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Ohio dominated the shots on goal in the game; the Bobcats amassed 32 shots on goal, more than doubling Illinois’ 15 attempts. It was a big win for Ohio as they protected their home ice and remained unbeaten at Bird Arena with a 4-1 victory over Illinois. After a 48-day hiatus from Bird Arena, Ohio… Read More
A third party analysis of the Tennessee Gas pipeline that exploded in November in Morgan County shows a crack in a girth weld may be to blame. A spokeswoman for the El Paso Corporation parent company says the metallurgical report indicates soil movement similar to a landslide event may have caused the shallow crack. She… Read More
“We’re all on the same team working for the same goal,” junior point guard Ashley Fowler said, when she was asked about her changing roles this season. In the fall, Fowler was looking forward to starting at point guard for the Ohio women’s basketball team for the third consecutive year; Fowler led the team in… Read More
Webster’s Dictionary defines success as a “favorable or desired outcome.” But what does this term mean to the Ohio women’s basketball team? According to Ohio head coach Semeka Randall, the success of this team is directly attributed to the players. “I think this team is gaining more and more confidence in playing with one another… Read More
The Belpre Bureau of Motor vehicles is closing in June 2012. The Scioto County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an eight-week-old baby. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The head of the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau says the end of Pelotonia in Athens isn't going to be that hard on the region economically. Pelotonia is an annual cancer charity bike ride that starts in Columbus and used to end at Ohio University. But, Pelotonia officials announced that this year's event will… Read More
The superintendent of Union Scioto Local Schools says that although no changes have been made to their anti-bullying policy, they are working with Equal Ohio to make necessary changes. Dwight Garrett told WOUB News he had anticipated changes by the end of 2011, but so far none have been finalized. The need to make changes… Read More
There may be a roof, walls, and comfortable separation from the blustery conditions outside. However, Friday marks the first of what could make many “winter classics” for Ohio. It’s been 48 days since the Bobcats have seen a puck drop at Bird Arena. That break ends Friday as Illinois makes its first trip to Athens… Read More
“Work it harder / Make it better / Do it faster / Makes us stronger.” These lyrics were drawn from Daft Punk’s song “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” (later sampled by Kanye West in his hit single “Stronger”). The meaning is simple: working harder makes us stronger. When traced back to the original source, German philosopher… Read More
On the brink of the Top 25, Ohio suffered a disappointing defeat in the Convocation Center to Robert Morris on Monday. With the loss, Ohio (12-2) ties the 1939-40 and 1920-21 Bobcat basketball teams for the best start in school history. Ohio will look to bounce back on the road Saturday at Bowling Green. … Read More
The Belpre Bureau of Motor Vehicles will be closing in June 2012. Ohio Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Lindsey Bohrer says the location's contract is set to expire this summer. Bohrer says the office is closing because their numbers are falling short of expectations. "A couple things went into it, one of the things being… Read More
The former manager of a Scioto County pain clinic is in jail on drug trafficking charges. Sheriff Marty Donini says the Fairfield County indictment alleges Jody Robinson, 37, of Portsmouth, committed more than 80 counts of trafficking in drugs and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. Officers arrested Robinson at… Read More
Preliminary results from the autopsy of an infant in Scioto County have determined there was no foul play in the death. The cause of the death was due to double pneumonia with no signs of physical abuse. Investigators say a man in the Franklin Furnace area called 911 on Thursday evening. He told dispatchers the… Read More
An annual cancer charity bike ride through the Ohio countryside is changing course away from the challenging hills in southeast Ohio. Organizers of Pelotonia tour announced on Thursday that this year's event will end at Kenyon College in central Ohio's Knox County, instead of at Ohio University in Athens. Pelotonia spokeswoman Jessica Kinman says that… Read More
Traffic is down to one lane on U.S. 33 in Hocking County near Logan. The accident happened where the road goes from a four-lane highway down to two lanes. State Highway Patrol Troopers say the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. One person was taken to the hospital.
The Ohio Univeristy Deputy Chief of Police has been placed on paid administrative leave. Plus, OU and the Kellogg company are teaming up to donate cereal to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Food Center. And, Democratic state lawmakers are pushing a proposal laid out in President Barack Obama's health care law.
“Is it better than the Swedish film?” That’s the question everybody’s asking. I’d rather judge David Fincher’s remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as its own thing, but you can’t really help comparing the two, can you? As for Steig Larsson’s books, I’ve only read this first one in the trilogy; my imagination… Read More
A 12-foot section of a tree trunk being removed from a right-of-way fell and crushed an Ohio road crew worker to death. The accident Thursday happened while Troy Murphy, 45, a Licking County employee, was working with other crew members to bring the tree down. Firefighter Brandon Reece of the Granville Township Fire Department says… Read More
A decision is expected sometime this spring on whether a disabled Ohio University ROTC cadet will be able to serve in the United States Air Force. Matt Pirrello lost his leg 18 months ago in a training accident and now serves as an amputee cadet. An injury that could prevent him from being able to… Read More