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Ohio baseball head coach Joe Carbone is hanging up his clipboard after 24 seasons. But The Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Kaylee Donnegan caught up with him and some friends to talk about where his journey has taken him and what lies down the road.
We hope you enjoy this clip of the 30-piece “circus-punk marching band” Mucca Pazza, filmed at the Nelsonville Music Festival on May 19, 2012. The video was produced by WOUB students Cam Soergel (video) and Elliot Nicolson (audio).
If there were any recurring themes at this year's Nelsonville Music Festival (besides groovy tunes), they were probably: heat, hippies/hipsters and a very low probability of getting into the No-Fi Cabin. The beautiful old schoolhouse is the perfect setting for a completely acoustic performance, but its small space precludes many people from seeing some amazing… Read More
As more Athens residents commit to commuting around town on a bicycle instead of in a car, bicycle enthusiasts encourage riders to know and practice bike safety. According to Ohio law, bikes are considered vehicles and are subject to the same rules as cars. However, it is legal in Athens for bicyclists to ride on… Read More
A former security chief convicted of lying to investigators about the 2010 explosion that killed 29 men at the Upper Big Branch mine says he deserves a new trial. Hughie Elbert Stover filed his appeal Monday with the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. Stover says it's not based on the weight… Read More
The Lawrence County Commissioners have filed a $2 million lawsuit against Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services and Athens and Jackson counties. The most recent lawsuit comes just months after Athens and Jackson Counties filed a lawsuit against Lawrence County for failure to pay its share of SEOEMS expenses. The medical agency ended operations in… Read More
Multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm) and his wife, singer Teresa Williams (Levon Helm, Furthur, Phil Lesh and Friends) return for a performance at the Fur Peace Ranch, recorded April 14, 2012. Live from Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch airs Fridays at 7 p.m. on WOUB FM. To hear other programs in the series,… Read More
A news industry leader and Ohio University alumnus will speak Monday night at OU on the future of Fox News as part of a public forum. Roger Ailes is the chairman and CEO of the company. Ailes' presentation for the George Washington Forum is called "Fox News: Past, Present and Future." In 1996, Ailes'… Read More
The Chillicothe Board of Education held a ceremony this morning to award eligible veterans with high school diplomas. Ohio law explains that if a WWII, Korea, or Vietnam veteran dropped out of high school to serve time overseas, they are eligible to receive a high school diploma without completing any further classes. "It's based on… Read More
Rapper Wiz Khalifa and singer Sean Kingston entertained a packed crowd last Friday during a show at Ohio University's Convocation Center. After taking the stage, Kingston had the audience on its feet until he addressed the crowd as "Ohio State." After being booed, an assistant informed him where he was, and the show resumed. Kingston… Read More