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Backers of Common Core are pushing back against an Ohio House effort to repeal the national learning standards before year's end. In a letter to House Rules Committee members, Ohio's nine metropolitan chambers of commerce said "Ohio would be moving backwards" to reject the standards, which set new English and math goals for elementary and… Read More
Year after year, history attempts to repeat itself. In OHSAA Division III, Region 9, that is just the case as the No. 1 seed Tri-Valley has been paired up with the No. 8 seed New Philadelphia in the first round of the playoffs for the second year in a row. Last year’s match ended in… Read More
On Wednesday, the Ohio Bobcats defeated the Buffalo Bulls 37-14. On Thursday, two Bobcats were recognized for their efforts in the Bobcats' win. The MAC announced that freshman running back A.J. Ouellette was the MAC East Offensive Player of the Week, and redshirt junior kicker Josiah Yazdani was the Special Teams Player of the Week. Ouellette… Read More
The Press Club of Cleveland’s Hall of Fame will honor Tom Suddes, an assistant professor in E.W Scripps School of Journalism, on Friday. The Hall of Fame was established to honor journalists who exemplify excellence in journalism and communications, but Suddes was surprised after he was nominated, because he doesn’t consider himself particularly notable. “I’ve… Read More
The Dallas nurse who flew on a commercial jet before being diagnosed with Ebola says she wasn't careless or reckless. In an interview Thursday morning on NBC's "Today" show, Amber Vinson also said she didn't get enough training to feel comfortable treating Ebola patients. She said the first time she donned special protective gear was… Read More
With the Jackson Ironmen heading into the postseason, the mayor of Jackson, Randy Heath, has proclaimed tomorrow to be Jackson Ironmen Football Day in the city. The road to the state finals now is now in front of the No. 3 seed Ironmen (10-0) and the first roadblock lies ahead. The No. 6 seed Logan… Read More
Every year when the schedule is released, players and coaches alike look for that game that they circle. For the teams in Parkersburg, the Civil War is that game. The 48th edition of this rivalry means more than just pride and bragging rights for the rest of the year for these teams. There are playoff… Read More
On Friday night, TVC-Ohio runners-up Nelsonville-York (7-3) will travel to Lucasville Valley to square off with the Indians (8-2) to kick off postseason play in Division six, region 21. Rolling into the match-up, these two teams are heading in two different directions. Lucasville Valley charged out of the gates, winning six straight games to begin… Read More
Tom Walker of the National Alliance On Mental Illness talks with Congressman Tim Murphy, Ph.d, (R-PA) about his push for better mental healthcare in the United States with his bill called H.R. 3717, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. The congressman hopes to fix the nation’s broken mental health system by focusing programs… Read More
Two months and twenty-one days ago, on a scorching hot Saturday night, Maysville (10-1) and Licking Valley (8-2) took a break from two-a-days and gave spectators what would turn out to be a playoff preview. Maysville won the preseason game 35-14 in August, but the stakes are higher this time around with a chance to… Read More
The Ohio University Performing Arts Series will present Billy Gardell, star of the CBS television series Mike & Molly, Saturday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Before Mike and Molly, Gardell co-starred in the critically acclaimed TV series Lucky. His other television credits include Yes Dear, Judging Amy, My Name is… Read More
The Dallas nurse who flew on a commercial jet before being diagnosed with Ebola says she wasn't careless or reckless. In an interview this morning (Thursday) on NBC's "Today" show, Amber Vinson also said she didn't get enough training to feel comfortable treating Ebola patients. She said the first time she donned special protective… Read More
This election, West Virginia Republicans made historic gains and the state's voters set a low mark. A paltry 37.3 percent of registered voters cast ballots for Tuesday's election. The secretary of state's website says the turnout is the lowest for a regular general election since at least 1950. For the first midterm election… Read More
Ohio field hockey players reflect on their time with head coach Neil Macmillan. Reporter Abbey Carnivale tells their stories.
The Ohio wrestling team has its inter-squad match on Sunday to decide who will be starting for the season. The biggest competition is for who will start at heavy weight. Reporter Allie Dosmann has the story.
Second time’s a charm? That’s what the Trimble Tomcats like to believe. With another undefeated season in the books, the Tomcats look to begin a second run at the Division VII state title, but the seven-seed Symmes Valley Vikings lie ahead. The Vikings finished 6-5 overall and 4-1 in the Southern Ohio Conference, good for… Read More
Tickets for the 2015 concert season at Jorma and Vanessa Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Station are now on sale.
The series, which offers a variety of music styles performed by dynamic musicians, will feature rare performances and concert pairings.
Scheduled performers include Oliver Mtukudzi, David Lindley, GE Smith, Corey Harris and many others.
Bullying is definitely a problem in the area, according to a survey of area students conducted by the Athens County Sheriff's Office. The survey was posted online from Oct. 28 to Nov. 2 asking elementary, middle school and high schoolers about their thoughts and experiences with bullying. Athens County Interim Sheriff Rodney Smith said… Read More
Ohio's legislative leaders and agency directors are slated to discuss health care, energy and other policy issues that will face the state in the months ahead. The Thursday afternoon conference follows Tuesday's elections in which voters swept statewide incumbent Republicans back into office, including Gov. John Kasich. Kasich again will have GOP majorities… Read More
Democratic state Sen. Daniel Hall says he is switching parties and becoming a Republican, a flip that would give the GOP a majority in the West Virginia Senate. West Virginia voters on Tuesday left the Senate deadlocked between the two parties. Hall's switch would break the Senate tie. The Wyoming County lawmaker confirmed… Read More
The accused leader of a northern West Virginia drug ring has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says 38-year-old Brian Schultz headed a network that distributed prescription painkillers and cocaine in northern West Virginia and Belmont County, Ohio. Schultz pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in… Read More
It was total domination. It was the best and most complete game for Ohio this year. And it was just the game Ohio needed. The Ohio Bobcats welcomed the Buffalo Bulls in for some Wednesday night #MACtion, and sent them back to New York with a 37-14 loss inside Peden Stadium. Ohio (5-5, 3-3… Read More
Saul Phillips was officially introduced as Ohio head coach on April 6, but Bobcat Madness served as his introduction to most Bobcat fans. In true Saul Phillips fashion, the head coach made a grand entrance. With the lights dimmed and fog pouring out from the Convo’s tunnel, Phillips rode out on to the court on… Read More