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Preview: Ohio Begins MAC Play This Week


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The Ohio Bobcats will start Mid-American Conference play this week, coming off a 94-57 victory over Marshall on Saturday. Against the Thundering Herd, the Bobcats could do no wrong. They were shooting lights out, with season-highs in field goal percentage and three-point percentage. They also had season-highs in points scored and assists. The one key… Read More

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W.Va. Veteran Health Raises Flags In New Survey

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A new survey finds one in five West Virginia veterans at risk for suicide. Research commissioned by the Legislature also found half of veterans surveyed showing signs of post-traumatic-stress disorder, depression or both. West Virginia University psychology professor Joseph Scotti presented the findings Tuesday. He and other researchers analyzed responses from more than 1,200 veterans…. Read More

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Herman Invited To NFL Combine

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Former Ohio right guard Eric Herman started 51 consecutive games in the trenches for the Bobcats through four seasons. Now, the Oregon, Ohio native who has earned the nickname “Iron Man” has been given a golden opportunity to showcase his talents in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams. Herman attached an invitation to… Read More

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The Science Of The Solstice


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, the Studio B Astronomers talk about current astronomical events and a few celestial based functions happening in our area. Maryann Hartwick and George Eberts discuss the recent fire on the roof of the Research and Technology Center at Ohio University where the universities telescope shed was housed,… Read More

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Accessibility In The City Of Athens


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Carolyn Lewis and Mike Patterson examine issues of accessibility within the City of Athens. Lewis and Patterson discuss some common issues a disabled person may encounter during day-to-day life, and what the community at large can do to keep these considerations in mind during civic life.

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Place Holder – Carolyn Lewis


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Carolyn Lewis and Mike Patterson examine issues of accessibility within the City of Athens. Lewis and Patterson discuss some common issues a disabled person may encounter during day-to-day life, and what the community at large can do to keep these considerations in mind during civic life.

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Historical Ohio: Levi Tucker Scofield


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Ron Luce talks with local stargazer and historian Tom O’Grady. Some listeners may recognize O’Grady as a regular voice on Conversations from Studio B as a member of the Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society. O’Grady and Luce discuss the architect of the “Athens Lunatic Asylum”, Levi Tucker… Read More

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HAPCAP


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kim Valentour talks with Tracy Galway the Director of Food and Nutrition Programs at Hocking, Athens, Perry County Action Program (HAPCAP). Valentour and Galway discuss a number of food and nutrition services provided by HAPCAP, including Meals On Wheels and The Southeast Ohio Food Bank. Galway… Read More

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Accused Bank Robber Changes Plea


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The Albany man accused of robbing a Nelsonville bank will appear for sentencing later this week after entering a change of plea Thursday. According to the Athens County prosecutor's office, 30-year-old Jason Johnson pleaded guilty in Athens County Common Pleas court last week. Johnson is charged with one count of aggravated robbery and one count… Read More

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State Legislators Representing SE Ohio Take Oath Of Office

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Three state legislators representing Southeast Ohio took the oath of office Tuesday. Republican Tim Schaffer released a statement after taking the oath of office Monday as state senator for the 31st district, which encompasses Coshocton, Licking, Perry and Tuscarawas counties as well as portions of Holmes County.  “Many of my legislative initiatives are inspired by… Read More

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Strickland Will Not Run For Another Term


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Former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is not seeking another term in the office he held from 2007 to 2011. Strickland made the announcement in a statement issued Tuesday by the Ohio Democratic Party. In the statement, he said the decision was a difficult one and he looked back "fondly" on his time as Ohio's… Read More

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Morning Update For January 8

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Ohio Supreme Court scheduled to hear arguments in death penalty case. Four West Virginia counties get federal money to help get children to school safely. A survey of West Virginia military personnel and veterans will be released today. Details in your morning update.  

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West Virginia Veterans Survey To Be Released

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West Virginia lawmakers are awaiting results from an effort to survey the state's military and veterans. Organizers say more than 1,200 people answered questions about such topics as health, work, education, retirement and family. The Legislature commissioned the study, enlisting psychologists and counselors from West Virginia University. The House-Senate Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs will… Read More