One of the biggest events of Athens’ summer calendar arrives on Saturday with a celebration of the life of the late Ivan Faske, operator of the legendary uptown Athens bar Swanky’s.
Last spring, Shoshana Walter with the Center for Investigative Reporting filed a routine public records request with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department for a story on a rogue firearms instructor. The request was unceremoniously denied, so Walter did exactly what reporters do in that …
From the Fox News website, Feb. 4, 2015: "Jordan's King Abdullah, himself a former general, angrily vowed to pursue ISIS until his military runs 'out of fuel and bullets,' in a closed door meeting with U.S. lawmakers that followed the release Wednesday of a grisly video showing a captured Jo…
Photographer Michel du Cille, graduate of Ohio University's journalism master's program and a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, has died after likely suffering a heart attack while on assignment for The Washington Post in Liberia.
A former Ohio University Post editor who now reports for the Washington Post found himself in the center of a major national news story late last week. On Sunday, he said managed to make it through the ordeal in Ferguson, Missouri, with support from what he termed his "Bobcat family."
Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress over the past couple weeks have set out to cut food stamp benefits by $39 billion, and to tie defunding of the president's signature Affordable Care Act to their approval of the federal government's continuing resolution spending bill.
Editor's note: The following article appeared on the IRE News Blog on June 5. It's part of a weekly "Behind the Story" series by IRE (the national trade group Investigative Reporters and Editors) intended to help journalists understand how fellow reporters do their jobs and get their stories…
While the various factions of U.S. Congress seem to agree that the doubling of student loan rates on July 1 should not happen, disagreement continues on how to handle it.
The global clean energy marketplace is expanding rapidly, but the competitive position of American industry is at risk because of increased competition abroad and uncertain policies at home, according to a report released earlier this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Both U.S. congressmen now representing Athens County voted in favor of H.R. 8, the 11th hour legislation designed to stop the nation from tumbling over the so-called fiscal cliff.
As the United States begins a final month of negotiations before the looming Jan. 1 "fiscal cliff" deadline, this area's Republican members of Congress are more or less sticking to the party line of shunning tax increases on the top 2 percent of wage earners and instead calling for spending cuts.
- A son's heroism, an Athens family's sacrifice
- OU football player indicted on stalking and other felony charges
- City and campus police get 3 more sex-assault reports
- OU classified staff contemplates another union drive
- Defendant in shooting death of Athens man gets 10 years
- Another uptown bookstore bites the dust
- Drug-ring figure gets 10 years
- Former local asst. prosecutor dies two months after prison release
- Bus driver helps make OU international students feel right at home in Athens
- Parents raise concerns about A/C at The Plains Elementary