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"Shot Ready." That's what Ohio guards Nick Kellogg and Walter Offutt said they will be Friday night when No. 13 Ohio takes on No. 1 North Carolina in the Sweet 16 in St. Louis. The three-point shot is said to be the great equalizer and has been just that for teams before in the NCAA… Read More
Ohio head coach John Groce and players Walter Offutt, Nick Kellogg and Jon Smith talked about playing North Carolina.
No need to adjust your television screens Friday night during Ohio’s tilt with number-one seed North Carolina. TBS may be cutting in to the predictable monotony of the Seinfeld/Friends/painfully-close-to-being-funny Tyler Perry sitcom loop they have made a living off to bring fans some March Madness. But the contrast lies on the court – in the… Read More
At this point, in the NCAA Sweet 16, most teams are playing some brand of the "best ball they've played all season." Take the Midwest Regional, for instance. North Carolina State has won six of its last seven (its only loss came to UNC in the ACC Tournament). North Carolina, Ohio's Friday opponent, has won… Read More
State Representative Andy Thompson says a $1,7 billion capital appropriations bill passed in the Ohio House today. Details in your afternoon audio update.
State Representative Andy Thompson says a $1.7 billion capital appropriations bill passed in the Ohio House today. The two year capital budget invests $400 million in Ohio universities. Thompson – who represents the Marietta area – says the legislation appropriates $750,000 for parking and bridge repairs at Washington State Community College. He says it also… Read More
Starting or expanding a business can be difficult in areas where there is a lot of air pollution. Once a region meets certain emission standards, company owners won't have to go through as much paperwork to open up an air pollution source like a factory. That is why the State of Ohio is asking the… Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis is going to St Louis to cheer-on the men's basketball team. O-U is playing North Carolina in the Midwest Regional Game and McDavis will be rooting for an upset win. "We plan to take a small group of donors with us," he says. "We've very excited about going to St… Read More
U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have met with Air Force Secretary Michael Donley to express concern over proposed cuts to Ohio Air National Guard facilities. The meeting was Wednesday and Brown and Portman proposed that the Air Force rethink a proposal to eliminate the C-27J program. The C-27 is a cargo plane that… Read More
By a vote of 36 to 7, the Hocking College Education Association Support Staff has turned down a new contract. Crews are expected to use jackhammers to remove a large boulder that fell from an Athens hillside, crushing a car and damaging a home and three other vehicles. Details in your morning audio update.