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Thousands of union coal miners and their families gathered this summer in Columbus, Ohio, wielding signs and wearing camouflage United Mine Workers of America shirts. UMWA President Cecil Roberts led the crowd in a call-and-response chant. “I want you to send a loud, clear signal that we are one! We are one!” But the miners… Read More
ATHENS, OH – Ohio returned to the Convocation Center Friday night with a four-game losing streak. The Bobcats (9-13, 4-5) were able to get back in the win column as they swept the Western Michigan Broncos (13-10, 3-6) 25-20, 25-20, 25-13. Home court has been very advantageous for the Bobcats, as they have a 5-2… Read More
Despite the defensive battle that was the first half of the game — the offense opened up in the second half for Ohio in their game against Kent State in what was a very physical field hockey matchup. Both defenses were ready to play today as the Bobcats saw the Golden Flashes possess the ball in their offensive zone for the first… Read More
Three companies — StarKist, Chicken of the Sea and Bumble Bee — are accused by the government of conspiring to keep their canned tuna prices high.
ATHENS — A pedestrian passageway project in Athens is another step closer to construction. The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved an easement that will allow the city to construct an underpass on a part of campus that surrounds Richland Avenue. The project will involve raising the street to make room for the new corridor… Read More
In sun, sea and sand, Kirk Lombard teaches people how to responsibly fish and forage for dinner along the Northern California coast.
Talking Jobs with Ohio’s Next Governor Highlights from live forums featuring Ohio gubernatorial candidates Richard Cordray and Mike DeWine answering questions from young people about the future of jobs and education in Ohio. The forums were held and recorded at ideastream/WVIZ in Cleveland on October 4, 2018. Young students and workers interacted live with the… Read More
Since President Trump took office, thousands of Ohio women have taken to the White House and the Statehouse, advocating for abortion rights, equal pay and lambasting what they see as misogyny in government policies. The slogan “Remember in November” became one of their rallying cries. But will they? In a continuing series the Statehouse News Bureau breaks down… Read More
The Ohio women’s soccer team came into Thursday afternoon knowing the need a win to solidify their spot in the Mid-American Conference with just three games left in the regular season. They had to go through Northern Illinois to take the first step in doing so. Ohio (7-6-3, 5-2-2) controlled the ball for most of the… Read More
For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans are increasingly feeling optimistic about their economic future.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman whose 1-month-old daughter died of asphyxiation last year has been charged with murder in the death of her 1-month-old son who authorities say was left in a car on a 90-degree day. The Zanesville Times Recorder reports 27-year-old Samantha Donohoe, of Zanesville, also faces felonious assault, involuntary manslaughter… Read More
ST. MARYS, W.Va. (AP) – FirstEnergy says a West Virginia coal-fired power plant won’t close at the beginning of next year after all. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the energy company said the Pleasants Power Station in Willow Island will operate through June 1, 2022. The plant has about 160 employees. FirstEnergy attempted for… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say the number of people working non-farm jobs in Ohio hit an all-time high in September with more than 5.6 million people employed. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services spokesman Bret Crow says Ohio added jobs at a 1.9 percent rate from September 2017 to September 2018, higher… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Division of Liquor Control is testing a new clearance store idea meant to offload unwanted liquor at a low price. The state opened its first Last Call store in Columbus Thursday for a test run through this weekend and next. The Columbus Dispatch reports the clearance sale is meant to… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Cleveland officials have announced a gun buyback program that will offer citizens a gas or food gift card in exchange for operable handguns or semi-automatic weapons. Democratic Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams said in a release that the gun buyback will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the police… Read More
Prowl with the World’s Top Predators in Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries Nature Season 37 premieres with three-part miniseries Wednesdays, October 24-November 7 at 8 p.m. on PBS Stalking in the shadows, prowling almost every continent, cats are one of the world’s most diverse and successful predators. But there is far more to these charismatic… Read More