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Gov. John Kasich as denied mercy for a death row inmate set to be executed next week for shooting two men in the head in eastern Ohio in 1989. Donald Palmer had not requested mercy from the Ohio Parole Board, which can recommend clemency for a condemned inmate to the governor. … Read More
Dave Alvin is featured in performance at the Fur Peace Station concert hall on May 16, 2009.
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis will be a part of a new group of college presidents making decisions about how state colleges and universities will be funded in Governor John Kasich's new budget. McDavis told Athens reporters in a news conference today that these decisions are usually made by the state board of regents. The… Read More
Sophomore Kelly Lamberti's name is heard quite often in the Mid-American Conference offices in Cleveland, Ohio. Lamberti was named MAC East Co-Offensive Player of the Week after yet another impressive performance over the weekend. She was named MVP of the Bobcat Invitational after leading the 'Cats in kills, points, and aces. Lamberti earns his third… Read More
A new report shows more than 15 percent of Ohio households aren't sure where they'll find their next meal. The United States Department of Agriculture released the data last week. Cindy Camacho has been coming to the Fairfield County Food Pantry since 2008. That's when it moved to this location on East Main… Read More
Tri-County Adult Career Center and Hocking College collaborate to create business friendly training site
The Tri-County Adult Career Center and Hocking College are collaborating on a project to create business-friendly training sites for local ventures. The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded the organizations 250,000 dollars in grant money to use toward the project. Director of Tri-County Kim McKinley say the money will be spent primarily on equipment. "I'll be… Read More
Students display a memorial on Ohio University's campus College Green. Several Southeastern Ohio communities will receive a grant for housing-related activities. Details in your afternoon update.
State wildlife officials want hunters to report unhealthy deer to their local wildfire officer as several counties battle a common deer disease. White-tailed deer in Ohio are affected by the disease called EHD. State wildlife and animal health officials have confirmed localized outbreaks of EHD in eight Ohio counties including Ross County. "The deer get… Read More
Gov. John Kasich paid his respects to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks Tuesday morning. He spent several minutes in silence in the middle of the nearly 3,000 American flags that dot the Statehouse lawn. Each represents a life lost eleven years ago. Kasich briefly spoke to the media, saying he… Read More
The murder trial of a man charged in the slaying of his daughter-in-law, found strangled in a septic tank, has been moved to another southern Ohio county. Hocking County Common Pleas Judge John Wallace said Tuesday that William Inman Sr.'s trial will be held in Chillicothe in Ross County. Wallace earlier granted the change-of-venue… Read More
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says that agriculture is in danger if Congress doesn't pass a farm bill that is set to expire on September 30th. "First of all dairy producers, livestock producers, specialty producers in the area are not going to receive, at least in this point in time, any assistance and help… Read More
Ohio volleyball head coach addressed the media about Ohio's performance in the Bobcat Invitational and the wrap of preseason play with three games in North Carolina.
Online learning and community college partnerships are expanding at Ohio University. The university recently selected Deborah Gearhart as vice provost for the programs after a national search. Gearhart recently served as director of eTROY at Troy University,where she managed 36 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs. At Ohio University, Gearhart says she plans to lead… Read More
A pair of Ohio University researchers just got a boost in support as the university's board of trustees approved plans Friday to establish a center focusing on their specific area of study. The trustees approved the establishment of the Center for Intervention Research in Schools (CIRS). Steve Evans and Julie Owens study different ways… Read More
Ohio football head coach spoke to the media on the Bobcats' win over New Mexico State and what the team needs to do to take down rival Marshall on Saturday.
A Fairfield County Sheriff's Deputy is on paid administrative leave after being charged with domestic violence and abduction. Deputy Jeffrey Sarensen was charged early Sunday morning after being seen arguing with his ex live-in girlfriend, according to a Lancaster police report. The department's report says Sarensen's ex-girlfriend contacted him around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday asking… Read More
A trial is underway for one of the three men charged in the murder of a Scioto County man whose body was found inside a burning truck. Raymond Linkous, 35, of Wheelersburg, is on trial in Scioto County Common Pleas Court for the murder of Felipe Lopez, 24, of Friendship, Ohio. Lopez's body was found… Read More
Eleven years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, students at Ohio University continue to pay respect to those who lost their lives. OU College Republicans have displayed a memorial called the Never Forget Project on the Athens campus College Green Tuesday. The group has partnered with the Young Americans Foundation since 2003 for… Read More
Flags will be flown at half-staff at Ohio's public buildings and grounds to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Gov. John Kasich has ordered that the flags be flown at half-staff on Tuesday from sunrise to sunset. He also asked that Ohioans observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m.,… Read More
An Ohio electric company may have figured out what's been causing some of its customers to lose power: black buzzards roosting on transmission lines and transformers. American Electric Power Ohio spokeswoman Fay White says the wings of the large birds coming into contact with energized equipment can cause faults on the line, knocking out power… Read More
Police say a Washington County man was growing more than 60 marijuana plants in his garden. Deputies found 68 plants while executing a search warrant in William Keel's garden, inside his house, and in a nearby field in Little Hocking. They also found a rifle in his house, one that police say he wasn't… Read More
Flags will be flown at half-staff today. A Grayson, Kentucky man dies in a motorcycle accident. Details in your morning update.