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Russ Eisenstein, the fourth-year play-by-play broadcaster of the Bobcats, discusses DJ Cooper's performance in the MAC Tournament and compares it to Armon Bassett's from 2010. Eisenstein also talks about the John Groce's name being linked to Nebraska's open coaching position and previews Ohio/Michigan, saying this Bobcat team has a "tremendous chance to make it to… Read More
Chuck Swirsky – Ohio University alumnus, former Michigan basketball broadcaster and current radio voice of the Chicago Bulls – joined WOUB's sports guys to talk about Friday's NCAA Tournament match-up between Ohio and Michigan. The 1976 graduate of Ohio University talks about the point guard match-up between Ohio's DJ Cooper and Michigan's Trey Burke, the… Read More
John Groce's streak of mid-major success in Athens has helped put his name on the list of a major coaching vacancy. According to Brian Rosenthal of the Lincoln (NE) Journal Star, the fourth-year Bobcat head coach is on a short list of candidates to replace Doc Sadler, who was fired as the Huskers head coach… Read More
Huntington police have released the names of those involved in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 64. Officer Scott Hudson says 29-year-old Andy Withrow of Albany, Ohio, was driving a pickup truck the wrong way early Friday when it struck an SUV carrying a family of five from Charlotte, N.C. Withrow and a passenger in… Read More
Authorities say several children received medical attention after a school bus traveling in a rural area ended up on its side along an Ohio roadway. An Ohio lawmaker has been indicted on charges of bribery, election falsification and filing a false ethics statement. Details in your afternoon audio update.
UPDATE 5:28 p.m. An Ohio lawmaker has been indicted on charges of bribery, election falsification and filing a false ethics statement. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says the felony bribery charge handed down Tuesday against state Rep. W. Carlton Weddington of Columbus is the first against a state lawmaker since 1912. Investigators say the… Read More
Ohio University-Chillicothe student Jordan Clark is looking to turn her passion for singing into her professional pursuit. Clark, 20, recently recorded her debut CD, and she plans to take her ambitions to "Music City" and see how they play out. "I am going to go to Nashville this summer and see what it’s all about…. Read More
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to detail second-year priorities Wednesday that include a proposed tax hike on oil and gas extraction paired with eventual income-tax relief. A source close to the administration with knowledge of the plan told The Associated Press the Republican governor will also propose a plan aimed at better… Read More
UPDATE 2:23 p.m. Two boys that were reported missing Monday evening from their Glenwood, West Virginia home have been found unharmed, but will not be going back home with their parents. 15-year-old Daniel Tucker and his brother 9-year-old Jeremiah Austin were found about 12:40 this afternoon at a home a few ridges away from their… Read More
The Lancaster Board of Zoning Appeals will now decide whether the area at West Chestnut Street and Memorial Drive is properly zoned for the Pearl House and Recovery Center. On Monday, Lancaster City Council decided to leave the zoning issue up to the Board of Zoning Appeals. Last November, Fairfield Homes, the Recovery Center and… Read More
Part of the Ohio Department of Commerce will have exclusive jurisdiction in overseeing the construction of shale gas processing plants in the state. Listen to your audio update here.
The family of a student who killed himself is coming to West Virginia following passage of a suicide prevention law that bears his name. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has invited the family of Jason Flatt to join him for a ceremonial signing of the legislation Tuesday at Morgantown High School. The… Read More
Bowling Green State University plans to honor three sorority sisters killed in a wrong-way crash with a service and candlelight vigil this week at its campus in northwest Ohio. The Friday evening service outside University Hall will be called "A Celebration of Sisterhood." It honors 20-year-old Rebekah Blakkolb of Aurora, 19-year-old Christina Goyett of Bay… Read More
Part of the Ohio Department of Commerce will have exclusive jurisdiction in overseeing the construction of shale gas processing plants in the state. Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order Monday to give the Division of Industrial Compliance that jurisdiction. Previously, such construction plans would have been reviewed either by that division or… Read More