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Most high school student-athletes have a similar goal: take their talents to the next level. For some, that goal is easily achieved leading to new collegiate goals, but for many it is not so simple. Students in southeast Ohio are already at a disadvantage because of the lack of attention from college and university recruiters,… Read More
The childhood obesity epidemic rages on in the United States, with a big surge among the youngest kids, according to the latest government data.
Inspired by a viral Facebook post, Muslim women around the world are sharing their stories of being groped and fondled in the holiest place in the Islamic world.
Conservative justices could overrule a 40-year-old decision allowing states to compel union fee payments. But all eyes are on Justice Neil Gorsuch, who was uncharacteristically silent in court Monday.
As the administration seeks to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, the industry is watching the talks closely. Automakers say changes could drive up costs, making them less competitive.
By: Lily Bradley, Matt Cudahy, Shane Dazen In 2017 Oxford Mining Company announced its plan for a proposed coal mine in Athens County. Almost immediately, local activists and residents criticized the plan for safety concerns and the environmental impact the mine could have on the county. Neither the push back from the public nor setbacks… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky drug task force leaders say a dispute between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Chicago has blocked most of their task forces from receiving Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants. Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force Executive Director David Thompson tells the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer that his agency in western… Read More
In this installment of Conversations from Studio B, learn about the upcoming production of “Kiss Me Kate” coming to Stuart’s Opera House by way of the ABC Players. It’s 1948 in sultry Baltimore, and actor/producer/director Fred Graham is trying to get his new production of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” ready for opening night…. Read More
Sexual assault is never a simple liaison. Memory, time, and neurobiology work together to ensure the event’s ugly, extensive stain. Ohio University College of Fine Arts Division of Theater MFA Acting candidate Lisa Buch examines the complex emotional aftermath faced by a survivor of sexual assault in her one-woman play-in-progress Simple Math. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke… Read More
On Friday, February 23, 2018, the CMT Next women of Country tour stopped by Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium for an evening of exciting contemporary country music by some of the most promising rising female stars of modern day country music. The performance featured RaeLynn, Kalie Shorr, and Sara Evans. WOUB’s Zane Wilson snapped… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services says a hepatitis A outbreak is continuing in several counties. The cabinet said in a news release that the state Department of Public Health was reporting 117 cases by last week, 96 in the Louisville area. Some associated cases were also found in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The future of Ohio’s once-powerful higher education advisory board remains uncertain with the panel remaining inactive because it doesn’t have enough members for a quorum. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Board of Regents hasn’t met in over a year. Ohio Department of Higher Education spokesman Jeff Robinson says only two… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Three of four faces will be new as Democrats continue their series of debates in the Ohio governor’s primary race. Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill will debate for the first time March 7 in Toledo. State Sen…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – County education leaders across West Virginia are heeding a union call to keep schools closed during the third day of a teacher strike. On Friday, West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee said thousands of teachers were expected to return to the state Capitol in Charleston on Monday to seek help… Read More