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The Ohio Department of Transportation has awarded grants to four Southeast Ohio counties to ensure that children have a safe experience commuting to school. Athens, Licking, Guernsey and Washington counties are among 15 others across the state to receive a portion of $16 million dollars. The grants will fund 68 projects through the Safe Routes… Read More
After the most successful season in Ohio Bobcat athletics history, its time to reflect on the year that was for Bobcat sports. The WOUB Sports staff and The Bobcat Sports Showcase crew have put together a few dozen of the best plays and moments of the entire year. Take a look at what the compilations… Read More
As summer heat is rising Chillicothe residents will be able to cool off in the Donald M. Smith Memorial pool. The City Council approved a last minute legislation to use $100,000 of general fund money to open the pool. However, not all council members were in favor of the move. Dustin Proehl, Councilman At-Large, was… Read More
Bob Evans Farms Incorporated says it will close a food production plant in Gallia County next year and beef up its production at a Texas facility. The Ohio-based restaurant and food company plans to shut down a plant in Bidwell next summer as it focuses on convenience foods, packaged side dishes and other higher-growth opportunities…. Read More
Ohio University doctors and surgeons graduate this weekend. Plus, search continues for Hamilton man who is thought to have drowned. And, Tuscarawas residents can give their feedback on proposed bridge replacement.
The Ohio University Swimming and Diving team is getting some competition for pool time. The Ohio Synchronized Swimming team uses the pool each week for practice, and the team is trying to gain more students’ attention. Tuesday night, the team held a “meet and greet” event, opening its practice to anyone interested in joining the… Read More
A federal judge is considering whether to release five suspects on bond ahead of their trial on charges alleging they plotted to bomb a bridge in northeast Ohio. Prosecutors said before Wednesday's detention hearing in Akron that they opposed the release of the five men. The government has described them as self-proclaimed anarchists. They have… Read More
The Ohio University-Chillicothe theater program will present a doubleheader of comic entertainment with scenes from Hat Tricks and the one-act play Art at 8 p.m. on June 8 and June 9 in the Bennett Hall auditorium. Hat Tricks, a play by Dori Appel, has been described as an exciting compilation of scenes and songs from… Read More
Nelsonville-based Rocky Brands recently rolled out its merchandise to the international community, but had to undergo a series of changes beforehand. While the new customer base is small, the company has high hopes for future international sales. The company recently launched e-commerce for its international components of the business. Rocky Brands has now… Read More
The State Highway Patrol says 11 people died in traffic crashes around Ohio during the extended Memorial Day weekend. That's a slightly lower number than in recent years. There were 14 traffic fatalities during the comparable period in 2011 and 13 deaths over the holiday weekend in 2010. Troopers say drivers impaired by drugs… Read More
This year's class of graduating doctors and surgeons from Ohio University will be the first to receive diplomas bearing the medical college's new name. The 115 graduates from OU's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) will receive degrees Saturday. It is the largest class to date for the medical school and marks the 33rd… Read More
The questioning and elimination of potential jurors in a Southeast Ohio murder trial begain yesterday. Plus, the State Highway Partrol has the number deaths in fatal crashes that occured over the long weekend. And, the federal government has approved Ohio's request for relief from certain requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act.