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Wells Turns Down Pros For Ohio

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Standing at a whopping six-foot-seven, sophomore outfielder Tyler Wells is hard to miss; at least the Boston Red Sox thought so. During the first game of his senior season at Lexington Catholic High School, in Lexington, Ky., scouts from the Red Sox originally came to scout two Lexington Catholic pitchers, but Wells’ performance caught their… Read More

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Ohio Catcher Stays Close To Home


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When the Bobcats took on Xavier on April 2, Kyle Dean heard a familiar voice cheering him on when he stepped into the batter’s box at Bob Wren Stadium. The voice belonged to Dean’s high school baseball coach, Fred Gibson. It was not the first time Dean had heard a familiar voice; in fact, it… Read More

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OU Students Win Innovation Challenge For Mobile News Alarm App

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Six Ohio University students will share a $10,000 grand prize for winning an innovation competition Thursday after presenting their idea for a mobile alarm clock app that would get more young people to consume news. The Scripps Innovation Challenge, a campus-wide contest sponsored by OU's Scripps College of Communication, encouarged students to innovate creative solutions… Read More

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Athens County And The Civil War


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Ron Luce talks with local historian, Cyrus Moore. Luce and Moore discuss Civil War history as it pertains to Athens County, including the Ohio Volunteer Infantry (OUI), Medal of Honor recipient Milton Holland, and the 5th U.S. Colored Regiment. For more information on the Athens County… Read More

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Afternoon Update For April 11


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A Greenup County man is facing murder charges for an alleged stabbing on March 27. The Ohio Part-Time Faculty Association is working to improve the rights of the part-time faculty at public universities in Ohio. Details in your afternoon update.  

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New Group Calling For Better Benefits For Part-Time Faculty

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A new association is lobbying for better benefits and bargaining rights for part-time faculty at Ohio's public universities. The Ohio Part-Time Faculty Association also wants to boost pay for these adjunct professors, who make up about two-thirds of the state's public university faculty. Youngstown State University has the most part-time faculty, while the University of… Read More

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Powerful Storm Moving Through The Region

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A powerful storm that brought winter weather to parts of the midwest and Great Lakes region will be moving through the region Thursday. The National Weather Service says the storm system will bring thunderstorms and possible damaging winds Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. A flood watch is in effect for Carroll, Coshocton, Harrison and Tuscarawas… Read More