's marching band appeared in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. “This may be my favorite moment, from my alma mater in Athens, Ohio...” Lauer began as he introduced the band and its director during the televised parade program Thanksgiving morning.

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  3. Insurer doesn't want to defend OU professor in sexual-harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Liberty Mutual may pay the full cost of replacing your damaged car, like it says in its ads with the Statue of Liberty in the background, but don't ask it to defend you in a sexual-harassment complaint. The insurer wants a court to declare that it isn't liable to help former Ohio University English professor Andrew Escobedo, who is accused of inappropriately touching several female students at an end-of-the-semester gathering at two Athens bars in December 2015, writes Dispatch Federal Courts Reporter Earl Rinehart.

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  4. OU's proposed ban on indoor protests unconstitutional, ACLU saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A proposed Ohio University policy which would ban indoor protests on campus is unconstitutional and would chill expression, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio said.

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  5. Nellis wants OU to lead in diversity, inclusion, and as catalyst for AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The number was splashed on auditorium rows, banners and a cake on Ohio University's campus as M. Duane Nellis was invested as its 21st president. Though he arrived in Athens in June, Nellis, 63, was formally sworn-in to his new role, standing before students, faculty and staff on a stage basked in an Oz-like green light at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Auditorium.

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  6. Mayors' group makes sure Appalachian Ohio's voice is heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ATHENS - Mayors from a stretch of Appalachian Ohio have been meeting for 20 years to exchange advice on everything from economic development strategies to sharing snow-removal equipment, but now they are broadening their scope. For example, the 13-county consortium of mayors in southeastern and southern Ohio wrote to Gov. John Kasich and the director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services recently seeking $12 million from approximately $200 million in unobligated federal funds for the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program, or TANF.

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  7. Serial bank robber sought after he hits 4 Ohio communities in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The sandy blonde-haired man in his 20s wore sunglasses, a black leather jacket and black shirt with blue jeans when he walked into the U.S. Bank in Circleville around 10:20 a.m. on September 13. It was a scene that would be repeated three more times that same day at banks in other locations around southern and southeastern Ohio. Now an FBI task force is looking to find the suspect.

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  8. Ohio University's 'freedom-of-expression' policy bans indoor protests Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio University calls new rules a "freedom of expression" policy and says they are meant to promote the free exchange of ideas while ensuring safety on campus. But students looking to exchange ideas in the form of a protest or rally in a university building appear to be out of luck.

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  9. Ohio University's 'freedom-of-expression' policy bans indoor protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio University calls new rules a “freedom of expression” policy and says they are meant to promote the free exchange of ideas while ensuring safety on campus. But students looking to exchange ideas in the form of a protest or rally in a university building appear to be out of luck.

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  10. Daily Growler, Big Mamma's to become roommates in Brewery District digs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A second location opened in 2014 in Powell. Neither location has food service inside.

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  11. Company provides audience, earnings for artists with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    "The name is so important," said Michael Hite, gesturing proudly at a display board full of animals on canvas. "We want it to be more personal.

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  12. Ohio University professor resigns after sexual-harassment findingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    His resignation comes months after two students reported sexual misconduct to the Office of University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance. Investigators with that office found that the evidence supported the finding that Escobedo, 50, sexually harassed them.

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  13. Ohio University professor resigns after sexual-harassment findingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    His resignation comes months after two students reported sexual misconduct to the Office of University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance. Investigators with that office found that the evidence supported the finding that Escobedo sexually harassed them.

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  14. Ohio University to offer stadium beer salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio University announced the change this week in response to feedback from customer surveys, joining other Ohio schools offering beer at games. Beer won't be sold on the stadium's student side, but many still spoke in favor of at least having the option to drink.

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  15. Preservation society lays its hands on historic Athens churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    It's inexplicable, but it might have something to do with the beautiful stained glass windows, the rounded pews and the sumptuous oak doors. Or, it could be the history lingering in all of those physical attributes.

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  16. Churches find savings, higher purpose in energy efficiency Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    That's because there's a "spiritual dimension" to caring for the earth and being good stewards of it, said the Rev. Rob Martin, pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Athens.

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  17. Serial rapist sentenced to 41 years after pleading guilty to attacks in Athens, LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The man authorities said is a serial rapist whose attacks began when he was 15 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting three women in Athens and another in Lancaster. Athens County Common Pleas Judge George P. McCarthy sentenced Sean J. Lawson Jr. after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to an 11-count indictment, plus another count of rape added for the Lancaster attack.

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  18. Athens man charged in womana s strangulation deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    An Athens man has been ordered held on $1 million bond, charged with aggravated murder in the strangulation of a Chauncey woman. Athens County Municipal Court Judge Todd L. Grace set the bond for William D. Blair Tuesday.

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  19. Ohio University braces for budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio University administrators are proposing that the board of trustees approve an approximately $720 million operating budget for the 2017-18 academic year that includes unspecified cuts. Factors including the anticipated imposition of a tuition freeze in the new two-year state budget and a decline in the number of freshmen enrolled for the fall semester on the Athens campus have contributed to the budget challenges, according to budget documents prepared for the trustees.

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  20. Bond set at $3 million for suspect in Athens rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Common Pleas Judge George P. McCarthy set the bond Tuesday after Shawn J. Lawson Jr. pleaded not guilty to 11 felony counts. Lawson, 26, of Athens, is accused of being the serial rapist wanted in connection with a series of sexual assaults on women in the city.

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