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After two seasons as the Tight Ends Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Brian Haines will now have a new role with Ohio football. Ohio head coach Frank Solich has named Haines the special teams’ coordinator for the 2012 season. Haines will be filling the spot left by Pete Germano, who joined the coaching staff at Fresno State. He… Read More
After two seasons as the Tight Ends Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Brian Haines will now have a new role with Ohio football. Ohio head coach Frank Solich has named Haines the special teams’ coordinator for the 2012 season. Haines will be filling the spot left by Pete Germano, who joined the coaching staff at Fresno State…. Read More
The pieces are officially in place for new head coach Jim Christian and the 2012-2013 Ohio men’s basketball team. Four new Bobcats join the squad, which is coming off the heels of one of the finest seasons in program history. The ‘Cats defeated Akron to capture the Mid-American Conference title and knocked off Michigan and… Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
Another Bobcat is named to a preseason watch list, and this time it’s Ohio’s man under center. Tyler Tettleton was named to the 2012 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award watch list on Wednesday. The Davey O’Brien Award is given each year to the nation’s best quarterback. Tettleton had one of the best seasons in Ohio… Read More
The National Film Preservation Foundation recently announced grants to help preserve 60 films over the coming months. These range from a silent 1913 comedy long thought lost to The Sun Project (1956), a collaboration between sculptor Richard Lippold and composer John Cage. Many of the grants go to home movies, including some by a Pullman… Read More
A new dean has been named for Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Kenneth Johnson will take on the role Aug. 20. OU Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit made the announcement Wednesday just after the medical school officially nailed down Dublin as the site of its new extension campus. Johnson is currently… Read More
UPDATE 9:27 P.M. Though a severe thunderstorm warning issued by the National Weather Service for the region has expired, more storms are forecast for Southeast Ohio and parts of West Virginia in coming days. A latest round of thunderstorms and downpours left numerous American Electric Power customers without electricity. According to the power company's outage map,… Read More
An Ohio woman ousted as a den mother because she is a lesbian has delivered a petition with 300,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America headquarters urging the organization to reinstate her. Jennifer Tyrrell also wants the group to abandon its policy of excluding gays, which the organization reaffirmed Tuesday. Tyrrell wore a… Read More
When the thermometer goes up, the lines get long at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, where Kerri Shaw runs the agency's cooling assistance program. "Absolutely, yes. Yes, we are booked solid today, we take walk-ins and then we also have an automated phone scheduling system and our walk-in lines get pretty long when it gets… Read More
Officials from the Ohio Farm Bureau in Columbus are saying that the majority of the state is experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions. Anna Hall, director of the Farm Bureau for Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Ross, and Pickaway counties, is urging farmers to fill out an online survey that will give the bureau a better picture… Read More
Listen to performances and interviews from the 2012 Athens Rock Camp for Girls concert, held July 14 at ARTS/West in Athens, Ohio.
A new homeless shelter in Parkersburg plans to open their doors to the emergency shelter by September. The shelter will start with 25 beds, donated by Marietta College. It will be located just off of Lynn Street. Shelter organizers say they also hope to develop it to have clothing recycling and thrift store,… Read More
Leaders in one Fairfield County village are asking residents to restrict their water use as the area struggles with drought conditions. Fiscal Officer Carrie Ayers says the village of Amanda has not had significant rainfall since May. Three wells support the water needs for the village's population of about 800 people. Ayers says… Read More
After reaching a late-career high with Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen's latest European city ensemble piece is a bit of a letdown.
Still, WOUB contributor Scott Pfeiffer found something to enjoy in the film's glowing, sun-kissed images of the Eternal City.
For the third installment of Sessions @ WOUB, we are proud to present acclaimed singer-songwriter Paul Thorn.
On this episode, Thorn performs three songs and shares some colorful stories with Crossing Boundaries host Mark Hellenberg.
A suspect wanted in connection with the June shooting death of a man near Malta is now in custody. Ohio officials are using a new survey to help assess damage caused by drought conditions in the state. Details in your morning audio update.
West Virginia's unemployment rate increased slightly in June. Workforce West Virginia said Tuesday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 7 percent last month. The national unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent. Job losses in the goods-producing sector included 600 in construction and 200 in… Read More
Workers are installing six granite slabs for a memorial in Whitesville honoring 29 miners killed in the 2010 explosion of the Upper Big Branch mine. Media outlets report that Beckley Crane and Construction Company is expected to complete installation of the six 5-ton slabs on Thursday. Silhouettes of the 29 miners are on one… Read More
A suspect wanted in connection with the June shooting death of a man near Malta is now in custody. The Morgan County Sheriff's office reports Timmy Stevens, 39, was arrested in Delaware, Ohio. Stevens was wanted in connection with the death of 36-year-old John Davis III. Stevens allegedly shot Davis during a June… Read More