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Tenishia Benson sank a free throw with less than a second remaining in overtime and led the Ohio Bobcats to a 72-71 win over the Akron Zips on Thursday. “That was a miracle,” Benson said about the last second play that led to the game winning shot. “The Lord wrote that one.” With nearly identical… Read More
Ohio University's Vice President of Student Affairs has been named the next president of Langston University. O.U. President Roderick McDavis sent an e-mail to the campus community making the announcement. "I extend heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Kent Smith on being named the next president of Langston University," says McDavis. Earlier this month, it was announced… Read More
The Ohio Department of Transportation has awarded a Pennsylvania company a bridge project to connect Ironton to Russell, Kentucky. ODOT announced today the Brayman Construction Corporation, of Saxonburg, won the bid with a figure of $81,266,742.05, below the state's final $84,555,000 estimate. The project will replace the existing bridge, relocating it to between Second… Read More
Reports released today show that a caretaker had been buying 2,000 pounds of chicken weekly for exotic animals set free by their eastern Ohio owner this fall before he killed himself. In documents posted online by the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, an investigator writes that the caretaker said "those cats were not starved" when Terry… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Kelee Riesbeck talks with Devika Chawla, associate professor in the Ohio University School of Communication Studies, about Chawla's research of role, identity and social transformations among Indian women in Hindu-arranged marriages.
Larry Hunter coached the Bobcats in one of the best eras ever for Ohio men's basketball. The 12-year head coach also coached Gary Trent, one of the most dominant players that Athens or the Mid-American Conference has ever seen. Trent, a nine-year NBA player and the only three-time MAC "Player of the Year," will see… Read More
Vinton County sheriff's deputies have found what are believed to be human remains next to a campsite in Londonderry. The discovery comes after six days of searching for 53-year-old Stephen Dempsey. Officers also found a gun possibly owned by Dempsey, who was reported missing Friday. Dempsey's family had not heard from him since… Read More
Maryann Hartwick, George Eberts and Tom O'Grady of the Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society talk about upcoming area events, such as star walks, public telescope viewings and a "camp-out" at the Athens Public Library. Visit www.athensastronomy.org or Facebook for more information.
Volunteers are needed in Portsmouth to help count the area's homeless population. A 13-year-old boy is committed to a juvenile detention center after admitting to fatally shooting his mother's boyfriend. Details in your afternoon audio update.
United States Senator Sherrod Brown says he wants more explanation for why USDA offices in Ohio are on the chopping block. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced earlier this month, in an effort to save taxpayer dollars, 10 Farm Service Agency offices will close. The offices are located in Carroll, Clark, Coshocton, Franklin, Hamilton, Meigs,… Read More