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A federal lawsuit by several community groups alleges Ohio wrongly denies voting rights for people arrested the weekend before Election Day. The lawsuit filed Monday charges that Ohio makes it impossible for people to vote if they're arrested that weekend and detained through Election Day. The Ohio Justice and Policy Center, representing the groups, says… Read More
The Republican Party has won the latest round of sparring over campaign statements about Ohio's Issue 2, a redistricting plan before voters. The proposal would give political map-drawing powers to a 12-person citizen commission instead of state and federal elected officials. A panel of the Ohio Elections Commission found probable cause Monday that a statement… Read More
A group of nuns criss-crossing the state to talk politics made a stop in Athens Sunday night. They call themselves "Nuns on the Bus" and encourage citizens to vote their values. The Catholics, who spoke to a group at the Athens Community Center, say are against abortion and support parts of Obamacare. However, these sisters… Read More
Ohio drivers are seeing lower gas prices this week. A West Virginia man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute synthetic drugs. Details in your evening audio update.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials will hold a series of public meetings next week in Southeast Ohio to discuss local abandoned mine land projects proposed in 14 Ohio counties. Meetings are scheduled in Athens on Oct. 23, Cambridge on Oct. 24 and New Philadelphia on Oct. 25 for residents in the area and surrounding… Read More
Ohio University and WOUB alum Allie LaForce is set to co-host CBS Sports Network's new live, late night show, LEAD OFF with fomer ESPN college basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb. The show will air weekdays from 12:00-1:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and debuts October 22. LEAD OFF will feature commentary and debate on the top stories… Read More
When talking about college football, there is a term that is almost always guaranteed to come up: redshirting. It's hard to find a college football player who wasn't a redshirt at one point in time. But is redshirting really necessary? Players who have gone through the process and coaches who makes that decision seem to… Read More
Listen to the Jesse Colin Young Band recorded in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch on August 25, 2012. Jesse Colin Young pt 1 Jesse Colin Young pt 2 Jesse Colin Young pt 3
WOUB's SportsBeat host Pat Moore and reporter Pat Chiesa sat down with Ohio football's tight end Troy Hill prior to Ohio's game against the Akron Zips. The discussion covered everything from Ohio football to NFL football and some rivalries between the guys in the booth. Hill had five receptions for 52 yards and caught one… Read More
WOUB's SportBeat's host Pat Moore and reporter Mark Pierce sat down with two members of Ohio's football's defensive unit. Safety Gerald Moore and defensive lineman discuss everything from football to music to winning the program's first bowl game. SportsBeat airs on 6 p.m. Thursday nights on WOUB 1340 AM.