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Ohio field hockey goal keeper Brittany Walker is only in her first season as a starter for the Bobcats, but the sophomore is getting plenty of conference recognition in her first year as a starter. Walker earned her third MAC award this week as she was named MAC Defensive Player of the Week. Walker was… Read More
Volleyball is a game where the scoring happens quick. Loud cheering is common to all sports, but when points could happen in a matter of minutes, it isn't strange to hear the players cheering quite often. Some players cheer with more enthusiasm than others, but when Serena Warner gets a block or a kill, the… Read More
A football player for Ohio University has been arrested after police say he and four other men attacked a freshman who had been sitting on a bench. Nineteen-year-old Mike Lucas was charged with felonious assault Monday following the incident early Sunday morning. The report issued by the Ohio University Police Department states that Lucas… Read More
Ohio soccer knows the importance of teamwork. It’s evident in their play on the field and attitude off of it. From their detailed formation to their common Twitter hash tags saying, “Teamwork makes the dream work,” the Bobcats have chemistry that every coach longs for. In last Sunday afternoon’s game at Western Michigan, the Bobcats… Read More
Planned Parenthoods in Ohio are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a recent ruling that upheld a state law limiting the distribution of an abortion pill. The groups filed a petition on Tuesday with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to re-examine the case. On Oct. 2, a three-judge panel of… Read More
The deadline has arrived for eligible West Virginians to make sure they can vote this year. New voters had to register by Tuesday to cast ballots in the Nov. 6 general election. In-person registration ended Tuesday, while mailed applications had to be postmarked that date. Voters can check their registration through the Secretary of State's… Read More
A Vinton County man accused of attacking a sheriff's deputy while being transported to jail changed his plea of not guilty to guilty Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison. Richard Puckett, 45, of McArthur pleaded guilty to an five count indictment of aggravated robbery, grand theft of a firearm, assault on a… Read More
Ohio's election chief has set hours for the final three days of early voting that were subject to a legal dispute in the battleground state. Secretary of State Jon Husted on Tuesday directed the state's 88 county boards of elections to be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3; from 1 p.m…. Read More
Voter rights groups in Ohio are raising questions about an order from the state's elections chief that bans local election boards from calling or emailing people about errors on their absentee ballots. The directive from Secretary of State Jon Husted requires boards to notify voters by mail if their ballots are invalid. Voters would then… Read More
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is seeking more federal assistance for residents who sustained property losses during a fierce June windstorm. Tomblin's office announced Tuesday that he has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide individual assistance in 20 counties. In September, FEMA approved individual assistance for residents in Fayette, Kanawha, Nicholas and Raleigh counties… Read More
WOUB Public Media will stream President Barack Obama's speech Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Ohio University live on woub.org. The campaign event begins at 5 p.m. and the speech is expected to begin around 6 p.m. The president will speak at the West Portico, next to the Templeton Alumni Memorial Auditorium on the College Green. … Read More
Archive video of the Ohio University 2012 Homecoming parade from Oct. 13, 2012.
There are only two weeks left in the regular season and the OHSAA has released updated playoff computer rankings. Tri-Valley and Trimble remain the only teams to have clinched a spot in the postseason. Many teams face win or go home situations, so expect some inspired performances this Friday. The top eight in each… Read More
Muskingum county Mental Health and Recovery Services Board is seeking a renewal of the one mill tax levy. The new levy will be run for 10 years and it has been effect since 1987. “It is same as the one in place expect the old one was for five years,” says Raymond Bishoff, the director… Read More
Jeremy Sony, a third-year M.F.A student at Ohio University, examines the topic of natural gas extraction in his new play Frackture.
Officials have rescheduled the release of Ohio school and district ratings that have been delayed amid a statewide review of student-attendance data. The Ohio Department of Education now tentatively plans to release the report cards Wednesday. Results are still considered preliminary as Ohio Auditor Dave Yost investigates enrollment and attendance irregularities around the state. The… Read More
Despite tightened security and road closures around Ohio University for President Obama's visit Wednesday, the campus will remain open and classes will still be held. In a message to OU staff and students, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit listed several bulletpoints of key information regarding the president's visit. Benoit says a security perimeter… Read More
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to voters in Cleveland. Republican Party making progress on Ohio Issue 2. Details in your morning audio update
The audience at this year's Appalachian Color in the Hills Festival was treated to an acoustic performance by Columbus band McGuffey Lane on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Authorities are working to learn more information about a suspicious death in Perry County. An unidentified 39-year-old woman was found dead on Lincoln Park Drive in New Lexington early Monday morning. Police Chief Scott Ervin says police are investigating the case and still conducting interviews. A suspect has not been identified.
The case of a man accused in the death of a Parkersburg boy will go to a grand jury. Matthew Lamp appeared in court Monday and waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Lamp is charged with the death of a child under parent or guardian. In the beginning of the month, the boy was… Read More
Paul Ryan spoke to people ijn Cincinnati yesterday. Republican Josh Mandel made clear he would not have supported the auto bailout. Details in your morning update.