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The OUtlet: Season 6, Episode 5

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This is the October 17, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, we’ll tell you how an event on Ohio University’s campus impacted survivors of sexual assault. One of our reporters sits down with former Ohio governor Ted Strickland. Athens County will have the opportunity to vote on decriminalizing marijuana… Read More

Somali Community In Ohio Condemns Deadly Truck Bombing

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Members of Ohio’s Somali community are condemning a truck bombing in Somalia’s capital that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more. Somalia’s government has blamed the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, Africa’s deadliest Islamic extremist group, which has not commented on the Saturday attack. Horsed Noah is the outreach director of Somali… Read More

Water Utility’s Settlement Would Lower Bill Increases

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia water utility has filed a settlement with the state Public Service Commission that’d remove a $5 million proposal which upgrades infrastructure between two communities and raises bills. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported Sunday that independent Commission staff argued in June that West Virginia American Water overreached by pursuing a… Read More

12 Specialty Crop Block Grants Awarded In West Virginia

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Twelve agriculture projects in West Virginia will receive federal specialty crop block grants. State agricultural officials say in a news release that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $230,000 in grants for projects aimed at enhancing the competiveness of specialty crops, which include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, maple syrup and Christmas… Read More

Episode 107 – Accelerating Opportunity Model


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This program focuses on the link between educational credentials and future earning potential for students. Guests on the program describe an initiative called, Accelerating Opportunity, which is designed to advance the credentials of underprepared students with the objective of increasing their preparedness for careers that could increase their earning potential. Our discussion is centered on… Read More