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Update 12:15 p.m. Partial power has been restored to the Ohio University Athens campus. "Power is coming back on but please continue to keep consumption low or it may go out again," says Dean of Students Ryan Lombardi. No word yet on how many buildings were affected. The Ohio University Athens campus is experiencing… Read More
Ohio's unemployment rate has gone down a notch after rising during the summer. The state's Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that Ohio joblessness fell to an even 9 percent in October, from 9.1 percent in September. The state matched the national unemployment rate in both months. Officials say the number of workers… Read More
President McDavis speeks to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Watch the live stream on woub.org. A power outage has disrupted the signal. The stream will return when power is restored.
President McDavis speeks to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Watch the live stream on woub.org.
An Ohio sheriff won't confirm that a 52-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy are the suspects taken into custody after a man who responded to a Craigslist job ad was found dead in a shallow grave. Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum indicated in an email Friday that he wasn't ready to identify the pair. The… Read More
Get to know "Player of the Year" candidate, Austin Osborne, a little better. Will his strong arm and ability to find the end zone be enough to make him this year's "Player of the Year?" Find out this Friday at 11:30 p.m. on WOUB. Name: Austin Osborne Position: Quarterback School: Jackson Grade: Senior Ironmens’… Read More
An Ohio University collaborative program is trying to help elementary school teachers better teach math. The program called Better Mathematics through Literacy attempts to help teachers find new ways to improve elementary mathematics instruction. Ohio University Professor Tim McKeny in the School of Education helped develop the program and appeared on WOUB Television's Newswatch last… Read More
A Tennessee Gas spokeswoman says at this point in the investigation they don't believe an explosion in Morgan County was caused by over-pressurization in the line. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says ruled yesterday that Wednesday's explosion in Homer Township was the result of the ignition of natural gas following an over-pressurization or failure in… Read More
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says they know the cause for Wednesday's explosion in Homer Township. Plus, A judge has set a sentencing date for a doctor convicted of running a pill mill.
A new forecast says 4.4 percent more Ohioans will take Thanksgiving trips this year because people who stayed home the last three years will hit the road. Auto club AAA said Thursday that the economy is still a big concern and consumer confidence remains low. But the group's survey found most people don't plan to… Read More