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Baseball: Bobcats Suffer Sixth Straight Loss


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Five runs allowed in the first inning proved to be too much to overcome for Ohio against Xavier. Ohio starting pitcher Marck Paliotto allowed five runs on six hits in the first inning, giving Xavier a huge cushion right from the start. The first five hitters in the inning all had a single before Paliotto finally… Read More

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ODNR Hiring 70 Employees To Regulate Shale Wells


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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says it is hiring 70 more employees to regulate an increase in oil and gas drilling. The additional field inspectors will make sure shale wells are properly built and operated. The department says this comes as "Ohio moves forward with updated safety-focused oil and gas laws" responding to new… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update for May 8


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Ohio School districts that cancelled classes when exotic animals were loose might not be able to count them as calamity days. Also, Ohio lawmakers have approved an investment that will see internet connection speeds increase tenfold in cities around the state. And, Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to curb prescription drug problems by placing new… Read More

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Mind Fish’s Farewell to Athens

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Big things are happening for Mind Fish, one of the most distinct indie-pop acts to spring from Athens’ pool of ever-changing indie-pop acts. Within weeks, the band will say goodbye to Athens and front man Dean Tartaglia will hit the road with Detroit-area retro-rockers The Sights, opening for actor Jack Black’s comedy band Tenacious D…. Read More

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Bi-Weekly Marietta Newspaper Celebrates Success


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At a time when print media is thought to be dying, The Anchor is now in its third year of publication. The Anchor is a bi-weekly tabloid in Marietta that exclusively features local talent. Anchor editor Callie Lyons says the newspaper staff prides themselves on diversity. "Our interest is Marietta, all of our writers are… Read More

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Funds Approved For Broadband Effort

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An Ohio legislative panel has approved a $3.1 million investment to help bring a faster broadband network to some educational institutions and cities around the state. About $1.9 million will be used to increase connection speeds for the cities of Wooster and Portsmouth from 10 gigabits per second to 100. The update is expected to… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for May 8

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The Ohio Ethics Commission has warned a member of the state's oil and gas commission that his work could present a conflict of interest. Plus, the Division of State Fire Marshal is looking for two people who witnessed a Logan house fire that killed a man. And, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing plans to… Read More

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I-70 Near Cambridge Expected To Be Closed Through Midday Tuesday

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State troopers say three tractor-trailers crashed and significantly damaged a highway overpass in eastern Ohio, blocking westbound traffic near the intersection of two busy interstates. The collision happened late Monday on Interstate 70 near Cambridge, just west of where the highway links to Interstate 77. Officials expected the I-70 bridge to remain closed through midday… Read More