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Ohio University ranks in the top three percent of higher education institutions worldwide for its quality of education.

The university ranked 464 among the world’s 22,000 degree-granting institutions by the Center for World University Rankings.

The Ohio University Police Department will be stepping up enforcement of speed limits starting in August.

Law enforcement officials from several departments within Athens County have officially joined with officers from Fairfield County and Hocking County to form a major crimes task force.

A former central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded guilty to 13 counts, including felony sexual battery and misdemeanor sexual imposition.

Anthony Miller of Westerville changed his pleas Tuesday in Licking County court.

Among homeless kids and teens, LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning) youth have an especially hard time. 

Lighthouse Youth Services is among a handful of groups trying to identify and address issues that specifically affect homeless LGBTQ youth.

A proposal for more than $400,000 in improvements to Athens County's 911 Center was presented to the county commissioners Tuesday by 911 Director Dan Pfeiffer.

It calls for installing four new dispatching consoles to replace the three existing ones that are in regular use.

An organization formed by Athens and Athens County to pursue electric aggregation took a key step Tuesday, sending out a request for electricity price quotes and related services.

Ohio's elections chief has issued an order requiring all poll workers to undergo mandatory training before the fall election.

Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer provided health care insurance plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.

Athens City Council unanimously voted on Monday to oppose the construction of a barge facility on the Ohio River which would accept fracking waste in neighboring Meigs County.

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