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Baseball: The Perfect Steal


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Among the world’s fastest land animals are the cheetah, the pronghorn antelope and the Ohio University center fielder. Perhaps that’s a lie. You will not catch Ethan Newton chasing down pronghorn antelopes in his spare time. (Humans rank right after the house cat on the list of fastest land animals, so in theory it would… Read More

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Bobcat Sports Show Nominated For 2012 College Sports Media Award

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Sports Video Group and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) have announced that WOUB's "Bobcat Sports Showcase" has been nominated for the 2012 College Sports Media Awards. The show is nominated for an award in the "program series" category for the episode "Marshall week." Representing dozens of college athletic and academic departments,… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update For May 16

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An Oak Hill man plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter, cancelling his jury trial that set to begin this week. About $787,000 has been donated to a recovery fund created after a northeast Ohio high school shooting that killed three students and seriously injured two more in February. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Planned Parenthood Pushes Back Against Ohio Bill


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Advocates for Planned Parenthood centers in Ohio have packed a legislative hearing to show opposition to a measure that would send them to the back of the line to receive family planning money. Opponents say it will largely cut or altogether eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood. Anti-abortion groups have praised the idea. It's unclear how… Read More

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Ohio Supreme Court Justice Stratton: Helping Veterans With PTSD, Other Disorders


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Walker speaks with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton. Stratton talks about her efforts to use the courts to help the increasing number of veterans who suffer from war-inflicted brain disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. With approximately 900,000 veterans, Ohio… Read More

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Oak Hill Manslaughter Trial Cancelled

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An Oak Hill man pleaded guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter, cancelling his jury trial set for this week. 20-year-old Dakota Dunaway plead guilty Monday. Dunaway is accused of shooting and killing his older brother, Matthew Dunaway, in June of 2011 at their home. Dunway's guilty plea came from the prosecution agreeing to recommend… Read More

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I-77 Northbound Closed Near Ravenswood

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UPDATE 8:24 a.m. Both lanes of Interstate 77 northbound have reopened near Ravenswood, according to the West Virginia Department of Highways. Two tractor-trailers collided about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, shutting down the highway for hours. One of the northbound lanes re-opened Wednesday evening.   Firefighters say the driver of one of the trucks fell asleep causing him… Read More

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Vice President Biden Visits Ohio

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Vice President Joe Biden is setting off on a two-day swing through blue-collar areas of eastern and northeast Ohio. Biden plans an appearance Wednesday at a Youngstown manufacturing plant and Thursday at a car dealership in Martins Ferry.   The scene was set with the release of a new TV ad attacking the private-industry background… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for May 16

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The Albany Area Fire Department will be burning something of their own on Saturday. Plus, the mayor of Wilkesville says it's a blessing the village's post office won't be closed. And, text messages warning you about tornados and other severe weather could soon hit your cell phone.