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A federal judge has ruled Ohio’s ban on recognizing gay marriages is unconstitutional. But that doesn’t mean the state must recognize those marriages immediately. And as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, this decision has people on both sides of the issue wondering what will happen in the coming days.
Ohio guard Nick Kellogg has been selected to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a showcase for the top seniors in college basketball. The tournament features eight teams and takes place April 16-19 in Portsmouth, Va. Kellogg, who will play for Roger Brown’s Restaurant in the tournament, led the Bobcats in scoring this season, averaging… Read More
Two opponents step onto the mat. They don’t need to size each other up because there are no strangers in the Division I wrestling world. The wrestlers grab at one another but don’t make much contact. It is as if they are trying to lure each other, casting an arm out like the hand is… Read More
The Campbellsville Tigers (24-14, 13-7) swept the visiting Rio Grande RedStorm (17-25, 4-17) in three games this weekend. On Saturday evening, Campbellsville won 4-3 on the arm of its starter, Bret DeRooy (5-3). DeRooy struck out 12 RedStorm batters and allowed just two earned runs in 8 2/3 innings. Campbellsville scored in the second, third,… Read More
Lancaster, Ohio, is a city filled with history and fascinating people. “Our Town” will show the history of this city and what makes it special to the thousands who call it home. Produced by WOUB Public Media, the new television series “Our Town” showcases cities in the region to highlight their histories, diversities and what… Read More
A Medina man was stabbed early Sunday morning in Athens and police are trying to determine who the culprit might be. Kyle Unsdorfer, 22, suffered a small laceration and puncture woud to the lower left side of his abdomen, according to a report from the Athens Police Department. Officers responded to 53 E. State St…. Read More
Many Ohio school districts are seeing declining enrollment as the state's younger population goes down. State figures show most districts' enrollment is down over the last few years. The Ohio-based company FutureThink forecasts that trend to continue over the next couple years. A digital-mapping company report projects a 2 percent drop by 2018, or about… Read More
The Ohio University School of Music will welcome visiting guest artist pianist Orli Shaham for residency from April 16-18, including a concert on Thursday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glidden Recital Hall. The show is free and open to the public. "Orli is one of the most outstanding concert pianists in the world…. Read More
Officials in Cincinnati say their bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention hinges on fixing up their arena and raising the $55 million in private money required. A site visit by Republican officials is scheduled for later this month for Cincinnati, which must spruce up U.S. Bank Arena and figure out how a host committee… Read More
A federal judge has ruled that gay marriage be recognized by the state of Ohio, but it won't take complete effect right away. Judge Timothy S. Black said it was unconstitutional to deny married gay couples state rights, but this will only apply to four specific couples as of Monday. It all comes down to… Read More
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Tessa Brediger photographed #Fest this past Saturday and continued her awesome work covering the Athens fests. Here are some shots from the party/performance/fest. Click for photos of rainy Palmerfest, sunny Highfest, and the season-opening Millfest.
A Gallia county man has been arrested on multiple charges after contacting and interacting with two minors via the computer using Facebook, Kik and Snapchat. Brian Scott Sibley, 27, of Vinton, Ohio has been charged with one count of attempted rape, a second degree felony; two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony of the… Read More
With many an edgy jokes and plenty of fun, locals paired up Saturday night to dance their way to a trophy, and plenty of donations for the American Red Cross. Tara Gilts, director of development at OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital, was named the champion of the 5th annual Dancing with the Athens Stars after winning over… Read More