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OSU football: A look at the Cowboys' 27-13 win over West Virginia by the numbers

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Video: Blake Shelton and Ryan Tedder perform with finalists on 'America's Got Talent' Season 15 finale

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Like 'climbing into a treehouse and discovering a speakeasy': Second annual Theatre Crude Fringe Festival goes virtual due to pandemic

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