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ATHENS, Ohio – Two things that tend to go together, college students and food. However, those same students may not realize that food has never been more accessible on the campus of Ohio University through the easy-to-operate app, Joy Run. The simple app has become increasingly popular in Athens during the Fall semester. What started… Read More
Ohio Hockey: Smith’s Incredible Performance Not Enough; Ohio Splits Weekend Series Against Davenport
With the game on the line in overtime, Ohio goaltender Jimmy Smith had to put the team on his back to weather the Davenport offensive storm in the series finale between the two teams. The Bobcats relied heavily on Smith during their Saturday night game as the sellout crowd of Bird Arena watched in amazement… Read More
Ohio Volleyball started the week at .500 in MAC play and ended the week at .500 in MAC play. The Bobcats traveled to Akron to take on an improved Zips team and were able to come out on top 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-11, 26-24). Ohio held Akron to a .207 hit % in the match,… Read More
The Los Angeles medical examiner said cocaine and ethanol were also present at the time of death.
The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t hear a challenge to Ohio’s death penalty law in a case involving a convicted murderer and rapist from Marion. The Supreme Court chose not to review a ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court in April that upheld the death sentence for 54-year old Maurice Mason. Mason’s team claimed Ohio’s death… Read More
There’s a law that’s been on the books that designates part of Election Day as a state holiday but one Democratic state lawmaker says it’s not being followed. Representative Dan Ramos says the law, which is more than 100 years old, recognizes Election Day from noon to 5:30 and says most state workers should be allowed to… Read More
The Prince Estate has announced that it will be digitally uploading videos from the artist’s visual archive on a weekly basis.
There could be an upside to your phone addiction. Games like Tetris can reduce anxiety, according to new research. So if you’ve got Election Day jitters, go ahead and launch that app.
ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio University Housing and Residence Life will be installing 400 more cameras near residence halls. The cameras will be installed at all entrances, exits, lobbies and staff offices of residence halls. Pete Trentacoste, executive director of Housing and Residence Life said they should be installed by the spring of 2019. “Each camera… Read More
More Ohioans have requested early absentee ballots for this midterm election than the last one in 2014. But Ohio is behind other states that are seeing record early turnout levels. And there’s a lot of speculation about whether that shows a “red tide” is building again in Ohio, or whether the state will be part… Read More
MURRAY CITY, Ohio – The little white building on the edge of Snow Fork is easy to miss – then again, so is Murray City. The town, about a half-hour from Athens, houses little more than a fire station, an American Legion hall and, inside a white building that leases for $1 per year, the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The toughest fight of Democrat Joe Manchin’s three-plus decades in West Virginia politics comes down to whether he can retain his U.S. Senate seat in a state that was a stronghold for President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Manchin goes after a second full term in the Senate on Tuesday… Read More
NASA’s Charlie Sobeck, former manager of the Kepler Space Telescope mission, discusses the monumental findings of the spacecraft and NASA’s decision to retire it in orbit.
ATHENS, Ohio – More cameras will be watching over Ohio University students by the beginning of the year, but no one will see those feeds in real-time. Housing and Residence Life is installing 400 new video cameras inside and outside dorms. Peter Trentacoste, Housing and Residence Life Executive Director, said the cameras, expected to be fully operational… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio – Although Ohio University banned smoking on campus six years ago, a recent spike in vaping is raising concerns that the policy needs to be amended. Ohio University’s Smoke and Tobacco-Free Policy, established in 2012, mostly dealt with traditional cigarette use. The policy’s brief mention of e-cigarettes is seen as inadequate by many Ohio… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – An Ohio medical professor and family physician says he’s gathering data and research on treating opioid addiction with cannabis. Dr. F. Stuart Leeds said he plans to give the information to the Ohio Medical Board as it accepts petitions through the end of the year seeking to add new qualifying conditions for… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — If you are looking for ways to stay warm in the cold months to come, local business owner Marilyn Wentworth might have an answer for you: her alpacas. Wentworth, owner and resident of the Alpacas at Phoenix Hill Farm, invited the public to her annual open house Sunday, October 14, to showcase… Read More
On Saturday, November 10, Adyn’s Dream, a regional non-profit dedicated to assisting families living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy through the power of music, will host a unique house show fundraiser featuring the genre-defying Jon Stickley Trio and Pittsburgh’s Sweaty Already String Band. There are only 50 tickets for this exclusive event. The purchase of each… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – More West Virginians have cast more early ballots this year than in the last midterm election. 121,679 ballots had been cast Thursday morning and early voting doesn’t end until Saturday. In 2014, the last nonpresidential election year, there were 97,388 ballots casts during early voting. Putnam County Clerk Brian Wood said… 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. This week, enjoy “Solsbury Hill” from Peter Gabriel through “God of Thunder” by KISS from R@T; “Run Run Run” from the Velvet Underground through “Break On Through (to the Other… Read More
Two prison inmates charged in separate knife attacks at an Ohio prison that left a guard severely wounded and four prisoners injured have entered not guilty pleas. Authorities say the four prisoners couldn’t defend themselves during a June 2017 attack because they were handcuffed to a table. The injured guard, Matthew Matthias, received 32 stab… Read More