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The Witness Newspaper
  • Press Release: ODMH Director Tracy Plouck and Local Leaders Discuss Benefits of Extending Medicaid Coverage

      Wilmington, OH – Today, local and state leaders came together in Wilmington to discuss the benefits of extending Medicaid coverage to those with income up to 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL).   By extending Medicaid benefits, many individuals needing treatment services for both physical and behavioral health disorders will have coverage for their treatment.   Proposed changes

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  • Super Bowl XLVII

    A. J. Ganger Sports   Whether you’re a football fan or not, everyone watches the Super Bowl. Some watch it for the commercials, some for the game, and others just want to watch the halftime show to see how the performance turns out. This Super Bowl had no shortage of surprises. This year’s match-up put

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  • Week 11 report

    A.J. Ganger Sports Week 11 was full of surprises and a defeat from a dominant team and SEC powerhouse. The Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the newest member of the SEC, the Aggies of Texas A&M. This game has changed the whole landscape of the BCS rankings as we know it. Fans were shown in

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  • College football report

    A.J. Ganger Sports   For some college football teams in November, a chance to play for their conference title is on the line. More teams are becoming bowl eligible, and the rivalry games are also in full swing this month. Alabama, which has been number 1 since the first week of the season back in

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  • Election results stir students

    Morgan Smith Editor   Last night, Wilmington College students gathered in the Underground in Pyle Center to watch as votes were tallied for the presidential race. Students enjoyed refreshments and political conversation.   “The Republicans obviously don’t like this idea,” said Katie Wisecup, a sophomore Biology major. She stated that Issue 2 is important to

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  • A stay at the rez

    Brianna Knisley My experience at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota To put into words the things I experienced on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is an exceptional task. For some reason it’s hard to capture the true essence of the Rez through description or even photo, and to do so only seems to take away

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  • Be aware, show you care

    Stephanie Thompson Staff Writer The week of September 10th through September 16th people across the country bound together for National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is preventable, yet daily in the U.S., people are taking their own lives because they and the people around them aren’t aware of a problem.  Facebook, Twitter and other news feeds

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  • Remembering September 11th, 2001

     A.J. Ganger Staff Writer   One fateful morning on the day of September 11, 2001, a group of terrorists boarded four planes. No one knew that those planes where going to be hijacked and to be targeted at 3 of our greatest buildings. Two of the four planes would crash into the World Trade Center

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  • Land of confusion

    Gus Sevastos Editorial and Staff Writer The purpose of this writing is not to shock or anger you, not get you to vote for a particular candidate, not to start heated debates, or to call for an overthrow of our government. The purpose of this article is to get you to think about our country.

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  • Attempt to limit online content leaves visitors unhappy

    Vctoria Burcham On October 26, 2011, Texas Republican congress member Lamar Smith, in conjunction with 12 other co-sponsors, introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). This act limits the online content of many websites such as Wikipedia, Google, and other site’s that have copyright material. They are able to black list these sites. “I would

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