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After a perfect 10-0 regular season, the Williamstown Yellow Jackets are back in the Class A West Virginia state playoff bracket. The Yellow Jackets claimed the number two seed in the sixteen-team bracket and will be hosting the fifteen-seeded Madonna Blue Dons in the first round of the playoffs Friday night. The Blue Dons finished… Read More
The saying goes, “The third time’s a charm,” and the Tri-Valley Scotties (10-1) hope that holds true Friday night. Their matchup with New Albany (9-2) marks the third time the Scotties have played in the regional semifinals, but they have never advanced to the finals. To do so, Tri-Valley must defeat a familiar opponent in… Read More
The superintendent of the Cambridge City School District says the district will need to try again to pass a levy or face serious cuts. A levy before voters yesterday failed with 54 percent voting against it. Superintendent Dennis Dettra says the district will face tough financial times without additional funding. "Well, right now we're… Read More
Making An American Monument: An Epic Journey in Bronze Wednesday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. This unique film chronicles the amazing work over ten years of three world renowned sculptors as they create one of the world's largest installations of bronze sculptures 120 pieces one-and-a quarter life-size. Stretching over four city blocks in downtown Omaha,… Read More
The superintendent of Lancaster City Schools says he'll recommend that the board of education put another levy before voters in March. Rob Walker says he's disappointed the .5 mill bond issue and tax levy for construction and renovation of the district's elementary schools failed yesterday. However, he says the district only has one year to… Read More
Ohio Republicans are trying again to put congressional map lines in place. West Virginia's community colleges will help soldiers pursue their degrees. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Ohio's top judge is disappointed that the state's voters said no to raising the age limit for serving on the bench. An issue defeated Tuesday would have allowed people as old as 75 to become a judge in Ohio. The vote keeps the maximum age at 70. Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor said in a statement… Read More
Maureen Wagner talks with OU alumna Lucy Sexton about her career as a performer, director, choreographer and producer of "The Bessies," aka The New York Dance and Performance Awards. Sexton is currently producing the OU College of Fine Arts' 75th Anniversary celebration, taking place in April 2012.
Ohio Women’s Basketball is pleased to announce that Grant Burkhardt will be broadcasting the team’s games for the upcoming 2011-12 season. The senior Broadcast Journalism major offers significant experience behind the microphone, having broadcasted sporting events on the radio dating back to his high school days. Burkhardt will be broadcasting games from both the Convocation… Read More
The total number of international students at Ohio University has risen steadily in the past few years. University statistics show in the fall of 2008, there were 1,160 international students on campus, compared to more than 1,400 in the fall of 2010. More than half of those international students in 2010 came from China. The… Read More
The Ohio University Innovation Center is helping another up-and-coming company. Partnering with the center only a year ago, MetalloPharm is one of the newer companies on sight. MetalloPharm, a drug discovery company, works in the areas of infectious diseases, and it will soon be working on potential treatments for cancer. According to Senior Scientist Bill… Read More
The vote on an Ohio union law contributed to the state's highest voter turnout in 20 years for an off-year general election. Results posted early Wednesday by the Ohio Secretary of State's office show 46 percent of the state's registered voters cast ballots on Tuesday. To find a higher turnout for an odd-year election you… Read More
Here's a recap of the November, 2011 election results. Listen to your audio update here.
Ohio field hockey beat Lafayette College (PA) 2-1 in overtime in the NCAA Tournament play-in game Tuesday afternoon. That win secured Ohio's place in the 16-team NCAA Tournament. The 'Cats learned their tournament draw just hours after their win over the Leopards at Pruitt Field. Ohio is North Carolina-bound. @BobcatShowcase
For Jackson Mayor, Democrat Randy Heath defeated Republican John Peters by a 2 to 1 margin. Elected for Jackson Auditor is Brett Reed with a tight win against his opponent. Over in Wellston, Connie Pelletier will serve as Mayor. She beat out her two opponents. And Democrat Luke Scott defeated Republican… Read More