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POTUS Barack Obama recognizes the success of Ohio football during a rally at Ohio University's College Green on October 17.
Ohio authorities have seized fewer marijuana plants this year compared to last. West Virginia's treasurer has a check waiting for Matt Lauer. Details in your evening audio update.
Ohio authorities seized considerably fewer marijuana plants this year than last, a decrease they're blaming in part on the summer drought. Attorney General Mike DeWine says state and local investigators eradicated more than 30,000 plants this year, mainly in southern Ohio, compared to 46,000 plants last year. DeWine says high temperatures and lack of rain… Read More
This Week 9 matchup between Eastern (5-3, 4-2 TVC-Hocking) and Federal Hocking (6-2, 5-1 TVC-Hocking) will be an epic battle to decide current third place in the TVC Hocking. Both teams have turned their programs around from last year and both are now fighting for playoff spots in their divisions. Federal Hocking has been… Read More
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's latest Ohio campaign stop will take him to eastern Ohio. The Mitt Romney campaign says the Wisconsin congressman will lead a rally Saturday at Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont. That's near West Virginia, in a region of Ohio where the Romney campaign thinks it can swing voters its way… Read More
When a team has won six straight games going into the ninth week of the regular season, and has a meeting with their arch rivals the following week, it can be easy to overlook a team that only has one win to their name. This is the situation that the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes find themselves… Read More
Following last week’s 35-0 defeat at the hands of Wirt County, the Jackets hopes of continuing their string of postseason appearances took a devastating hit. However, as lopsided as the score might appear, the defense was not the issue for the Jackets last week. That unit played probably its best half of the season… Read More
The moment has finally come. After four years of hard work and determination put forth on Chessa Field, the final hurrah for the four Ohio senior soccer players has arrived. This weekend marks the final time that seniors Cat Rogers, Ronnie Rock, Paige Howard and Erin Schwenke step onto Chessa Field as players, and it’s… Read More
Men’s Golf The men’s golf team traveled to Muncie, Ind., last weekend to play the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational at Delaware Country Club, a thre-day individual stroke play event comprised of just fewer than 50 golfers from surrounding Midwest universities. Ohio players varied across the board, with freshman Mike Engelman faring the best with a tie… Read More
A potential playoff spot, sole possession of second place in the MVL, and a rivalry game. That’s what is in store for Friday night’s matchup between the Philo Electrics and the Maysville Panthers. To say that Friday’s game in Zanesville is going to be special is a massive understatement. The past two years have… Read More
Hockey has always been known as a rough sport. Thus, it is imperative that the players work well together and have each other's backs on the ice. The power play unit on Ohio University's hockey team uses its chemistry on the ice to dominate in college club hockey. “Typically the power play consists of the… Read More
Every year since 2007, the winner of a typically competitive game between the Tri-Valley Scotties and the Sheridan Generals has gone on to win the Muskingum Valley League title. The Scotties have continued their winning ways. Tri-Valley (8-0, 6-0 MVL) is still unbeaten through eight weeks of action and is trying to finish off… Read More
This weekend, UnionArts is raising art awareness and…the dead?
The exhibition and performance space is joining other West Union Street businesses to host Athens' first-ever Zombie Art Walk on Friday, Oct. 19.
The Jackson Ironmen are shooting for a third-consecutive SEOAL title, but in order to have a real shot, they’ll have to win out the rest of their schedule, and that means a date with the Chillicothe Cavaliers in Week 9. Ironmen Head Coach Andy Hall stressed that the Cavs’ 2-6 record isn’t particularly… Read More
As Vinton County voters go to the polls this election season, some will decide ballot issues involving liquor sales which date back to so-called "blue laws" hundreds of years old. Those laws have left fingerprints on liquor licensing procedures that make it quite a process for business owners to get the special licenses they need. … Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Jackie Wolf talks with Molly Wales, Laura Post, and Liz Pahl about the Athens Birth Circle. The Birth Circle is a nonprofit informational support and discussion group that meets at the Athens Library on the last Wednesday of each month at 7pm. “The Birth Circle was… Read More
An 11-year-old Lancaster girl who fell 40 feet from a rock ledge has died. Lancaster Police Department Captain Dan Patton says Elizabeth Fuller died of her injuries. Fuller slipped and fell at Mount Pleasant at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday. She had been hospitalized at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and suffered a broken leg and arm… Read More
All seemed calm during President Barack Obama's campaign speech in Athens Wednesday evening. The Athens Police Department, Ohio University Police and the Athens Sheriff Department all report making no arrests for the event. Thousands of people waited in several lines for hours in the warm afternoon sun to listen to the heavily anticipated speech made… Read More
State regulators are allowing a large Ohio aluminum manufacturer to defer its electric bill payments for the remainder of the year. Monroe County's Ormet Corporation is prolonging its October and November bills to American Electric Power. That $27 million total will be paid in 17 monthly installments in 2014 and 2015. Ormet Chief Executive Officer… Read More
An Ohio University anthropologist has reported the first observation of dominant relationships among adolescent male chimpanzees. Anthropologist Hogan Sherrow says adult male chimpanzees have strict dominance relationships and you can always tell when one outranks another. Sherrow spent eight years observing chimpanzee behavior in western Uganda. He says he studied the relationships between adolescent male… Read More
A Gallia County pastor is in jail after being arrested on one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. David Young, pastor of the Simpson Chapel United Methodist Church in Rio Grande, is accused of sexually assaulting a 13 or 14-year-old who was part of a class he taught at the church. Authorities are not… Read More
Prosecutors say a suitcase filled with weapons was found in the bedroom of an Ohio teen accused of participating in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers. Jurors in the Akron murder trial of 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty viewed images Wednesday of a sawed-off shotgun, a .22-caliber pistol, other weapons and… Read More
The battle for Ohio's senate race is heating up with another debate tonight. A missing man since 2011 has been identified after his remains were found. Details in your morning update.
Though plenty of games remain in Ohio's regular season, Bobcat running back Beau Blankenship has already picked up his fair share of rushing yards and touchdowns. This week, the redshirt junior has also managed to pick up a pair of midseason All-America honors from two reputable sports websites: SI.com and CBSSports.com. Blankenship made the second… Read More