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NEW YORK (AP) —Where did dogs first arrive on the scene? Scientists have long debated that question, and now a study of doggie DNA from around the world is pointing to Central Asia. Researchers say man’s best friend may have evolved somewhere near what is now Nepal and Mongolia. Previous studies have suggested southern China,… Read More
Forest growers could help sustain wild populations of American ginseng. The prized medicinal plant is threatened by poaching and loss of habitat. Michael Rubinkam from the Associated Press explains how a new labeling program is spreading awareness about the coveted roots.
An Ohio University student appeared in court on the charges of making terroristic threats and possession of a controlled substance after he allegedly made a threat on law enforcement over social media. Nickolaus Russell, of Gallipolis, made a threat to “kill a cop” on Twitter. Ohio Homeland Security public information officer Dustin Fox confirmed to… Read More
As an Executive-in-Residence at TechGROWTH Ohio, Michele Migliuolo delivers intensive operational assistance for start-up businesses in Southeast Ohio. He helps them grow and prepares young companies for outside financial investments. He acts as a mentor, a coach, and an advisor to several startups companies and he told WOUB’s Tom Hodson how he applies his 25… Read More
Bobcat Showcase Reporter Nathan Wiseman catches up with Ohio RB Daz Patterson to discuss his leadership in the community.
On this episode on “Conversations from Studio B”, Lynn Harter talks with Dr. Deforia Lane about her upcoming visit to campus. Dr. Deforia Lane is the Associate Director of the Seidman Cancer Center and Director of Music Therapy at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Lane will be on campus at on Tuesday, October 20th, where… Read More
Photo recaps from “Pinocchio” at Stuart’s Opera House, various festivals and Ohio University athletics.
The Ohio University School of Art + Design is presenting a juried selection of art from visual art educators across the state in OU’s third annual “State of the Arts” exhibition, on view through Oct. 31 in Seigfred Hall’s Art Gallery. This year’s exhibition includes a spectrum of creative practice and work from artists hailing… Read More
Ohio’s elections chief says so far more than 13,000 voters have cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election. With just over two weeks before Election Day, early voting is under way in the state. Voters will decide the fate of three statewide ballot initiatives. One would legalize marijuana for medical reasons and recreational… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – A new program allowing Ohio students to earn college credit before high school graduation is doing better than its predecessor. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports that the number of middle school and high school students in Ohio who are earning college credit has increased since the introduction of College Credit Plus…. Read More
ON CRANBERRY BOG, Ohio (AP) – State employees monitoring the unusual, shrinking bog in central Ohio’s Buckeye Lake say there are no signs it’s been harmed by surrounding water being kept low while a deteriorated dam is replaced. A natural-areas administrator and botanist who visited Cranberry Bog this week say its namesake plants and the… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Federal agriculture statistics show that more than one-quarter of the farmers in West Virginia are women. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says women farmers total 9,320 in the state. That translates to 29 percent of the farmers in the state. They farm more than 1.25 million acres and contribute $62.4 to… Read More