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A stretch of highway on Route 33 is resting atop more than just rock and soil. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, there are mines underneath the roadway. “One of our geotechnical engineers felt something in the road,” Public Information Officer for the Ohio Department of Transportation David Rose said. “Normal folks wouldn’t have… Read More
Hundreds of skaters flocked to the Athens Skate Park to meet legendary pro-skater Tony Hawk on Sunday. Hawk made an appearance at the park located on East State Street, rounding out the Birdhouse on the Road Summer Tour. The event began at 2 p.m. and was the last stop on the eight-city tour. The tour… Read More
Acoustic Hot Tuna in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from March 23, 2014. Plus, Jorma Kaukonen in solo performance from June 28, 2014.
From the archives, acoustic blues master Paul Geremia in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from May 5, 2001.
The Alumni Gateway of Ohio University reads, "So enter that daily thou mayest grow in knowlege wisdom and love." On Sunday afternoon, Ohio University freshmen made their traditional first walk through the gate. The Marching 110 roared and the sun peaked through the trees on College Green. The students were blatantly in awe of their… Read More
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine officially opened the doors of its newest campus. The Ohio University Marching 110 joined students, faculty, and dignataries for the official opening on Saturday. The Dublin campus' inaugural class of 50 students have been attending classes at the new facility since July 7. "We are changing the… Read More
Glass Harp in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch recorded May 17, 2014.
Tom Walker from the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio sits down with Nancy Delaval Miller, who suffers from Dissociate Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder. Her book, "Multiple: A Christian's Battle with Insanity", tells the heartbreaking tale of extreme sexual abuse she endured as a child and her life living with… Read More
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from May 10, 2014.
The Ohio men’s basketball team picked up a pair of transfers Monday, as Kenny Kaminski and Chandler Thomas joined the squad. Kaminski, a former top 100 recruit, comes to Ohio by way of Michigan State. It became clear that Kaminski would be on the market on Aug. 2 when he announced via Twitter that he… Read More
Singer-songwriter Janis Ian in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from June 15, 2014. This program contains strong language which some may find offensive.
Host George Eberts talks with Thomas O'Grady about upcoming solar and lunar eclipses, the duo's great journeys to be in the "path of totality" of a solar eclipse, and upcoming attractions in the August night sky.
After passing legislation at the last General Assembly that required Ohio public high schools to provide suicide awareness training, State Rep. Marlene Anielski is joint-sponsoring a measure to hold all public Ohio universities'standard of suicide prevention programs to one standard. Legislative aide Hallie Stadvec said that Anielski's office surveyed all 141 public and private colleges… Read More
Host Thomas O'Grady talks with Cyrus Moore of the Athens County Historical Society about the organization's collections department, the process of item intake and selection, cool and unique items acquired by the Historical Society, and a brief look into Athens County architects and architecture. For more information on the Athens County Historical Society, stop in… Read More
Ohio football coach Frank Solich said Monday morning during a conference call that Derrius Vick will start at quarterback for the season opener Saturday at Kent State. Vick, a redshirt junior, has been splitting first team reps with sophomore J.D. Sprague throughout fall practice. The two are competing to replace former Bobcat Tyler Tettleton, who… Read More
A bill is being proposed in Ohio that would require community colleges and universities to have suicide prevention programs on and off campus. The proposal calls for access to mental health programs and crisis intervention, such as a hotline. Colleges would need plans for telling students about prevention activities and communicating with students, staff and… Read More
Ohio's elections chief will soon mail absentee ballot applications to all registered voters with up-to-date addresses ahead of the fall election. Secretary of State Jon Husted says residents should begin getting the applications around Labor Day. Ohioans can cast an absentee ballot by mail or in person without giving any reason. The applications were sent… Read More
Delta Air Lines is increasing passenger capacity on one of its daily round-trip flights between Charleston and Atlanta. Yeager Airport says Delta plans to upgrade one flight from a 50-seat regional jet to a 76-seat Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft. Delta will continue to operate its morning flight from Yeager to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with a… Read More
Visitors to three Ohio cities will soon see billboards pointing out how one group believes that the state slights women. The signs near airports in Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton draw attention that Ohio doesn't guarantee paid maternity leave, and nearly one-in-five women in the state live in poverty. The ads also will appear on travelers'… Read More
A judge in eastern Ohio had to admonish two separate defendants about drinking and smoking pot before court. Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Kelly Cottrill confronted the first defendant almost as soon as he walked into the courtroom Wednesday. The Times Recorder in Zanesville reports that a 39-year-old man admitted to drinking before court, saying… Read More
Ohio-grown peaches are in short supply around the state. This year's harsh winter devastated Ohio's peach crop. The president of the Ohio Fruit Growers Marketing Association says the peach crop is a disaster this year. Bill Dodd says all but a few fruit farms along the Ohio River were wiped. Peach tree have short lifespans… Read More
The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing arguments by charter schools that they are entitled to equipment bought by their management company with taxpayer dollars without having to pay for the property. The case, to be heard Sept. 23, comes with a political twist: The Democratic candidate for attorney general is criticizing GOP incumbent Mike DeWine… Read More
Ohio's newest racino is ready to open in Dayton. Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway will open for business Thursday, becoming the sixth racino in the state. Another near Youngstown is slated to start operations next month. Numbers from the state show that Ohio's racinos are on track to make more money than the state's four… Read More