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15 runs on 22 hits. To say the bats were on fire for the Ohio baseball team would be an understatement. The ‘Cats batted around in the same inning twice and saw every player cross the plate in the 15-3 stomping of the Morehead State Eagles. Pitcher Michael Klein picked up his first win of… Read More
International Week took place at Ohio University from April 10 through April 17. This annual event gives traditional students the opportunity to learn more about international students and their cultures. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Ohio’s elections chief by backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices. Supporters of the so-called Drug Price Relief Act sued Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted after he ordered a further review of their petition signatures before sending the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state budgetary panel has agreed to release another $2.5 million to the State Highway Patrol, with some of that going to provide security for Gov. John Kasich as he campaigns for president. The Blade newspaper in Toledo reports the state Controlling Board voted on Monday to release the money. It… Read More
Four people were arrested Monday on drug and corrupt activity charges after an investigation by the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office and a state organized crime task force. Jan Barney, 54, of Wilkesville; Ronald Wade Barney, 19, of Wilkesville; Brandon Lee Hamilton, 18, of Wilkesville; and Paul E. Jarvis, 50, of Vinton were all arrested on… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats (16-19) avoided the sweep Sunday after losing the first two games of the series to Mid-American Conference East Division rival Bowling Green (13-23). The Bobcats came into the series riding a three game winning streak, while the Falcons were trying to end their five game losing streak. Starting pitcher Jake Miller took the… Read More
Amanda Hobson is an investigator in Ohio University’s Title IX Office. She also has the ability to see ghosts. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A special committee is beginning work on legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio. The House Select Committee on Marijuana was convening for the first time Tuesday. It has scheduled meetings every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until its work is done. Ohio House leaders have pledged to send the recently introduced legalization… Read More
Residents living along Route 56 were barred from leaving or getting back into their houses when law enforcement closed the road to accommodate hundreds of students returning to campus from Number Fest. One resident, who lives across Route 56 from The Venue, told city council that although this year’s event was not as disruptive as… Read More
The Gathering Place, a place of support for adults coping with mental illness, celebrates it’s 40th anniversary next Thursday. The celebration includes an open house and art show to exhibit and sell members’ work. The Gathering Place hosts 20-30 “members” each day battling a range of mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,… Read More
John Carey, Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, has two primary mandates: to make higher education more affordable in Ohio and to make it accessible to more students. Carey was appointed Chancellor in April 2013 by Ohio Governor John Kasich. He is following the direction of the Governor’s 2106 Mid-Biennium Review which calls… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state says more than 100 Ohio law enforcement agencies are seeking to adopt new standards for use of deadly force by police. The standards adopted last year permit police to use deadly force only when officers are defending themselves or other people from serious injury or death. The Ohio Collaborative… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia officials are trying to put more emphasis on keeping vaccinations up to date for children 2 years old and younger. The state has among the nation’s highest immunization rates for school-age children, at 97 percent, but state health officials say the rate for children 19 to 35 months old… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – With the arrival of the last day to register to vote before next month’s primary election in West Virginia, the secretary of state’s office says activity through the online voter registration application system has surged. The secretary of state’s office said the system received more than 10,000 submissions last week, accounting… Read More