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Ohio nearly let another game slip away, but in the end, the Bobcats built too big an early lead for Marshall to overcome. The Bobcats improved to 4-1 with a 70-68 win over the Herd in Huntington, W. Va., but the feeling afterwards was that Ohio escaped the Cam Henderson Center with a win. Ohio… Read More
A pastor and close friend of a man killed in Ohio in what authorities call a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme says the FBI traced the victim's whereabouts using an email he sent to his family. Pastor Kenny Bryant is from the Tabernacle Church in Norfolk, Va. He said today the brother and ex-wife of David Pauley grew concerned after… Read More
Country music legend Billy Joe Shaver will perform at the Adelphia Music Hall in downtown Marietta, Ohio, this Saturday. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by Charleston, W.Va group Hybrid Soul Project at 10 p.m. Shaver, known as the original honky tonk hero, has been through a lot in his 72 years. He was… Read More
When Athens County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary call last night on Elliotsville Road, they were met with an unusual sight — the suspect was hogtied and unconscious. Sheriff Pat Kelly says the homeowner returned to the house around 9 p.m. and found a person leaving out a back window. The owner… Read More
The Athens County Sheriff's Office has been notified it will not be receiving funds from a domestic violence grant for fiscal year 2012. The loss of the money means domestic violence advocate Cheryl Garvin will be laid off January 1. It could also lead to some serious issues for the Sheriff's office. Sheriff… Read More
Not just one, but two streaks ended today and for Ohio; it was a streak they did not want to end. UNC-Wilmington came to town for an early afternoon match-up and ended their road losing streak and Ohio’s three game winning streak with a 56-51 win. “Coming into this game, I knew this game would… Read More
An Athens County Common Pleas Court judge has ruled in favor of a company who wants to bring a strip club to Athens. Judge Alan Goldsberry reversed the Athens Zoning Board of Appeals decision barring a strip club on Stimson Avenue. In June, the board ruled that the club was not an appropriate use for… Read More
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources delivered its final recommendations on exotic animal ownership to the governor today. Details in your afternoon audio update.
After winning five division special teams player of the week awards, the Mid-American Conference named Ohio placekicker Matt Weller the Special Teams "Player of the Year" Wednesday. Weller led the conference and set a school record with 22 made field goals this season and is tied for the longest field goal made with a 49-yard… Read More
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources delivered its final recommendation report on exotic animal regulations to the Governor's office today, but the report does not make a recommendation on what should happen to animals taken by the state from casual owners that cannot be placed at a zoo or other animal facility. ODNR Director James… Read More
During the holiday season, food is on a lot of people's minds. But for some, access to food is what occupies their thoughts, because they live in a food desert. "There are a lot of definitions, but I think an easy one comes out of the Farm Bill of 2008. They defined it as… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Joan Butcher talks with Doug Mitchell, director of Personnel Plus, and Rick Frame, manager of the Athena Grand Cinema, about employment opportunities and accomodations for people with disabilities.
The Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office is asking for the public's help locating a Lancaster man after his home caught on fire Monday night. Listen to your audio update here.
Ohio's deer season has gotten off to a soggy start as rain contributed to lower opening-day numbers. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters with guns on Monday bagged 23,600 white-tailed deer. That was down 39 percent compared to the first day of last year's hunt, when weather conditions were described as "near ideal."… Read More
The state fire marshal's office has completed the on-scene part of its investigation into a fire that destroyed an insulation factory in eastern Ohio. Investigators have narrowed down the starting point of the fire at Janesville Acoustics in Newcomerstown. But they are not releasing any specifics until the full investigation is completed. No injuries were… Read More
Authorities say more than 30 agencies made nearly 2,000 traffic stops over the holiday period along a stretch of a U.S. highway that crosses Ohio from West Virginia to Indiana. The Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services said Tuesday that agencies in Indiana and Ohio patrolled U.S. Route 33 from noon last Wednesday through 9… Read More
The Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office is asking for the public's help locating a Lancaster man after his home caught on fire Monday night. Investigators say firefighters were called to the blaze on Eckert Road around 10:30 p.m. and the home was destroyed. Mark Johnson, 49, lived in the home with his two children. The… Read More