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Baseball: The Legacy Of Joe Carbone


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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.

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Lawrence Co. Files $2 Million Lawsuit

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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

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Ailes Recounts Time At WOUB

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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

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Ohio School Sues Over Birth Control Mandate

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Franciscan University of Steubenville is suing Obama administration officials over the federal mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control. The school and an association of Michigan dioceses said Monday the mandate violates religious freedom by requiring a Catholic entity such as the university to comply. President Barack Obama offered to soften the mandate to… Read More

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Arrests Up, But Atmosphere Calmer For 9Fest


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Despite more arrests than last year, Athens law enforcement officers and emergency responders say Saturday's 9Fest proved to be calmer than previous organized parties this spring. The Athens County Sheriff's Department and Athens County Emergency Medical Services expressed overall satisfaction of the behavior from students.   Athens EMS Director Rick Callebs says overall, around 15,000… Read More

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Ohio Dropout Rate Jumps

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Ohio's dropout rate increased between 2002 and 2009 at a higher rate than all other states except Illinois. Ohio's dropout rate jumped from 3.1 percent to 4.2 percent in 2008-09.   Ohio's dropout numbers for 2009 are just slightly higher than the national average.   States aren't required to have comprehensive policies to cut their… Read More

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Program Offers Free Parent Mediation

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A program to help ease the stress of separated parenting is being offered again for free.  Washington County's visitation mediation program aims to help parents and their children come together to resolve disputes.   Barb Tergolina, the director of the Washington County Child Support Enforcement Agency, says the program helps parents who don't live together… Read More

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Morning Audio Update for May 21

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Ohio's dropout rate increased between 2002 and 2009 at a higher rate than all other states except Illinois. Plus, Ohio's commission has set up a way to help problem gamblers from giving into temptation and going into the state's casinos. And, West Virginia authorities are making sure teenagers stay safe during prom and graduation season.