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Ohio University police are searching for the man they say raped a student on September 10. Three southeast Ohio mail processing centers may be shut down. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Ohio volleyball team started off the "Bash in the Boro" tournament held at Georgia Southern University with a win against South Carolina State. The Bobcats beat the Lady Bulldogs in three straight sets, narrowly taking the first set 25-23. But the Bobcats got it rolling in the second and third sets winning 25-19 and… Read More
The football game scheduled to be played at Dawson-Bryant tonight against Trimble has been postponed. Trimble Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Jones tells WSAZ.com the game is "postponed due to reports of viral meningitis." She says they are working on rescheduling the game. Meningitis. The mere mention of the word sends fear through many people. … Read More
It started off as an average Thursday in September for Athens County resident Dottie Channell. She was sitting in the sunroom of her home of 50 years and looking at the neighboring Athens High School football stadium through her windows. In an instant, the sky turned black and her average day turned on its head. … Read More
State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose for the third straight month in August, to a level matching the national jobless rate. The Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that unemployment edged up to 9.1 percent last month, from 9.0 percent in July. The U.S. unemployment rate for August also was 9.1 percent…. Read More
On the ground, those who experienced the tornado on September 16, 2010 knew the damage caused was major. Trees were down and homes were destroyed in an instant. But, the extent of the devestation was even more apparent in the view from the sky. The Athens County Emergency Management Agency went up in a helicopter… Read More
The struggling U.S. Postal Service says it's considering whether to close more than 250 mail processing centers across the country, including three in southeast Ohio. There are 10 centers in Ohio on the list. The list released by the agency on Thursday includes facilities in Akron, Athens, Canton, Chillicothe Cincinnati, Dayton, Ironton, Steubenville, Toledo and… Read More
Recent studies by an Ohio University researcher suggests that certain pollutants may be causing heart disease. Alexander Sergeev says his studies show that POP's, persistent organic pollutants, such as pesticides, insecticides, and unintentional by-products from chemical reactions in factories, can cause heart disease to those in close proximity to them. "Most people come into contact… Read More
Ohio University Police say they are looking for a white male in his mid-20s who raped a female student early Saturday morning. Plus, today marks the one year anniversary of the tornado in The Plains. Listen to your audio update here.
Ohio University Police say they are looking for a white male in his mid-20's who raped a female student early Saturday morning. Police say the victim got lost walking home from a party. She might have been near State Route 682 in Athens at the time. They say she asked for help from a passing… Read More