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ATHENS, Ohio — Ohio Baseball has joined other MAC teams in a major playing-field upgrade. A $600,000 renovation to the infield of Bob Wren stadium was completed Thursday, October 4. The infield dirt was replaced by artificial turf in time for fall baseball practice. Head Coach Rob Smith, had the change in mind from the… Read More
ATHENS — The candidates running to represent Ohio’s 15th Congressional District discussed national and local issues during Tuesday’s debate at Ohio University. Republican Representative Steve Stivers and Democratic Challenger Rick Neal responded to questions about how they would handle immigration, Ohio’s 2021 redistricting and how to bring jobs to southeast Ohio. The candidates perhaps disagreed most… Read More
Update (3:28 p.m.) ATHENS — A suspended Athens County priest is facing criminal charges after admitting sexual conduct with a minor female, and the discovery of evidence that indicates he may have impregnated the girl. Father Henry Christopher Foxhoven, 45, of Glouster was charged with eight counts of Sexual Battery in Athens Municipal Court Tuesday,… Read More
Influential bluegrass outfit Hot Rize will perform at the Peoples Bank Theatre on Friday, November 9. The performance will also feature Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Hot Rize bassist Nick Forster about the importance of bluegrass in 2018, the band’s big celebration of it’s longevity earlier this year, and coming… Read More
Big Freedia has always repped New Orleans, becoming famous by insisting on being her sui generis self. How could you see someone who loves herself so much and not follow her to the dance floor?
In a video for the new track, frontman Bradford Cox finds himself wandering down dusty backroads, trying to make sense of life’s fading promises.
Each Monday afternoon, LGBT youth and allies gather at Arts West for activities that provide a sense of community for kids who may struggle to find people they can relate to. The PRISM LGBT Youth Art Program offers weekly arts programming as well as after-school snacks, books and games to kids ages 12 to 18…. Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Ohio cities of Cincinnati and Columbus are two of 20 cities selected as winners in a climate challenge program established by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The organization’s Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million program to accelerate cities’ efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for residents. Cincinnati… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new state law now makes it easier for police to ticket drivers in Ohio for distracted driving. The law that went into effect Monday makes distracted driving a secondary offense. That means police who pull over motorists for a traffic violation could give them an additional ticket if any distracted… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Family members of an Ohio woman shot and killed by a vice squad officer say they’re waiting for answers almost two months after the shooting. Columbus police say veteran officer Andrew Mitchell shot 23-year-old Donna Castleberry in August after she stabbed him in the hand while sitting in an unmarked police… Read More