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Ohio's players and coach talk about losing to North Carolina in the Sweet 16.
Instant reaction from Ohio's 73-65 overtime loss in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament – You just watched the best game of the tournament. By far. – 26 points, four rebounds, two assists, 6-10 from 3-point range…Walter Offutt is a man's man. He single-handedly got Ohio back in the game. But his missed free… Read More
The case of the U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians has everybody wondering – what in the world was going through his head? Why did Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales do what he's accused of doing? For some answers, WOUB News turned to Colonel Rick Welch of McConnelsville. Welch is… Read More
Charlie Adkins is the official winner of his Athens County Commission race against Gary Edwards. The Board of Elections conducted the official count today. Edwards closed the gap to 78 votes but a board official says that does not warrant an automatic recount. Adkins, a Democrat, will try to unseat Republican Larry Payne in the… Read More
Veterinarians from the Columbus Zoo have performed medical tests on the five exotic animals held there since their suicidal owner released them in Zanesville in October. Details in your afternoon audio update.
A change in leadership will be taking place at the Rolling Hills Schools. Superintendent Dalton Summers has announced he will be leaving the district to take the reins at the River View School District in Coshocton County. Summers will finish the current year at Rolling Hills and then will move on to River View for… Read More
Ohio is in the Sweet 16. The Sweet 16. Chew on that for a second. The Ohio Bobcats are playing alongside 15 of the best college basketball teams in the United States. Does that mean Ohio is one of the 16 best teams in the nation? Maybe. Ohio is the lowest seed left in the… Read More
Ohio University's Bobcat in Chief planned to go to Friday night's NCAA tournament basketball game "with a small group of donors." It's no secret that a victory on the court was not the only thing on the mind of Roderick McDavis. McDavis was clearly pumped-up when WOUB News talked with him by telephone a… Read More
The Athena Grand theater, located at the Market on State in Athens, has recently announced a new affiliation with NCM Fathom. Its parent company, NCM Media Networks, links via satellite more than 15,000 digital screens in 167 markets across the country. The Fathom events include a variety of presentations, ranging from last Wednesday's one-time 70th… Read More
An Athens official says " there is the potential for another slide to occur" on Fort Street where a huge boulder smashed into a house earlier this week. The State of Ohio is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to officially recognize that air quality in Belmont County meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard…. Read More
An Athens official says " there is the potential for another slide to occur" on Fort Street where a huge boulder smashed into a house earlier this week. But Deputy Service-Safety Director Ron Lucas goes on to say "the city does not believe it is an immediate threat." To try to stay on top of… Read More