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Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news, but he also had a lively sense of humor, revealed late in his career when he became the judge and scorekeeper for Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!
The Convo on Ohio University’s campus usually showcases the university’s top athletes, but on Thursday, OU’s best researchers and most creative students were the All-Stars. Participants in this year’s Student Research and Creativity Expo worked hard to prepare to present their best work. The expo allowed Savannah Crawford, a senior studying printmaking, and Ryan Brown, a… Read More
ATHENS — A female student reported being raped on Monday on the Ohio University campus, according to police. The Ohio University Police Department send a crime alert on Monday evening, asking for information about an alleged rape that occurred “in the vicinity of Brown Hall.” The female said the crime occurred between 11:30 p.m. on… Read More
Aviation accidents are becoming a frequent staple of news broadcasts. WOUB’s Matt Morris ventured out to Gordon Bush Airport in Albany to learn measures the Ohio University Aviation department is taking to prevent these accidents from occurring.
Dr. Steve Crocker was there for the birth of the Internet. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was part of the group that developed the protocols for the ARPANET. That was the foundation for today’s Internet. It was originally designed to share data and scientific research; however, it quickly morphed into a system… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Cabell County is leading West Virginia in the number of fatal overdoses for the second year in a row. 909 people died of drug overdoses in West Virginia in 2017, an increase from the previous record of 887, set in 2016. Overdose deaths seemed to slow during late 2017, though the… Read More
A Madness So Discreet is a young adult historical fiction novel set in the late 1800s that follows the story of Grace Mae, a young woman who has been raped by her father, a well-established Boston politician, and unwillingly admitted to an insane asylum. In the book, which was written by Ohio-based author Mindy McGinnis,… Read More
After losing 12 valuable seniors to graduation, Ohio University left-handed pitcher Derek Carr said his team had to make some major adjustments. Despite winning the MAC Championship title last year, the team is currently sitting with an overall record of 17-17 and 5-7 in the MAC. Carr has high expectations for his team in the rest of the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation’s largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is looking to overturn a State Board of Education order that the school repay… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal prosecutor has announced a major drug trafficking bust in Huntington, West Virginia. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers are targeting nearly 100 people in Huntington. He says 30 arrests were made as of midday Tuesday in the state’s second-largest city…. Read More