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Indie Book Spotlight: The Shadow tech Goddess by Ren Garcia

I'm excited to be able to get back into the swing of things and shine the spotlight on another great indie book.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Daily Herald

Fired band head says he was fixing vulgar culture

Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document released by his attorney.


Medical News Today

Only 1 in 10 smokers who visited a dentist received advice to quit

Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers , according to a study from Ohio State University.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

The Chronicle-Telegram

OSU football player Tracy Sprinkle pleads no contest in Lorain bar brawl

Former Ohio State University football player Tracy Sprinkle pleaded no contest today to attempted failure to comply for his role in a bar brawl earlier this month.


Related Topix: Lorain, OH, Elyria, OH

People's Defender

Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Field Day set11:21 am

The Southwest Corn Growers Association will hold their annual Corn Growers Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Fayette County Airport and Demonstration Farm just northwest of Washington Court House on state Route 38. There is no charge for this event.


Related Topix: Ohio, Events, Washington Court House, OH, Agriculture, Science, Speakers

The Chronicle-Telegram

Fired Ohio State band director says he was fixing vulgar culture

COLUMBUS - Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document released by his attorney.


Daily Mail

Ohio State band member says she liked her sexually explicit name...

Ohio State band member says she liked her sexually explicit name 'Joobs' as she comes to the defense of fired band leader She also denied claims that students were pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts A former Ohio State University band member has slammed an investigation report which used her ... (more)


Ohio mumps cases now number 469

Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire country last year.


Related Topix: Ohio

Business Journal

Pizzuti's Offices at the Joseph lands 2 more tenants

Pizzuti Cos. now has two-thirds of its Offices at the Joseph project in the Short North occupied with the signing of two more tenants.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Lantern

Alumni show support for Jon Waters at Ohio State Marching Band practice

Mike Constantine Credit: Mark Batke/ Photo editor James Lang, a 2000 graduate of Ohio State, said he will not give one more dollar to the university unless they reinstate former marching band director Jonathan Waters, who was terminated last week.


Hispanic Business

Ohio State University Deploys Mediasite Campus-Wide, Creates 7,000 Videos in First Year

Instructors had to choose a software recording option, upload their videos for transcoding and then wait days while they were prepared individually for their students.



New Program Aims To Help South Side Youth

There is a new opportunity for kids on the south side of Columbus to get set on the right path.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Franklin County, OH

The Medina Gazette

Longtime 4-Hers honored at breakfast, awarded scholarships

Twenty-five Medina County senior 4-H teenagers were honored for their outstanding leadership, community service and project achievements.


Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Family, Teenagers, Medina, OH

The Plain Dealer

Clevelander's 'Stir Fry Project:' Aimed at getting teens to cook healthy meals

She doesn't yell. Or demand. Or guilt-trip. When Howe Fun Lye-Starks wants to get teens to eat something nutritious - wait, make that cook themselves something nutritious - she goes to a place grown-ups rarely go.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OK, Supplement, Garlic, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food


$148M Metals Hub Plans Detroit Digs

The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute is tasked with establishing a regional manufacturing hub to move cutting-edge lightweight metals from the lab to real-world applications, such as vehicles, airplanes, and ships for both the commercial and military sectors.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Military, US Navy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Morning Journal

Fond memories flow as three join Ag Hall of Fame

The lives, dedication, support and significant contributions of three local farmers were honored Tuesday morning at the Columbiana County Fair.


Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, Agriculture, Science

Inclusion of disabled preschoolers in the classroom boosts their language skills

Mainstreaming preschoolers with disabilities into a regular classroom can boost their language skills, says a study by Ohio State University .


Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family

WTVN-AM Columbus

OSU responds to stories of controversial quiz question

An online story claimed a quiz for an undergraduate class called Psychology 1100 at Ohio State University included the following question: Theo has an IQ of 100 and Aine has an IQ of 125.


The Columbus Dispatch

Title IX impacted firing

Lori Cohen, an alumna of the Ohio State marching band, reads a letter in support of Jonathan Waters outside the office of university President Dr. Michael V. Drake.


Ohio State University urged to reinstate fired band director Jon Waters, who has support...

Support for former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, fired last week after a university investigation determined he was aware of and did not diffuse a "sexualized culture," has been widespread and strong.