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ATHENS — After a number of sexual assaults were reported in Athens and at Ohio University, some students are coming up with solutions to help solve the issue. The Ohio University Police Department has sent four crime alert emails since the school year began in late August: three rapes and one gross sexual imposition. There… Read More
A new data tool finds a strong correlation between where people grew up and their chances of climbing the economic ladder. Charlotte, N.C., hopes to use it to improve residents’ economic mobility.
New research this month shows that West Virginia and Kentucky have some of the nation’s worst rates of student loan defaults. West Virginia had the highest and Kentucky the fourth-highest rate of student loan defaults, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Education. In West Virginia, 17.7 percent of students who entered loan… Read More
Julius Caesar Act 2 Scene 1 Portia – Davis Bosley Portia – Y’ have ungently, Brutus, Stole from my Bed. And yesternight at Supper You suddenly arose, and walk’d about, Musing, and Sighing, with your Arms a-cross; And when I ask’d you what the matter was, You star’d upon me with ungentle Looks. I urg’d… Read More
Sonnet 57 Read by Davis Bosley Being your slave what should I do but tend, Upon the hours, and times of your desire? I have no precious time at all to spend; Nor services to do till you require. Nor dare I chide the world-without-end hour, Whilst I (my sovereign) watch the clock for you,… Read More
Ohio University’s Alden Library and the Athens CountyPublic Library are not the only places to grab a book in Athens. In fact, there are many libraries in Athens where the books are free. These libraries, which are called Little Free Libraries, are scattered around Athens and are full of books and magazines for readers of all… Read More
College students are among the least likely to get vaccinated against the flu, which killed more than 80,000 people last winter. Experts say the reasons are a combination of fear and misperception.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say they are aiming to install a riverbed bubbler and sound system in Lake Barkley early next year as an environmentally friendly way to block the spread of an invasive fish. The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet said the technology will be tested below Barkley Dam in western… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Campaign-finance reports show a Republican Senate candidate in Ohio has used a strip-club owner’s private plane to fly to campaign events. The Columbus Dispatch reports U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci paid Don Ksiezyk about $2,500 for flights between January and June. Ksiezyk owns Peek-A-Boos and Bug-A-Boos in Cleveland and is a pilot…. Read More
NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio police department outside Cleveland has a request for residents after a string of recent coyote sightings. The North Royalton Police Department says residents shouldn’t call 911 about coyotes unless they see any of the following: – Coyotes carrying any product marked “ACME”. – Coyotes dropping anvils from hot… Read More
The organ is one of the largest, loudest, and most dynamic instruments one can play. Although it’s strongly associated primarily with churches and liturgical services, the powerful instrument has a lot of potential in a contemporary context, something that lauded organist Christopher Houlihan knows a thing or two about. “I started organ lessons when I… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s state auditor, treasurer and lieutenant governor say they haven’t spoken to Gov. John Kasich in more than a year. The secretary of state says it’s been about six months for him. The fellow Republican officials spoke about their lack of communications to the Dayton Daily News. The experiences of Auditor… Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a former public health dentist at the University of Kentucky who said he was fired for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program can go to trial. Raynor Mullins lost his job with the university’s College… Read More
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) – An investigation into the legally required collection of DNA from adults arrested for felonies or convicted of some misdemeanors in Ohio shows thousands of DNA profiles missing from state and national crime databases. The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette – part of the USA Today Network-Ohio – reports missing profiles include those for people… Read More
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend.
The Ohio women’s soccer team (4-5-2, 2-1-1) used some late game heroics to draw with the Ball State Cardinals (5-3-2,1-2-1) 1-1 Sunday afternoon in a defensive slugfest at Chessa Field. Ohio returned home for Senior Day, as head coach Aaron Rodgers started all eight of his seniors. The Bobcats welcomed back several alumni to Chessa… Read More
Before embarking on a tour of Australia and Asia, the Chicago native brought the squad that helped make Care For Me one of 2018’s best — along with a very special guest.
Grammy Salute to Music Legends 2018 Premieres Friday, October 5 at 9 p.m. on WOUB Streams Saturday, October 6 on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) honor this year’s selection of Lifetime Achievement Awards in the third annual Great Performances special. This year’s all-star concert honors Neil Diamond,… Read More