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The Bobcat Sports Showcase sat down with Ohio field hockey players to learn just a little more about the girls who take the field for the 'Cats.
With a three set win over Montana State, Ohio head volleyball coach Ryan Theis earned his 100th win at Ohio. Yet, for Theis, wins for Ohio matter most.
Teaching institutions across central Ohio are reaching back to a basic lesson of kindergarten: It's nice to share. After decades competing, area colleges and universities, public and private schools and other institutions are launching a cooperative agreement aimed at boosting the percentage of adults with college degrees or certificates from 44 percent to 60 percent… Read More
One of Ohio University's top administrators is calling for applications from current faculty members to fill the position of Interim Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Planning. Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit says the application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a non-technical writing sample and at least three… Read More
The Chillicothe mayor's office has confirmed the city's fire chief has his job back after being previously terminated. 10TV News in Columbus reports Chief Bruce Vaughan was fired in April after an investigation showed the fire department was using expired oxygen tanks. An investigation also revealed the fire department was not making accurate and timely… Read More
Records show that Ohio has enough of its execution drug to complete seven of its 10 scheduled lethal injections. The expiration of the supply of pentobarbital in September 2013 will force the state to either find a different version of pentobarbital or switch to another drug altogether. The drug's manufacturer prohibits its use for executions…. Read More
Alpha Natural Resources reported Tuesday that it's eliminating 1,200 jobs company-wide, including 400 with the immediate closing of eight mines in West Virginia, Virginia and Pennsylvania. The decision comes as Alpha shifts its business away from U.S. power plants and toward overseas steel mills. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Crutchfield says the layoffs begin with the… Read More
Occasionally in life, you cross paths with someone who serendipitously makes a mark on your life, leaves a lasting impression and actually alters your future. Such was the case with me and Connie Stevens – a long time WOUB employee. Connie spent more than 20 years at WOUB from November 1979 through June 2001 and… Read More
Washington State Community College has just announced a restructuring plan that includes laying off three employees. The plan was approved by the Board of Trustees Monday, "to manage the decline in enrollment and the budget deficit." Washington State has suffered a nearly 16 percent decline of students and almost 24 percent decrease of credit… Read More
A mistrial for a Noble County teacher accused of inappropriately touching students means he will be retried next month. Steven Wentworth, of Pleasant City, a former Shenandoah Middle School teacher, is charged with felony and misdemeanor counts of gross sexual imposition and sexual imposition, and is pleading not guilty. Noble County Clerk of Courts… Read More