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The Ohio women's golf team sits in ninth place after the first round of the MAC Championships held Friday. The Bobcats shot a combined 343 and are 40 strokes off tournament leading Kent State. Ohio is also 16 strokes behind the eighth place team, Bowling Green. Kara Brinkmann was Ohio's top golfer with a 79…. Read More
Two men stood stranded to end the Ohio Bobcats’ final threat to the Ball State Cardinals (18-19, 7-9) as the Cards took home a 5-4 victory Friday. Jake Miller was hit with his fifth loss, despite throwing seven innings with seven strikeouts. The Bobcats (10-30, 5-11) overcame a one-run Ball State lead in the third… Read More
Game One Despite having just three hits, Ohio Softball manufactured enough runs to take down the Western Michigan Broncos, 7-5, in the first game of a doubleheader Friday. A four-error sixth inning allowed the Bobcats to break a 5-5 tie and score a run without recording a single hit. Sloan Walker reached base on a… Read More
The people of Lancaster, Ohio, have the opportunity to see folk musician Joe Pug before he hits it big. Pug is playing at the Wagner Theatre on Saturday, May 4 as part of a partnership between the OU-Lancaster Campus and the Lancaster Festival.
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Hodson talks with Dr. Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois. Nathan and Hodson discuss the physics of baseball, including the science behind a homerun, the advantages and disadvanages of wooden bats, and how a pitchers mechanics can affect their fastball…. Read More
Jeremy Zerechak's award-winning Code 2600 strives to tell the story of privacy and security in the information age and to make people aware of how they fit into that story.
Although audiences may not always be aware of the work of the sound designer in the theater, it's a role that can be just as complex and important as that of director, according to Ohio University doctoral student Dan Dennis.
In the vein of the Las Vegas Strip and the streets of New Orleans, two Ohio lawmakers want the state's biggest cities to have entertainment districts where revelers can take their alcohol outdoors. A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate on Thursday would allow cities with more than 50,000 residents to create areas exempt from… Read More
The state says Ohio hit another record for the number of people dying from drug overdose deaths, with more than 1,700 such overdose fatalities in 2011. The Ohio Department of Health blames the 1,765 deaths on the state's continuing prescription painkiller epidemic along with a continued rise in heroin abuse. The state says nearly five… Read More
Dr. Lisa Stein Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University-Zanesville, recently published a photo essay entitled, "Chaplin and Crime: Planting the Seeds for Monsieur Verdoux" for the Criterion Collection. The work elaborates on a recent Criterion release, Chaplin's Monsieur Verdoux (1947). Haven’s work provides new insight about the film’s incarnation, based on Chaplin’s interest… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House will welcome acclaimed singer-songwriter Bill Callahan for a special backstage show on Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m. During a career spanning two decades, Bill Callahan has released over 20 records, both under his own name and as Smog. After a couple albums recorded at home in the early 1990s, Callahan began… Read More
A report due in January on how West Virginia should expand Medicaid has already cost the state $860,000, but its focus has changed and it's now expected in May. The Charleston Daily Mail reported officials are calling the revised goals for the report an "internal planning document" that contains sensitive information and cannot be made… Read More
Drivers and pedestrians will have to find a new route in and out of the Uptown area starting in May. Construction crews will close the bridge to start upgrade work on the Oxbow bridge starting May 6th. The construction will include removal of existing railing, demolition and construction of concrete sidewalks, the bridge deck, utility… Read More
Sarah Green has an artistic energy that inspires her to write both for the page and the stage. The Ohio University doctoral student in English is a nationally award-winning poet and songwriter. “My music influences my poetry by giving my poems an awareness of rhythm, tone, and the sounds of language,” Green said, “while my… Read More
The long season continues to wear on the Ohio Bobcats. With 39 games complete, the Bobcats have won just 10, with five coming in conference play. With the Mid-American Conference Tournament quickly approaching, coach Rob Smith has set the bar at 12 conference wins in order for the Bobcats to be one of the top… Read More
The Ohio University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center has hired a new director for the 2013-2014 school year. Delfin Bautista, who has a master’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in divinity, will begin on June 1. Bautista has focused on LGBTQ issues in both the clinical and religious realms. “It’s been a… Read More
Ohio has decided to resume sending cellphone alerts of missing children and other emergencies whenever they happen – even in the middle of the night. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Ohio Amber Alert Steering Committee had halted the cellphone alerts between midnight and 6 a.m. because people complained the loud alarms woke them… Read More
An army of volunteers is expected to flood the roadside of U.S. Route 33 on Saturday as part of the nationwide Great American Cleanup Campaign. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is teaming up with Keep Ohio Beautiful and Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful. Volunteers will meet at the Wayne National Forest headquarters in The Plains…. Read More
Grammy-nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter Bill Kirchen returns to the Ohio Valley in early May for a series of concerts with Parkersburg’s own Todd Burge. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg talks with Burge about the duo's upcoming shows.
A Mason County man has been charged with wanton endangerment after allegedly firing shots that hit a police cruiser. WCHS-TV reports that Richard Allen Thomas is being held at the Western Regional Jail. The Mason County Sheriff's Department says nine deputies were at a firing range for training Thursday evening. The department says Thomas, who… Read More
Auditions will be held this weekend for Marshall University's new mascot. The student auditions are set for Sunday afternoon at the Memorial Student Center in Huntington. Among those who have served as the costumed bison mascot includes Marshall Board of Governors member Michael J. Farrell.
The white powder substance found in an envelope on Ohio University's campus was not harmful. One person is in custody after shots were fired at police last night. Details in your morning update.