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Libero Meredith Ashy was named MAC-East Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season after her performances the Ohio Universtiy volleyball team's two-match road trip last weekend against Ball State and Toledo. The junior helped the Bobcats (15-4, 8-0 MAC) remain unbeaten in Mid-American Conference play with a pair of road victories… Read More
Hosts Carolyn Lewis and Stephen Patterson talk with Mary Ann Smathers, Early Intervention Program Coordinator/Specialist at the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Mary Ann's work involves program management and direct care, in-home services, including visits to the home of a family with a child living with disabilities. The group discusses Mary Ann's life and… Read More
Kelee Riesbeck hosts Dr. Wendy Doniger and Dr. Brian Collins to the show where they discuss Doniger's upcoming lecture, "Blasphemy and Censorship in India, Past and Present", part of OHIO¹s College of Arts and Science¹s Gawande Lecture Series. Doniger, a professor at the University of Chicago, is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest and… Read More
Magnolia Clubhouse is a vital community of growth, hope and opportunity. Our mission is to ensure that people who live with mental illness are respected co-workers, neighbors and friends. Formerly known as Hill House, the Clubhouse has been promoting vocational, educational, social and personal achievement as a center of psychosocial rehabilitation in Cleveland since 1961…. Read More
Athens County Department of Job and Family Services Director Jack Frech will resign from his position at the end of the year. The decision was announced following a pre-disciplinary hearing with the Athens County Commissioners on Tuesday. The commissioners decided to take no action following the hearing, but Frech said he will resign at the… Read More
The Ohio Department of Transportation planned to hold a meeting in Cleveland Tuesday to hear from civic leaders and planners on the importance of public transit. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports Tuesday's meeting is the first of five scheduled this month across the state as the agency works to develop ways to bring efficient… Read More
Data shows fewer young people in Ohio are getting their driver's license. The Columbus Dispatch reports number of people in Ohio ages 16 to 20 who obtained a driver's license dropped 8.5 percent in the last decade. A new report by the Ohio Public Interest Research Group also shows a 15 percent per capita reduction… Read More
Women have played a significant role in rock music history, according to Madeleine Toerne, a Margaret Boyd Scholar at Ohio University.
"When I imagine rock-n-roll without the influence of women, it is an empty, monotonous past," she said. "Women have a voice, and a darn good one at that."
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise – "Still I Rise," Maya Angelou The life and work of Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most influential women of the 20th century, will be celebrated this Friday… Read More
The state is continuing to monitor residents who may have had contact with a Texas nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus after returning home following a trip to northeastern Ohio. The Ebola incubation period can be as long as three weeks, meaning local residents who spent time with Amber Vinson during her Ohio trip… Read More
West Virginia health officials are urging pregnant women to get the flu shot. Bureau for Public Health commissioner Dr. Letitia Tierney is set to hold a briefing Tuesday in Charleston outlining the importance of moms-to-be to get a flu shot. According to the state Division of Immunization Services, research shows pregnant mothers have… Read More
Some customers are suing Frontier Communications over its high-speed Internet service. The Charleston Gazette reports three customers filed a class-action lawsuit last week in Lincoln County Circuit Court. The lawsuit says Frontier's service is at much-slower speeds than advertised, while the company has frequent outages that forces customers to reboot their modems to… Read More
Trash talk was a big topic at the Monday Athens City Council Meeting as residents took to the podium to complain about visible trashcan warnings. City Council is currently trying to amend a city ordinance to increase fines and regulations about trashcans in street view. This ordinance specifies that garbage containers should be kept out… Read More