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Former Jail Officer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Females

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POMEROY, Ohio (AP) – A former jail officer accused of sexually assaulting or trying to sexually assault 11 female inmates and probationers he supervised has been indicted in Ohio on charges including kidnapping, sexual battery and attempted compelling prostitution. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 55-year-old Larry Tucker, of Pomeroy, worked at the Middleport Jail… Read More

Nelsonville Music Festival 2018: WOUB’s Playlist

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May 31-June 3 will mark the 2018 edition of the Nelsonville Music Festival on the grounds of Robbins Crossing in Nelsonville. Headliners include none other than George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco, and The Black Angels. Although there are still more acts to be announced, it’s about time that you get to… Read More

UC Trustees Mull Revocation of Cosby Degree

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CINCINNATI (AP) – University of Cincinnati trustees will discuss revoking Bill Cosby’s honorary degree at a special meeting planned Tuesday. Yale, Temple and Carnegie Mellon universities are among those that have revoked honors for Cosby since the comedian’s sexual assault conviction last month. More than 20 colleges and universities across the U.S. had already revoked… Read More

Ohio University’s David Wanczyk Speaks on “Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind”

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In this installment of Conversations From Studio B, David Wanczyk, the editor of the New Ohio Review, speaks with WOUB’s Emily Votaw about his first book, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind published on Swallow Press. The book examines the fascinating world of the National Beep Baseball Association, which has been… Read More