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Junior shooting guard Nick Kellogg and sophomore point guard Stevie Taylor stopped by Studio B to talk basketball, video games and more. Ohio will next take the court this Saturday in Nashville against Belmont before its rematch against Akron next Wednesday.
Ohio is being awarded $3 million in federal money to expand an approach to better coordinate medical care for patients and change how certain procedures are paid for. State officials said Thursday the grant would be used to design a lump payment for certain high-cost medical cases, such as a patient's hip replacement. The idea… Read More
The Athens County Commissioners have selected more than a dozen blighted homes to demolish in Athens County. At their meeting Tuesday, commissioners chose 13 homes from a list of more than 100 properties deemed unsanitary by the Athens City-County Health Department. Athens County Commissioner Lenny Eliason said the county hopes to demolish homes in Nelsonville,… Read More
The owner of a West Virginia coal mine where a worker died this week has started comprehensive safety retraining and says it supports Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's stand-down order. Tennessee-based United Coal owns the Affinity Mine near Sophia, where two workers have died this month. The death Tuesday of a shuttle car operator prompted Tomblin… Read More
For over 10 years, Donkey Coffee has hosted up-and-coming songwriters in its back room. This Saturday the coffeehouse will showcase two more extraordinary artists: 12 year-old Aubree Riley from Athens, Ohio, and Lucie Zara from London, England. Both young ladies are quirky singer-songwriters with a unique musical quality all their own. To all outward appearances,… Read More
While a bowl trip for a college football team provides national exposure and a chance for student athletes to see another region of a country, the trip's expenses can come at a price. Yet, fortunately for the Ohio football team, the expenses for the trip to the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl and the revenue received… Read More
Thousands of exotic animals from Ohio might need new homes this year and Indiana is taking some of them in. Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion recently accepted six exotic animals from Ohio. Four tigers were moved to Black Pine late last year, and this week a female black bear and an African wildcat have… Read More
A bill introduced in the Ohio Senate last week would require judges to report to law enforcement when they sentence a violent offender to mental-health treatment instead of incarceration, or if they approve a conditional release for an individual found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity. Sponsored by President Pro… Read More
Police arrested a Portsmouth man after they say they found more than $10,000 of crack cocaine at his home. Barry Cave, 58, is charged with two felonies for drug trafficking and possession. Police say they found about 108 grams of what appears to be crack cocaine, $3,300 in cash and other drug paraphernalia after getting… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Ron Luce talks with Marjorie Stone and Susan Locharg-Garguillo of the Athens County Historical Society and Museum. Luce, Stone and Locharg-Garguillo discuss the role women played in the American Civil War, as well as how women dressed, worked, and socialized during that era. For more information… Read More
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Ohio University Student Senate members engaged in an at times tense and passionate debate on possible changes to the amount of contact information students would have to disclose to the university. The Wednesday evening debate followed Senate President Zach George's proposal made last week for a resolution that calls for a university policy that would… Read More
Nelsonville's Majestic Galleries is currently hosting the exhibit cross-cut, featuring the work of 16 artists from across the United States. (PHOTOS)
An annual national survey conducted over the last 10 years has consistently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are ranked first in trust among nationally known institutions and are considered an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public. The yearly study has also called PBS the most fair network for news and… Read More
Two roundtable meetings will focus on efforts to fight prescription drug abuse and trafficking in West Virginia. U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller and Congressman Nick Rahall will participation in the discussions Thursday in Huntington and Charleston. Expected to join them are White House Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske and U.S. attorney Booth Goodwin. The discussions will include law… Read More
UPDATE 11:14 a.m. Proposed Ohio legislation would add bankers, pharmacists and county humane society agents to the list of people required under law to report suspected elder abuse. The bill introduced Thursday by Republican House Reps. Mike Dovilla of Berea and Wes Retherford of Hamilton adds those categories to existing requirements for doctors, dentists and hospital… Read More
Fifth-grade students from elementary schools in Wood County are heading to court for a mock trial. The students will present their case before Fourth Judicial Circuit Judge J.D. Beane on Thursday in Parkersburg. The students are from elementary schools in Mineral Wells, Vienna and Parkersburg. They'll be participating in West Virginia Law Adventure, a civics… Read More
On Feb. 24 Central Venue will host its second Slow Down Sunday, a locavore potluck event featuring music from J.D. Hutchison, Todd Burge and Kelly Latimore, along with a photography exhibit by Charles Yesenczki.
UPDATE 9:05 a.m. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the winter weather is likely a factor in multiple accidents on Route 33 at Rainbow Lake Road. Three seperate accidents shut down the west bound lane of Route 33. At least one of the accident had minor injuries. Dispatchers say there have been a handful… Read More
A list of 30 candidates for new Ohio schools superintendent includes Gov. John Kasich's top education adviser. The 19-member Ohio Board of Education is searching for a new state superintendent for the second time in as many years. The board hired an Iowa-based firm to conduct a national search to replace Stan Heffner, who resigned… Read More
Huntington Police arrest another man in connection with a CVS pharmacy robbery. Ohio University's Pickerington Center will have a Supreme Court Justice be its keynote speaker. Details in your morning update.