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Heading into day two of the MAC Swimming and Diving Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., Ohio sat in second place of the overall points standings with 172, compared to first place Miami University’s 191. On a very successful second day for Miami and Ohio alike, the RedHawks extended that lead to nearly 100 by a score… Read More
Ohio football officially announced its 2013 schedule earlier today, which features four games on the ESPN family of networks. The most challenging game on the schedule for Frank Solich and the 'Cats will undoubtedly be the season opener as the Green and White head to Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 31 to take on the defending… Read More
Are you struggling for a fresh idea on what to serve for dinner tonight or breakfast tomorrow? Well, why don’t we step back in time and see what’s cookin’! Of all the fabulous wholesome food my Grandma made for us, the vitamins and supplements, the homemade whole wheat bread, fresh cow’s milk…I must confess that… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s Director and General Manager Tom Hodson talks with Michel duCille, associate editor for photography at The Washington Post. A three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, duCille has photographed such momentous events as the eruption of Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano in 1985. On the topic of digital media,… Read More
Ohio University's current tuition structure could be heading for a complete overhaul. University President Roderick McDavis says top administrators are in the process of creating a proposal for implementing a guaranteed tuition structure. Guaranteed tuition is when institutions lock in a tuition rate for a student's four years of instruction. McDavis says this program has… Read More
The University of Rio Grande's School of Fine Arts will present two short operas by the American composer Giancarlo Menotti on March 2 and March 3. Voice students of Adjunct Professor Valerie Tanner will perform Menotti's The Telephone and The Medium in the Bob Evans Farm Hall rotunda at 7 p.m. The operas will feature… Read More
A Pike County woman is being charged with Grand Theft for stealing thousands of dollars from her employer. Lorrie Ann Thornsberry, 38, allegedly stole between $7,500 and $150,000 from the Beaver branch of First National Bank. This took place between January 1st, 2010 and ended February 21st, 2013 according to Maj. Jeremy Masters from the… Read More
It has been awhile since the Bobcats experienced a two-game losing streak. They have to go back all the way to mid-December when they lost to Winthrop and Massachusetts. Now, the Bobcats head into this weekend riding a similar losing streak, with losses to Belmont and Akron. Ohio has had eight losses this season, matching… Read More
Pieces of an aging bridge that connected St. Albans and Nitro are heading to a scrapyard after being demolished. Spectators watched as the Dick Henderson Memorial Bridge was detonated on Friday morning. The bridge that used to span the Kanawha River is being replaced by a new bridge. In February, crews began cutting sections of… Read More
Athens is moving on to the District Finals after they had a hot second half to defeat Chillicothe, winning by a final score of 59-49. This game wasn't all Bulldogs the whole time, as they trailed by 13 after two quarters. They had a breakthrough with a 31-point fourth quarter that sealed the deal. … Read More
Singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell's new album Child Ballads, a collection of traditional songs from the Anglo-American folk tradition, is a collaboration with her friend Jefferson Hamer.
However, these aren't children's songs. In fact, most of these dark tales would send a child into therapy for a lifetime.
Unionized employees at Ohio University have accepted a new contract agreement just as their current contract was set to expire. The University announced the new three-year agreement with members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 1699 Friday. According to the University, some of the changes in the new agreement include… Read More
A newly unsealed confession shows a woman told authorities her son accidentally strangled his estranged wife before his parents helped hide the body in a southeast Ohio septic tank. Sandra Inman told an investigator she wanted to see her grandchildren more, so she and her husband and son forced her daughter-in-law, Summer, into a car… Read More
Jurors in Akron have heard testimony from a man about how his father planned to reply to a Craigslist ad that prosecutors say led to his slaying in 2011. The testimony came Thursday in the trial of Richard Beasley, 53. He's accused of killing three men lured by phony Craigslist job postings. Nicholas Kern testified… Read More
Ohio drivers can now be ticketed for texting. For the past six months, officers could issue warnings those who weren't complying with the statewide texting ban. That grace period ends Friday. Texting while driving is now a secondary offense for drivers 18 and older. That means an officer has to stop a driver for another… Read More
A project to widen Interstate 64 in the Huntington area is set to begin in a couple of weeks. The Division of Highways says the project will take place between Exit 11 and Exit 15. The work will include adding a new lane in both directions near the median, as well as installing a median… Read More
Three people are facing charges after deputies say they pulled over a car with nearly a dozen containers used to make meth. At least two of those containers were in the active process of making the drug. Boyd County deputies say they arrested Brandon Gibbs after he sold a confidential informant meth in an Ashland… Read More
Ten containers used to make meth were found inside one car last night. A project to widen I-64 in Huntington is set to start in a couple of weeks. Details in your morning update.