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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Milena Miller talks with Lisa Bolon and Janice Blower about the Pink Tea Luncheon fundraiser happening September 30 in Baker Center on the Ohio University campus. The benefit is being held on behalf of the O'Bleness Women's Health Fund, which “help’s women who can’t afford mammograms… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Doug McCabe talks with Victoria Ryan-Bida, daughter of the famed military writer and historian Cornelius Ryan. The Cornelius Ryan Collection is housed in the Ohio University Archives, where host McCabe is curator of manuscript collections. Ryan-Bida discusses her childhood, her understanding of her father’s work, and… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Jackie Wolf talks with Ethan Bensinger, the director of the new documentary entitled Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home. Refuge tells the stories of Jewish refuges and Holocaust survivors that came to The Selfhelp Home in Chicago as a place of recovery through community. Bensinger discusses… Read More
Ohio soccer’s Cat Rogers was named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week by the league office on Monday. The senior midfielder has been in great form over the past week, scoring a game winning goal and assisting on a game winning goal, while leading Ohio on a four game winning streak. The Bobcats… Read More
Ohio kicker Matt Weller has been named the MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week. Weller went 3 for 4 on field goal attempts against New Mexico State, hitting from 37, 25 and 26 yards out. His only miss was blocked by the Aggies right before the first half ended. He also was six… Read More
Seven Athens-area artists are currently displaying their work at the Connections 2 art exhibit at the OU Multicultural Center Art Gallery. The show includes fiber pieces, photography, pressed flower “paintings,” paper collage, pine needle coiled baskets and cornhusk dolls. This is the second year the Multicultural Center has hosted this event curated by Simona Aizicovici,… Read More
The Ohio Pawpaw Festival is celebrating its 14-year anniversary with the creation of Paws at the Pawpaw, an event organized by the Friends of the Shelter Dogs that sanctions activities especially for dogs. Festival Founder Chris Chmiel says he hopes the event encourages people to bring their pets along to the popular festival. "We… Read More
Plenty of roots-rock, surf-rock, retro-rock and just plain old rock was on display last night at The Union when Portland, Oregon's Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside held court with support acts Samantha Crain and the The D-Rays. (PHOTOS)
Ohio University is setting out to spend $100 million over the next seven years on a wide array of projects that include new academic programs and endowed professorships. The school says $25 million will go toward student scholarships and another $25 million will be used recruit endowed professorships. Other areas targeted include new… Read More
WOUB's Colin Roose reviews the Charleston, W.Va., band's Sept. 7 show at Casa Cantina.
UPDATE 3:45 P.M. A state panel has approved spending up to $3.5 million for a facility that could temporarily hold dozens of exotic animals confiscated under a new Ohio law. Officials can seize animals if the owners don't meet state requirements or are found housing animals without permits. The Controlling Board on Monday approved money… Read More
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is collaborating with the Ohio High School Athletic Association to educate teen drivers about decision making behind the wheel. With school back in session and well under way, more young drivers are back on the road. The state highway patrol and the Ohio High School Athletic Association are working together… Read More
A fatal crash leaves a Waverly woman dead. Lyme disease is spreading scross Ohio. Details in your morning update.