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Ohio Men’s Golf finished in 17th-place on Tuesday afternoon after its second and final round of a shortened 2012 Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. After a team score of 307 in the first round on Monday, the Bobcats improved by one stroke on Tuesday to finish with a score of 306, six strokes behind the… Read More
The Ohio volleyball team is on a five game winning streak, and it isn't just one Bobcat making marks on the stat book. Ohio's win streak has been fueled by a fuel team effort. For this Ohio team, versatility and consistency make up the perfect balance.
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says Ohio's elections chief has no justification for appealing a federal court's ruling in a dispute over three final days of early voting in the battleground state. The campaign's statement followed a decision Tuesday by Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether… Read More
Ohio officials say eight exotic animals are headed to an out-of-state home after their owner said she couldn't meet the requirements of a new state law setting stricter guidelines for keeping them. The Ohio Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that four lions and four bears were on their way to a sanctuary outside… Read More
Century Aluminum is rejecting a proposal meant to aid the restart of its West Virginia smelter. The California-based metals producer announced Tuesday that the electricity rate offer from the state Public Service Commission falls short. The utility regulator proposed allowing a special electricity rate for Century's Ravenswood plant for up to 10 years. But the… Read More
Week 7 is in the books, so playoff rankings become even more important with the regular season winding down. The OHSAA has released updated playoff computer rankings and two schools have clinched a spot in the postseason. The top eight in each region at the end of the season qualify for the playoffs. The… Read More
Ohio's election chief is appealing a ruling by a federal court that reinstates the final three early voting days in the battleground state. Secretary of State Jon Husted said Tuesday he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to make the final decision on whether the state's Legislature or federal courts should set Ohio election laws…. Read More
Specials Metals Corp. has laid off workers in two seperate plants. Ohioans will be receiving payments from a national mortgage foreclosure settlement. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Ohio’s Jessica Jue has been named MAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week. Last week Jue helped Ohio to two wins, including an upset victory at No. 15 Wake Forest. Against the Demon Deacons, Jue scored two goals, one of which was the game winner in double overtime. Jue also had two assists in… Read More
Many times people choose to follow their relatives’ footsteps and go into the family business. In Ohio nickelback Nathan Carpenter’s case, that family business is football. Nathan’s father, Rob Carpenter, enjoyed a 10-year NFL career. He has been the head football coach at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio for the past 15 years, where… Read More
A teenager is standing trial in Ohio charged in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers. Jury selection began Tuesday morning in Akron for 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty of Stow. Rafferty, who was then 16, is suspected of helping his mentor, 53-year-old Richard Beasley of Akron, lure victims with bogus job… Read More
It’s not usually women’s golf that headlines Ohio Bobcat athletics, overshadowed by other sports in the program. But with the recent addition of freshman Angela Codian, the peripheral view of women’s golf may come into clear focus. Although the team performance has not exactly been dominant—the team has placed 8th, 10th and 15th in three… Read More
Washington County Children Services Board is campaigning to pass a tax levy on November's ballot. Chairperson for the board Ginny McVey says if the one-point-four-six mills levy passes the board will restore the school outreach prevention program, hold training for parents and provide more counseling for kids. McVey says childrens services is not just about… Read More
The Hocking County Sheriff's Department is one of 66 Ohio agencies to receive an official Drug Drop-off Box. These secure drop boxes are apart of the Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's effort to reduce drug abuse throughout communities in Southern Ohio. The region has often been called the epicenter of the prescription drug abuse… Read More
The new executive director of the Southeastern Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross is already looking ahead to new opportunities to keep the region safe. Jane Patton served as the interim director last spring and officially took over the position this fall. Patton says she wants to ensure there is equal representation in Athens,… Read More
Ohio again takes center stage in the presidential race as President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney return to the swing state. The Democratic president was scheduled to speak to a crowd on the Ohio State University campus Tuesday evening. The event was expected to include a performance by will.i.am of the Black Eyed… Read More
Parkersburg Police are expanding their operations by opening a new substation in the city's north side. The department announced the new facility Monday. The new substation is the department's second. It is located on the corner of 13th Street and Avery Street, a place police say has an "unacceptable level of criminal activity."… Read More
Political campaigns and community organizers are making their final push to register people to vote in the presidential battleground state of Ohio. All of the state's 88 county elections boards will be open until 9 p.m. Tuesday, when registration ends. According to the secretary of state's office, more than 7.9 million Ohioans were registered… Read More
There's a new place for people to learn Chinese in Athens for children and adults alike. The Athens Chinese Culture Center celebrated its opening Sunday. Music, traditional food and dress were all a part of the festivities. The idea of the center started with owner, Sue Chen, teaching Chinese lessons in her home…. Read More
A naked man rides his bike through a park. People may be eligible for money after a forclosure setlement. Details in your morning update.
The defense is a unit in soccer that doesn't receive much of the glory, but the back four is critical to the success of the team. Ohio women's soccer defenders have been doing a great job protecting the goal and play their position for more than their name in the stat book.
Ohio field hockey is 7-6 overall after two wins on the Bobcats last road trip. One of those wins came over ranked Wake Forest. The game was a homecoming for head coach Neil Macmillian.