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WOUB will provide website visitors with live election coverage through the PBS NewsHour stream, including presidential debates. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor broadcast coverage and will be joined in the studio by the NewsHour's regular political analysts, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Political editor Christina Bellantoni will… Read More
A new president and chief investment officer have been chosen for JobsOhio, an organization developed by Governor John Kasich that works to create jobs in the state. The JobsOhio board has chosen Managing Director John Minor for the position. Minor will replace current President and Interim Chief Investment Officer Mark Kvamme, who is resigning from… Read More
An Athens County woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering her 4-year-old step daughter. Ashley Young, 26, of The Plains, withdrew her formerly entered not guilty by reason of insanity plea. She instead pleaded guilty via alford to five felony charges including murder, aggravated murder, endangering children, tampering with evidence and attempted aggravated possession of drugs…. Read More
A man accused of using pipe bombs while he robbed a Coolville bank last year has pleaded guilty to a multi-count indictment. Patrick Slider changed his plea to guilty Tuesday in Athens County Common Pleas Court. He pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts, including burglary, tampering with evidence and two counts each of aggravated robbery,… Read More
The “Scripps Innovation Challenge” was unveiled Tuesday as part of the seventh annual Scripps Day – a dialogue between Scripps media employees, Ohio University faculty and students. The Challenge will award cash prizes to individual Ohio University students or groups of students who present the best innovative solutions to real business challenges and problems presented… Read More
On Saturday, Sept. 22, local singer-songwriter Jesse James Russell performed two sets of original music at Insea Sound Shop in Nelsonville, Ohio, as part of the monthly Blue Room Sessions concert series. On the third Saturday of each month, Insea Sound Shop owner Nick Collura presents a live showcase of local and regional talent at… Read More
Beck heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the surroundings of Stockholm. His team includes Gunvald Larsson, the tough-talking yet disarg investigator and Lena Klingstrom, the Swedish beauty with a deadly aim. 10/6 "The Scorpion" The body of a man is discovered in an abandoned house. The man’s wife and their two children… Read More
The Wahama White Falcons find themselves in the drivers seat of the TVC-Hocking yet again in 2012, but they aren't the only team with star-level players turning heads. The Trimble Tomcats have ridden the play of quarterback Konnor Standley who has made the adjustment from running back to quarterback with ease, putting up big numbers… Read More
Donte Foster is the natural leader of Ohio receiving core, because of his talent and his experience. The Bobcat receivers are a young group but quickly catching on thanks to Foster's guidance.
Brittany Walker, Ohio’s reliable goalkeeper, was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week by the league offices today. This is the second time Walker has won the award this season. Walker shut out St. Joseph’s last week in a dominant performance. She has the second lowest goals against average in the MAC with… Read More
The OHSAA has released updated playoff computer rankings. With only four weeks left until the playoffs, every game has added importance. The top eight in each region at the end of the season qualify for the playoffs. The WVSSAC has also released updated playoff rankings. In West Virginia the top 16 in each class qualify… Read More
A new pumping station will be constructed on State Route 681 in Meigs County to help improve water service in that area. US Senator Sherrod Brown announced the project will be funded through a $185,000 Enivronmental Protection Agency grant. The new above-ground station will replace an underground vault and improve water service for 750… Read More
Ohio baseball's fall scrimmage transformed into a fun fan event fit for the whole family. There was food, games, prizes, hair cuts and manicures and of course baseball.
Tyler Tettleton has been the face of the Ohio football franchise for the past two season, but when Tettleton had to sit out due to injury, Derrius Vick stepped into the pocket. His first start was impressive, and Ohio fans found out that the red-shirt freshmen fits right in to Ohio's offensive system.
A Chillicothe man will not face charges after a car-surfing incident ended in the death of a teenager. Ross County Prosecutor Matt Schmidt says felony charges will not be filed, however the driver of the car may face a traffic violation. The man was driving his car outside of Walmart in Chillicothe with 16-year-old… Read More
For most football players, the best part of playing the game comes from the thrill of victory and the chase of a league or state championship. This is not the case for Parkersburg South quarterback Tyler Bolen. As West Virginia reporter Seth Austin explains, Bolen is playing for much more than just wins during his… Read More
A child’s imaginary friend is one of the most innocent things in the world, usually seen as a creative outlet by parents. Starting Oct. 3, the Ohio University School of Theater will turn that childhood staple on its head with its production of Noah Haidle’s Mr. Marmalade. The dark comedy chronicles the life of four… Read More
Stacy Strauss has led the Ohio soccer team for 13 seasons and posts one of the best records in conference history. Yet, Strauss enjoys the impact she makes on the players, not only during their time at Ohio, but for the rest of their lives.
Ohio Volleyball has now defeated Miami six time in a row and have swept the RedHawks in each of those six victories. Yet, the rivalry was something that the incoming freshmen had to learn rather quickly. Yet, it's easy to see that every member of the team and Ohio community loves to see a Bobcat… Read More
Corners are an important component to the game of field hockey. Sara Nealeigh talked to some of the players to learn the ins and outs of a Bobcat Corner.
An Athens County Commissioner candidate is no longer in the running. The Board of Elections confirms Anne Cornwell, an independent, withdrew her name from the race yesterday. Cornwell failed to address the reason for withdrawing in her letter to the Board of Elections. Cornwell was not available for comment. She is a certified public accountant. Her… Read More
Muskingum University can now count a set of valuable reference books among their collection. The donation comes from the Cambridge chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The books are a set of bibliographies that contain information about American women in the Revolutionary Era between the years 1766 and 1790. Muskingum University… Read More
Athens City Council members are mulling over a proposed ordinance that would establish a domestic partner benefits policy for city employees. Council members listened to a first reading of the proposal at their meeting Monday night. City council member Christine Knisely (D-At Large) says the ordinance will allow extend employee benefits to individuals who… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Andy Alexander, a visiting professional at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, and Mike Philipps, president and CEO of the Scripps Howard Foundation. The trio discuss the future of print and online media and how educators can better prepare their students in an… Read More
The two men involved in the death of a Parkersburg woman found in a the trunk of a car two weeks ago appeared in court for the first time Monday. Victor Thompson, 34, and Arthur Thornton, 42, are each charged with concealing a deceased human body and conspiracy. Both men are accused of hiding… Read More