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The Ohio Bobcats played "soft" in the words of their head coach Wednesday night, and in doing so, saw its six-game winning streak go out the window with a 77-73 setback to the Toledo Rockets. The loss drops Ohio (19-5, 7-3) into a 3rd place tie with Kent State in the MAC East, behind Akron… Read More
The 2012 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award finalists list was recently trimmed down from 20 to 11. The Cousy Award is given to the top point guard in the nation, but it will not be going to Ohio's point guard D.J. Cooper. Cooper was not a part of the final 11… Read More
The Ohio Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a morning fire in Vinton County that left one man dead. Some Athens parents have formed the Save Our Schools group in an effort to keep Chauncey Elementary from closing. Details in your afternoon audio update.
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With a “work hard, work hard, work hard” mentality, Ohio University wrestler Jeremy Johnson hopes to be a national champion within the next two years. Johnson, an Ohio University sophomore from Broadview Heights, is already taking the Mid-American Conference by storm. He has won 25 matches this season and is ranked number seven in the… Read More
The Athens County sheriff is warning residents about a scam involving an app designed to disguise phone numbers. Sheriff Pat Kelly says a resident reported today receiving a phone call from the Sheriff's phone number. The caller informed the resident he had outstanding tickets he needed to pay. The resident refused and contacted… Read More
A Lawrence County man is in the hospital after a fire at his Chesapeake home last night. State Fire Marshal's Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the fire started in the kitchen of the home on County Road 3. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire was discovered by an off-duty EMS employee who… Read More
One man is dead following a morning fire in Vinton County along U.S. Route 50. The Ohio State Fire Marshal continues to investigate the structure fire. Firefighters with the McArthur Fire Department responded to the fire around 9:30 a.m. Fire Marshal Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the origin and cause of the fire remain… Read More
A new group has been formed in a response to a proposal to close Chauncey Elementary School in Athens County. It is called the Save Our Schools campaign and the group is committed to keeping all of the school buildings in the Athens City School District even though there's an estimated $12 million shortfall expected… Read More
Update 4:45 p.m. There won't be a trial soon for an Ohio man suspected in the shooting deaths of three men lured to Noble County by bogus job listings on Craigslist. Fifty-two-year-old Richard Beasley appeared in court Wednesday in Akron and waived his right to a speedy trial, a common move that allows… Read More
Front and Center is a program designed by local piano teacher, Patricia Lachman who for ten years sponsored a Music Club for children that met on the west side of Athens approximately once a month during the school year. The students of her piano studio form the core of the attendees. Since she designed the… Read More
Athens City leaders now know more about the feelings of some residents on fracking and finding shelter for the homeless after a town hall meeting last night. Plus, Gov. John Kasich is telling Ohio lawmakers to steer clear of what he calls "mindless partisanship."
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Jackie Wolf speaks with second-year medical students Shinelle Caldwell and Obehi Okojie about their experiences at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has formed a bipartisan group that will work to reduce the unemployment rate of the nation's 857,000 veterans currently looking for work. The West Virginia Democrat and Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk announced Tuesday the formation of the Senate Veterans Jobs Caucus. Sens. Jon Tester of Montana… Read More
Gov. John Kasich says it's wrong that felons who have served their time aren't able to work in certain professions. Kasich says he's pushing to reform Ohio law to allow felons to do jobs such as cutting hair and driving trucks that they're not allowed to do now. Kasich made the… Read More
Athens City leaders now know more about the feelings of some residents on fracking and finding shelter for the homeless after a town hall meeting last night. The meeting was held at the community center and Mayor Paul Wiehl and members of city council were in attendance. Each resident had three minutes to speak. Hyrdaulic… Read More