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Field Hockey Tutorial

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*EXTENDED VERSION* Ohio field hockey is off to a fast start in 2011, winning its first two matches. As Neil Macmillan's club prepares to tackle Ohio State on Wednesday, learn the basics of field hockey with the seventh-year head coach of the Lady Bobcats. This video is part one of two; the second part –… Read More

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Ohio Gas Prices Up A Dollar

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Ohio gas prices are more than a dollar higher than they were a year ago just ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend.   Today's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express shows regular-grade gasoline is averaging $3.64 a gallon statewide, compared to $2.62 last year at this time. Still, the cost of gasoline in… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update August 29

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There was no alcohol in the system of a West Virginia man who was involved in an accident that killed an Albany couple. Plus,  three people from the Athens County Chapter of the American Red Cross are helping in areas damaged by Hurricane Irene. Listen to your audio update here.  

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OU Programs Working To Create Jobs

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The State of Ohio is looking to two Ohio University programs to create jobs in Southeast Ohio and is putting an extra half-million dollars behind the effort. The money goes to Ohio University's Edison Biotechnology Institute, where David Wight is the director, and to the Innovation Center, where Jennifer Simon is the director. "The state… Read More

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New Fracking Regulations Could Be Put In Place

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Companies drilling for oil and natural gas in shale formations in Ohio might soon face new air pollution limits.   The new practice of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," in pursuit of gas can require multiple wells on a single site, creating a concentration of equipment that can leak hazardous airborne compounds.   An Ohio Environmental Protection Agency… Read More

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Ohio Helping Irene Victims

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Ohio is doing its part to aid in the recovery from the storm battering the East Coast, mobilizing search and rescue teams and disaster responders from around the state.   Local media say the groups include Red Cross teams from Cincinnati and Toledo and members of the Ohio National Guard.   The Dayton Daily News reports a… Read More