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A federal panel of judges has voided West Virginia's congressional redistricting plan. In a 2-1 ruling issued Tuesday, the judges gave the Legislature and the governor have until Jan. 17 to come up with a new plan. If they don't, the court will impose one of its own. The judges concluded that the state's three… Read More
An accident in Perry County has taken the life of a Rushville woman. Officials at the Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol say the accident happened on U.S. 22 near Amish Ridge Road in Madison Township around 7:00 a.m. Carol Emmert, 60, died at the scene. Another woman, Carrie Morrison, 18, of Caroll… Read More
A South Charleston, Ohio woman is dead after an accident in Jackson County yesterday. Listen to your audio update here.
Athens band The Ridges have recorded a live session for the popular music website Daytrotter.com. Daytrotter.com is hosted by Horseshack Studio in Rock Island, Ill., which has recorded hundreds of sessions by up-and-coming indie acts and legendary cult bands. Touring groups often stop by Horseshack to record a live set, which is made available via… Read More
Pete Germano, Ohio football's longest tenured coach, has accepted an offer to coach the defensive line and special teams units at Fresno State University. The information was confirmed to WOUB by Ohio media relations director Tom Symonds on Tuesday morning. Germano, who spent 11 years as a coach on the Bobcat staff and most recently… Read More
Police say a southeastern Ohio man trying to free his stuck all-terrain vehicle during a New Year's Eve ride fell over a cliff shortly before midnight and died. Hocking County sheriff's Capt. Jerrod Alford said Monday that Cody Martin was riding in a field that led to the cliff and slid backward over the edge… Read More
Security changes are making it harder for West Virginians to get or renew a driver's license and the head of the Division of Motor Vehicles doesn't want residents to take it out on his employees. Starting Tuesday, residents will have to provide three separate documents to renew or get a new driver's license. States are… Read More
More snow is expected in Ohio, where a storm has left up to 10 inches on the ground and contributed to a highway pileup involving about 20 vehicles. Plus, President E. Gordon Gee says Ohio State University should have asked more pointed questions as memorabilia-for-cash scandal was first coming to light.
An earthquake expert says a northeast Ohio well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas drilling almost certainly caused a series of 11 minor quakes in the Youngstown area since last spring. John Armbruster of Columbia University said Monday that it might take a year for the wastewater-related rumblings in the earth to… Read More
All lanes of I-77 in Noble County are open after a multi-vehicle wreck Monday that sent four to the hospital. The number of vehicles involved was 22 in all. Six Washington County Fire Departments and area law enforcement responded to the accident on I-77 South. Sheriff Larry Mincks says it happened at mile post 18… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats wrestling team is now at the mid-way point of its season. The Bobcats took 10th out of 23 teams in the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which ended Monday. The Southern Scuffle is a two day event; Ohio had five of its wrestlers advance to compete in both days. The Green and… Read More