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Authorities in central Ohio say a collision with an ambulance killed a 93-year-old car driver and sent four more adults to hospitals. Police in Newark say the car was pulling out of a gas station when it collided with the ambulance. The driver died at the scene. Assistant Fire Chief Patrick Connor says the private… Read More
If you’re a fan of bluegrass music, you can catch a free, live performance at the WOUB studios one Sunday a month. This month’s performance will occur on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. and will feature Union Valley and Hunnabee and the Sandy Tar Boys. The live performance can be heard on the WOUB… Read More
An appeals court in eastern Ohio has overturned the convictions of a woman and her husband in the drowning of her 3-year-old son and disappearance of his 2-year-old brother during a camping trip. The court ordered that Kasey and Richard Klein Jr. of Zanesville be tried again. They had been sentenced to 12 years in… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s General Manager and Director Tom Hodson talks with Michael Williamson, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer of The Washington Post. Some of Williamson’s awards in photography include the Press Photographers Association’s Crystal Eagle Award in 1994, Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 1995 and the Pulitzer Prize… Read More
The title of the exhibit may be Fowl Weather, but you're not likely to see anything that will put you in a foul mood. Painter Lisa Schorr’s show opened Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts at Ohio University Lancaster. "Hopefully, [attendees] will see happiness. I think there is… Read More
The Northern Illinois vs. Eastern Michigan game received high publicity last Saturday, not for their spectacular play but for their horrific shooting percentages. Northern Illinois set an NCAA record with four points at halftime and were on pace to be shooting the most three-point shots without a make until Daveon Balls hit a three late… Read More
Throughout January, Athens Public Library patrons have enjoyed Recent and Abstract, a month-long exhibit of John McVicker's paintings.
Now, as the show comes to a close, local residents will have the opportunity to meet the artist this Wednesday at the library.
A state representative is throwing her support behind an Athens County commissioners' plan to keep nearly 50 jobs in the area. Representative Debbie Phillips (D-Athens) Monday sent a letter to Governor John Kasich, asking that he stop the closure of an Ohio Department of Job and Family Services office in The Plains. County commissioners sent… Read More
About 175 West Virginia coal mining families are picketing in St. Louis as the United Mine Workers of America tries to salvage health care benefits for retirees and widows from Patriot Coal's bankruptcy. Miners from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio are also planning to join the protest Tuesday outside the federal building and the headquarters… Read More
Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants said no criminal charges will be filed following an investigation of a dispute over a state contract. Two DHHR lawyers and a former agency official were accused of illegally interfering with the awarding of a six-figure advertising contract. Plants tells media outlets that there appears to have been internal policy… Read More