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Ohio redshirt junior Ali Lake was named Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week following a dominant performance on Friday and Saturday. The middle blocker racked up 17 kills for the Bobcats on Friday night in their sweep against division rivals Akron. The following day, Lake finished off the weekend with 13 more… Read More
Khizr Khan gave an emotional speech at the DNC in Philadelphia. Donald Trump accused Khan of being scripted by the Clinton campaign and wondered if Ghazala Khan was unable to speak for herself.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say homelessness alone isn’t automatically an exemption from work or training requirements for food stamp benefits recipients. State Department of Health and Human Resources spokeswoman Allison Adler tells The Charleston Gazette-Mail that regulations for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program don’t allow for blanket exemptions based on homelessness. Adler says beginning… Read More
WOUB will live stream the 2016 Homecoming Parade, Saturday Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. The 2016 Homecoming Parade will celebrate “All Roads Lead Home” with spirited floats, banners and displays representing both the University and the surrounding community. The parade is hosted by the Campus Involvement Center in the Division of Student Affairs. The Parade Grandstands… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The federal government has extended the deadline for Ohio homeowners to apply for a home refinancing program set up to help those hurt by the foreclosure crisis. The deadline for the Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, is now Sept. 30, 2017. The program is available to homeowners who have little… Read More
On Saturday fans of the steampunk aesthetic filled Central Venue in Athens, complete with their elaborate costumes for a real “Rusted Rodeo.” A smattering of fascinating fashion and speculated technology, the event served as the final steampunk September event this year. Check out these photos of the event by WOUB’s Michael Johnson.
Over the weekend Adyn’s Dream, a foundation that raises funds for families dealing with spinal muscular atrophy, had a bluegrass fundraiser at The Little Fish Brewing Company. WOUB’s Kelsey Brunner attended the event to snap these pictures at the highly family-friendly event.
Starting now through Thursday, Nov. 3 bring unwanted clothing items to ARTS/West during business hours (Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Please call ARTS/West at 740-592-4315 to arrange a time outside of regular business hours. Those who donate early will receive a “golden ticket” for unlimited items during the Nov. 3-5 exchange days…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An Illinois man accused of kidnapping his 13-year-old step-daughter and her 3-week-old baby has been arrested at a makeshift campsite in West Virginia. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Brian Humphreys tells The Charleston Gazette-Mail someone called in a tip that Christopher Ray Derleth had been spotted in the Cabin Creek area…. Read More
The historic Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta, Ohio, (located 222 Putnam Street in historic downtown Marietta) has a dozen events on its calendar for October, including concerts, theatrical performances, political satire, a trio of Halloween classic films and a special theatre Ghost Hunt with Hidden Marietta. A theatrical performance of Driving Miss Daisy leads off… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Democratic Party says President Barack Obama will headline its annual state dinner next month. State party chairman David Pepper says Obama will help fire up Democrats heading into the final stretch of the 2016 campaign. The party’s state dinner scheduled for Oct. 13 is traditionally its largest fundraising event… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – One in seven registered voters in Ohio won’t receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail for the upcoming election cycle. Republican Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has decided not to send absentee ballot applications to more than 1 million registered voters who didn’t vote in the 2012 or… Read More
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) – A fire has destroyed a century-old grandstand at a fairground in central Ohio. Police in Lancaster say they are talking with a group of juveniles who were running from the Fairfield County Fairgrounds when firefighters arrived. The fire broke out early Saturday morning. Fire officials say the blaze is considered a… Read More