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Seth Streich, Ohio’s aptly named right-handed ace, was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the sixth round (199 overall) of the 2012 Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Tuesday. “I think it has sunk in quicker than I expected it to… It’s been a great day so far,” said Streich. “I’m sure it’s something… Read More
Witnesses at the southeast Ohio trial of a man accused of killing his estranged wife have told a jury they heard a woman screaming and being shocked with a stun gun. Twenty-seven-year-old William Inman II and his parents are charged in the death of his 25-year-old wife, Summer. Authorities say she was abducted in Logan… Read More
Columbus has started their first reisdential recycling program. West Virginia drivers now have to provide proof of insurance in a new way. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Ohio's governor has signed into law the state's widely watched new regulations on exotic animals. Gov. John Kasich signed the legislation at a Statehouse ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna appeared at the signing, along with state lawmakers and other Ohio officials. Regulatory efforts took on new urgency in October, when a suicidal… Read More
A 17-year-old has been indicted in Ohio in the school shooting deaths of three students and the wounding of three others. The indictment was returned Tuesday in Geauga County east of Cleveland against T.J. Lane. A judge ruled last month that Lane must be tried as an adult. Lane could face life in prison… Read More
Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a pair of lion cubs possibly linked to the Zanesville exotic animal farm where a suicidal owner released dozens of animals before killing himself in October. Sheriff Dave Phalen says his office received a call around 5 p.m. Monday from a concerned neighbor in the Fairfield Beach area. The… Read More
The WOUB Public Media has won two second-place awards in the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters radio and television contest. WOUB placed in both the Radio and Television Best Website (Small Market) category and the Best Documentary or Series category for "Saving the Snyder," a program produced by Cheri Russo and Jonathan Falk. WOUB's Director… Read More
Poverty in Southeast Ohio is not a new problem and the United Campus Ministries recognizes an individual each year who has served as an advocate for impoverished people in the region. Bob Garbo received the Kuhre Griesinger Lifetime Achievement Award this year for his work in the region since the 1960's. Garbo started as… Read More
A new tradition will be established at Hocking College's graduation ceremony Sunday. Two students have been selected to deliver the honorable commencement speeches. Natural Resources Law Enforcement major Emily Carmack is a President's List Award winner and will speak at the morning ceremony. Belinda Baldwin is also a President's List Award winner and… Read More
A southeast Ohio prosecutor says evidence indicates a woman found dead in a septic tank was face-to-face with her killer when she was strangled with a plastic zip tie last year. The Hocking County prosecutor opened a trial Monday by telling jurors that the victim was strangled by her estranged husband. Twenty-seven-year-old William Inman… Read More
ODOT is saving money and commercializing five of the state's non-interstate rest areas. Plus, Ohio's governor is ready to sign into law the anticipated exotic animal regulation bill. And, data indicates new drilling efforts in the state are clipping right along.