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Waterford Blows Over Southern

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With 40 seconds left in the game,the basketball slowly rolled out of bounds. At this moment seniors Jordan Welch and Tyler McCutcheon walked toward the bench and walked off their home court for the last time. The crowd in the gym stood together to cheer and applaud the seniors. Jordan and Tyler joined fellow seniors Tyler McCutcheon, Isaac… Read More

Alexander Spartans Show No Mercy On Southeastern

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Alexander threw down a stout defense, suffocating the Southeastern Panthers’ offense as the Spartans rolled to a 55-29 victory. It was senior night in Albany, and Chace Harris made sure he left his mark in his final regular season game. Harris terrorized the Panthers collecting six steals, while as a team Alexander forced 18 total… Read More

Dartis Leads Ohio Past EMU

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Mike Laster saw a crease in the Eastern Michigan defense with a little less than five minutes left in the game and capitalized, canning the corner three via a crisp pass from Kenny Kaminski. The sequence highlighted a 10-0 run by the Bobcats that led to a 79-71 road victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles…. Read More

Photos: The Kinship of Racing

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For the Cunningham family, their weekends are far from typical. They are filled with dirt, loud engines, and good friends. Ryan was born and raised in Nelsonville, Ohio and chose to raise his family there. His soon-to-be wife, Brittany Cunningham, 27, grew up around the Nelsonville area too. Ryan has two children, Dakota, 8, and Joseph,… Read More

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West Virginia Agency Not Regulating Compressor Noise, Light

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VALLEY GROVE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s environmental agency says it won’t regulate the noise and light from compressors located along natural gas pipelines. The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register reports that an engineer in the Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Air Quality stated that position in response to concerns raised about some compressor stations outside Wheeling…. Read More

One Escaped SEPTA Inmate Apprehended, Other Still At-Large

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PARKERSBURG — One of two inmates who escaped under a fence at the Southeastern Probation Treatment Alternative Correctional Facility (SEPTA) Sunday night has been apprehended, according to officials. Leonard Lowery, 32, was taken into custody by Parkersburg police at about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the Nelsonville facility. Lowery and Zachariah… Read More

Episode 007: April Stewart


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April is a teacher at Athens Middle School who teaches courses related to technology and other STEM areas for 7th and 8th grade students in the Athens City Schools. April has recently integrated coding into her curriculum and discusses effective practices in student-centered teaching, particularly in technology-related subjects.

Amid Increased Protests, Athens City Council Talks Amended Parade Permit

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The Athens City Council discussed new changes they plan to make to city policies surrounding permits required for protests, demonstrations and parades. At Monday night’s meeting of the Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee, the topic of “parade permits,” which also includes permits used for demonstrations and protests, was raised by Councilmember Chris Fahl…. Read More

Survey: Some Athens High School Students claim Verbal Harassment at the Middle School

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ATHENS, Ohio — A survey of 450 former Athens Middle School students found that some were verbally harassed by Ohio University students while on their way to school. The survey, conducted by a member of the Athens Schools Facilities Steering Committee, showed that 17 percent of the high school students responding faced some kind of… Read More

PHOTOS: Indonesian Night


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Sunday marked the annual Indonesian Night celebration at Ohio University. Members of PERMIAS, the Indonesian Student Association, came together to celebrate “Mystical Java,” with traditional food and dance throughout the evening. Take a look at these dazzling photos by WOUB’s Drake Withers taken during the event.

Stuart’s Welcomes Bob Boilen, John Paul White, Adam Torres, My Bubba


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Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio hosts an evening of music and conversation with Bob Boilen of NPR Music featuring performances by John Paul White (formerly of The Civil Wars), Adam Torres and My Bubba on Friday, April 14 at 8 p.m. Stuart’s Opera House has worked with Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, in… Read More

John Glenn’s Ohio Birthplace Passed Over For Historic Status

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CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) – A New York graduate student seeking historic recognition for John Glenn’s birthplace in Ohio says the proposal has been rejected. The Times-Reporter of Dover-New Philadelphia reports state history officials wrote 24-year-old Adam Sackowitz that the Cambridge home in eastern Ohio where Glenn was born in 1921 wasn’t a strong candidate for… Read More