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The Ohio swimming and diving team defeated Marshall Tuesday, 167-116, to advance to 2-2 in dual-meets. The 200-yard medley team of Anastasia Bocharnikova, Tori Bagan, Caroline Meyer and Lauren Funk started off the day by barely edging out Marshall to win the event. With a time of 1:48.98, Ohio beat Marshall by just under a… Read More
Members of Athens City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night on the first reading of an amendment to an ordinance that would re-zone an area of the Far East Side. Councilmember Michele Papai (D-3rd Ward) says the amendment allows owners of five undeveloped parcels to maintain the current zoning, allowing them to build duplexes in the… Read More
Members of Athens City Council voted Tuesday night to amend an ordinance that would re-zone an area of the Far East Side. Michele Papai, who represents the Third Ward, says the amendment allows owners of undeveloped parcels to maintain the current zoning, allowing them to build duplexes in the future. If the ordinance passes, the… Read More
With the National Signing Day for football less than two weeks away, most schools have already filled out their recruiting classes for 2013, but the Ohio Bobcats don’t appear to be done yet. Tuesday evening the ‘Cats received yet another commitment from running back Chris Carson from Parkview High School (Lilburn, GA). Carson confirmed his… Read More
A Trotwood man is in a Scioto County jail Tuesday facing felony drug charges after a state trooper recovered a large amount of heroin from his vehicle during a traffic stop. A trooper from the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol stopped Anthony Malone, 42, of Trotwood for a speed violation on U.S…. Read More
A Guysville man is suing a multinational chemical company after he was diagnosed with several illnesses that he claims are linked to a toxic chemical used at a West Virginia plant. John Wright, 52, who says he has been drinking water at his Guysville home for the past 20 years, is suing DuPont with the… Read More
Ohio's governor has appointed a Ross County man to a state legislated council. Gov. John Kasich appointed Jack Everson, of Chillicothe, to the Clean Ohio Council on Tuesday. Everson term began Tuesday and will end Nov. 23, 2014. The Clean Ohio Council was created to select projects that will receive grants and low-interest loans from… Read More
UPDATE 1/25/13 @ 9:45 a.m. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has taken his message on Ohio's economic comeback to the world stage. The Republican governor was among political, business and other leaders from around the globe participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He was appearing in separate sessions Thursday and Friday. In presentations, media… Read More
Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa sat down with the newest addition to Ohio's roster for the 2012-2013 season, redshirt sophomore Kadeem Green.
UPDATE 3:38 P.M. Authorities in the Houston area say they've detained a person of interest in connection with today's shooting on the campus of a community college. The shooting sent students fleeing for safety, and prompted officials to put the Lone Star College campus on lockdown. The college issued an alert on its… Read More
Here’s part two of a show featuring guitarist Steve Kimock, bassist George Porter Jr., keyboardist Bernie Worrell and drummer John Kimock, recorded at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch on Sept. 8, 2012.
Many college students struggle with how to balance finances, work, school and internship requirements. That is one of the reasons Fairfield National Bank said it was making a $75,000 contribution to Ohio University Lancaster (OUL) and the Fairfield National Bank Scholarship. An OUL spokesperson said the scholarship will allow students to meet their college requirements,… Read More
UPDATE: 5:03 PM At least four Southeast Ohio school districts have declared a two-hour delay for classes Wednesday as below freezing temperatures are expected to settle into the region. Athens City Schools, Alexander Local Schools, Federal Hocking Local Schools and Vinton County Local Schools posted online Tuesday that their districts would follow a two-hour delay… Read More
Guitar great Tommy Emmanuel featured in a third set of music from 2012, recorded June 3. Tommy Emmanuel set 3 pt 1 Tommy Emmanuel set 3 pt 2 Tommy Emmanuel set 3 pt 3
Music fans and record collectors gathered at Stuart's Opera House for the 4th annual Cabin Fever Festival on Saturday, Jan. 19. In addition to several used record vendors and music posters from Marietta's Just A Jar, the evening featured performances from Dolfish, Tim Easton, Cotton Jones and Freakwater. For more information about the Cabin Fever… Read More
Former Ohio state Rep. Clayton Luckie has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to grand theft and seven other felonies. The Dayton Democrat apologized in court in Franklin County Tuesday after agreeing to a deal that added the grand theft count and dropped 42 remaining felony charges against him. Prosecutors said… Read More
The attorney for one of two Ohio high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl says he wants to delay the trial. Attorney Brian Duncan filed the motion on behalf of defendant Trent Mays, who is scheduled for trial next month in juvenile court in Steubenville in Jefferson County. Duncan says the motion… Read More
A new study said more West Virginia high school students are graduating in four years. The U.S. Department of Education study released Tuesday said 78% of the students who graduated in the spring of 2010 earned their diplomas on time. That's up from 77% in the previous school year and the same as the national… Read More
A natural gas company is helping residents affected by a pipeline explosion in Sissonville buy new homes or repair homes that were damaged. NiSource Inc. spokeswoman Chevalier Mayes said the company can't provide a total amount of the funding because it's still working with some residents. A 20-inch line owned by NiSource subsidiary Columbia Gas… Read More
Voters in Greenup County are headed to the polls to decide on whether or not to allow the sale of alcohol. Greenup has been a dry county for more than 50 years. This is the first time the issue has been on the ballot in decades. Supporters of alcohol sales argue allowing alcohol sales will… Read More
An Athens County mayor is sentenced in court for stealing money from his village. Ohio gas prices are still rising. Details in your morning update.
Parkersburg police are seeking the source of heroin following five overdoses in less than two weeks. Sgt. Greg Collins says police are trying to find out who the dealers are and where the heroin is coming from. Collins said there are indications that the heroin is a strong batch from New York, rather than a… Read More
Many Ohio University students and Athens residents chose to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy over their holiday weekend by giving back to their community and participating in OU's celebratory events. The university invited its students and community members to participate in a day of service on Saturday on Martin Luther King Jr.'s behalf. Participants… Read More