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Unfortunately, for the Buckeyes their season came to an end against a tough Lucasville Valley team, 61-40, in the Division III District Semifinal game. Both teams started out the game a bit on the slow end, but for the Indians they really turned up the heat in the second quarter and they never looked back… Read More
The Highway Patrol says an accident has closed both lanes of US 33 north of Nelsonville. As of 5pm, arrangements were still being made for a detour. The accident involved a truck and a dispatcher says diesel fuel was spilled. Further details were not immediately available.
Representatives of Hocking College and an employee union returned to the bargaining table today. They're trying again to come up with a new contract. The Hocking College Education Association Support Staff Professionals union has been working on a new contract since last April. Many college employees represented by the union have been working… Read More
John Hammond is featured in a concert performance from July 27, 2002, in the year following his classic "Wicked Grin" album. John Hammond pt 1 John Hammond pt 2 John Hammond pt 3
The Smiling Skull may be one of the cozier venues in Athens, but the actual music experience there is more like a stadium show. Its intimacy is of a different kind than that of a place like Donkey Coffee; the fact that the stage is eight feet in front of the onlookers only makes the… Read More
Five Ohio University renovation projects could begin this summer if the state legislature passes a capital budget this spring. The plan would give Ohio University more than $20 million toward capital expenses to support infrastructure improvements, projects Harry Wyatt, OU Associate Vice President for Facilities, says he hopes to have completed within a… Read More
An Ohio University research team is working on predicting blood glucose levels for Type 1 diabetes patients. The team is led by Associate Professor of Computer Science Cindy Marling. "Everybody's blood glucose levels fluctuate throughout the day whether or not they have diabetes. But patients who have diabetes have greater fluctuation than normal. Diabetes… Read More
Some residents around southeast Ohio are still cleaning up from a major string of storms that hit the area Friday. While no injuries were reported in Athens, Pike, and Scioto counties, some trees and power lines remain down. In Pike County, Emergency Management Agency officials say two homes were destroyed. Scioto County EMA… Read More
Some Ohio University students are not satisfied with the representation they have at the university. Last Thursday marked a day of student protest for more than 80 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada, including Ohio University. Members from Ohio Student Power and STAND Against Genocide held a rally on College Green to… Read More
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, most bars in Athens will be going “green” this Wednesday. Green Beer Day has established itself as a holiday in college towns across America, but one might consider its origins surprising. The first ever Green Beer Day was held in 1952 in Oxford, Ohio on the campus of Ohio… Read More
Two men are in jail following what Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks is calling the one of the largest seizures of black tar heroin in the county. Mincks says officers arrested Jeffrey Braun, 25, of Vincent, and Clarence Cage Junior, 54, of Columbus, Friday after witnessing an alleged drug transaction in a shopping center parking… Read More
Winter months often mean a slow down for local agriculture producers, but a new structure could help lengthen the growing season. Rural Action's Matt Moore the organization says plastic structures known as hoop houses are popping up on farms around the state. Rural Action is hosting an educational workshop today in Chesterhill Ohio to provide… Read More
Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are making last-minute appeals to Ohioans in a Rust Belt state where polls show a neck-and-neck race just one day before the Super Tuesday primary. Romney is expected to appear at a campaign rally in Zanesville Monday evening. Ten states across all regions of the country… Read More
Ohio gasoline prices continue their climb toward the $4 mark. The average price for regular gas is $3.74 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That's up 8 cents from a week ago, when the average was $3.66. At this time last year, drivers were paying… Read More
The McDonald's on Glendale Road in Marietta plans to completely rebuild. Plus, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are making last-minute appeals to Ohioans.