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Rio Offense Rolls St. Catharine

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The Rio Grande RedStorm women’s basketball team continued to showcase their offensive firepower Thursday night, defeating the St. Catharine College Patriots 95-71.  The RedStorm entered the contest ranked No. 1 in scoring offense per game and showed the home fans at Newt Oliver Arena why they are the best offense in the NAIA Division I…. Read More

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O’Bleness Health System Joins OhioHealth

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UPDATE 12:55 p.m. “I’m Greg Long, and I’m the president and (chief executive officer) of OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital,” Long said from a podium in the hospital’s cafe. The room full of physicians, associates, volunteers and community members, who gathered Thursday at WillowView Cafe to celebrate the hospital officially joining OhioHealth, immediately erupted in applause. “Doesn’t that… Read More

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Ohio Appeals Gay Marriage Ruling

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Ohio authorities have appealed a federal judge's ruling ordering them to recognize gay marriages on death certificates. The attorney general's office filed its notice of appeal Thursday in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. An appeal brief containing their arguments will be filed at a later date. They're appealing federal Judge Timothy Black's… Read More

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Fatal Accident On Old Route 33

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UPDATE 4:18 p.m. A Guysville man was killed and two Shade residents were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on Old Route 33/Pomeroy Road Thursday morning. Emergency responders were called to a crash on the road near the former Rainbow Inn at about 10:20 a.m. Dispatchers said passengers were reportedly trapped and one person may have… Read More

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Dave Rave: The Flipside Of The Athens Music Scene

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For decades, Athens, Ohio, has been a hotspot for live music. But to limit the Athens music scene to just performance-based acts would be a mistake. For years, DJ culture has co-existed alongside local live bands, drawing huge crowds and providing an outlet for fans of electronic music.

WOUB's Bryan Gibson caught up with Dave Rave's Brandon Thompson and Dave Alexander to learn more about the Athens DJ/dance scene and how they became one of the most popular acts in town.

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OU Hosts Weeklong Celebration Of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Ohio University will be commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by hosting a week full of activities beginning Monday with the annual silent march on campus. This year’s celebration is themed “OHIO’s Legacy: Living the Dream,” focusing on King’s service and legacy. The 14th annual MLK Jr. Silent March and Celebratory Brunch will begin on… Read More

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Many West Virginia Schools Remain Closed Following Chemical Leak

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West Virginia schools shuttered by a chemical spill that contaminated the water supply will remain closed Thursday. Students in Kanawha, Boone, Lincoln and Putnam counties, and some in Fayette County, won't have class again. Schools have been closed since Friday, the day after a chemical spill tainted a nine-county region's water supply for 300,000 people…. Read More