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Sometimes the transition from high school to college basketball can take a full year or longer as a player tries to figure out her role on the team. Ohio freshman guard Kiyanna Black found it after four games. Black scored six points or less the first four games of the season, but she’s scored 21… Read More
Sex: it's the topic an Ohio University doctoral student is helping parents teach their children about, especially their children with special needs. Natalie Williams specializes in the subject of sexuality for the mentally disabled. “Everyone goes through puberty, everyone grows up, everyone has those types of feelings so yes this information is more… Read More
Fairfield County residents may soon enjoy a newly refurbished grandstand at the county's fairgrounds. Restoration work, including new siding and basic repairs on the historic structure, was completed last week in a project funded by the Fairfield County Foundation as part of a continuing effort to preserve historic buildings. Committee organizer Bob Rodenbaugh says the… Read More
Ohio University alum and MLB.com writer Paul Hagen has been voted the winner of the annual J.G. Taylor Spink Award by the Baseball Writer's Association of America. The award recognizes a lifetime in excellence in baseball writing. Hagen was one of three candidates. Joining him on the ballot were Jim Hawkins of the Detroit Free… Read More
During her time in Athens, Lauren Weldy touched the hearts of many in the local music community. Now those musicians are returning the love.
This Friday, Jackie O's Pub and Brewery will host "The Concert For Weldy," who was recently diagnosed with stage four sarcoma cancer.
The mayor of a small eastern Kentucky city has resigned following an arrest on a drug trafficking charge. The Independent reports the Olive Hill City Council accepted the resignation on Tuesday of Danny Sparks, who was arrested six days earlier. Sparks didn't attend the brief meeting and did not mention his arrest in his hand-written… Read More
West Virginia State Police are warning manufacturers to review security procedures after two men posing as contractors drove out of a plant with two tons of stolen copper. Trooper C.A. May says workers at the Constellium Rolled Products Plant in Ravenswood didn't suspect the men were thieves. They even loaded the scrap copper onto the… Read More
Attorney General Mike Dewine is looking for new leads in a six-year-old double murder case. Ohio has suffered it's 19th case of fungal meningitis this year. Details in your morning update.
State highway officials are preparing to conduct the first major inspection of the Wheeling Tunnel since a $14.4 million renovation was completed two years ago. Dan Sikora with the Division of Highways says consultant HDR Engineering will examine ventilation, lighting, tile stability, drainage, roadway conditions and any other potential problems. Sikora said the tunnel will… Read More