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A group of kids cheered after lining up for lunch in Haydenville—a small city in southeast Ohio. On this particular day, they get a slice of pizza along with some fruit as part of a free lunch program in their community. There are about 1,700 of these summer lunch programs around the state. “We need… Read More
A jury has awarded $136,030 to a former Parkersburg South High School football player and his mother in a lawsuit over a locker room fight. The lawsuit alleged that Parkersburg South assistant football coach Dwain Sponseller encouraged a fight between freshman football team members Adam Cross and Drake Mills. The lawsuit also alleged that Sponseller… Read More
By Jane Imbody People with developmental disabilities face many barriers every day – from physical barriers in buildings to systemic barriers in employment. But it’s the attitudinal barriers that might be the most difficult to overcome. Our attitudes can keep us from understanding and appreciating someone’s full potential and what he or she offers. Too… Read More
An Iraq war veteran in eastern Ohio is facing a $150 fine or worse after getting a citation for his pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic. Darin Welker of West Lafayette, in Coshocton County, says he was cited with a minor misdemeanor on June 23 for having 14 ducks. West Lafayette, about 80 miles… Read More
WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series. On this episode, old-time roots/swing musician Pokey LaFarge and his band perform songs from their album Central Time and a Hoagy Carmichael composition, "Riverboat Shuffle."
Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio's registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses. When Ohio joined the few states that require such offenders to register with authorities, officials hoped it would help solve more cases, deter repeat offenses and prevent deaths and property damage. The usefulness of the registry… Read More
Acoustic Hot Tuna in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from March 22, 2014.
Happy Traum in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch with guests Larry Campbell and John Sebastian, recorded April 12, 2014.
Ohio Brew Week is full of recognition for local and state brewers, and some of them gave back with signature and unique brews. Wyatt Routson, head brewer at Willoughby Brewing Co., enjoyed the skeptical looks and questions about the Peanut Butter Cup Coffee Porter he was serving during Last Call for Brew Week on Saturday…. Read More
WOUB's coverage of the three-day Louisville festival wraps up with commentary from Josh Antonuccio, plus photos of Beck, The Replacements, Sharon Van Etten and more.
Update 1:53 p.m. The murder suspect in Saturday night’s shooting incident in Hocking County was located late Sunday night in a hotel room in Fayette County. According to Hocking County Sheriff Lanny North, Michael Napoli, of Westerville, was found at the EconoLodge Motel in Jeffersonville with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in an attempt to take… Read More