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Ohio knew that they weren’t exactly taking on the stiffest of competition tonight at the Convo to open up play in the regular season, but that didn’t change the fact that Ohio wanted to start off strong with a win. Ohio was able to separate themselves from a pesky Wilberforce squad late in the first… Read More
A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.
Here’s a look the watch parties of both major parties in Columbus as supporters gathered to watch results come in on Election Night.
The Tri-Valley Scotties became a mainstay of the second round of the OHSAA Division 3 playoffs over the past decade. 10 playoff berths, 12 victories and a trip to the state championship game last year. However, 2018 presented a host of challenges. A new head coach, Kevin Fell, took over from long-time coach Justin Buttermore… Read More
The legendary singer-songwriter turns 75 today. To celebrate, we offer 75 probing questions about Mitchell’s life and music. Perfect for any Joni Jedi or curious newcomer.
The only issue on the statewide ballot in Ohio was trounced by a two-to-one margin. Voters rejected the constitutional amendment that would have lowered drug possession from a felony to a misdemeanor and would prioritize treatment for those offenders. The campaign to pass the amendment was well funded. David Myhal spoke for the coalition of… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Dr. Catherine Slemp has been appointed as West Virginia’s interim state health officer. Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch announced Slemp’s appointment Wednesday to head the Bureau for Public Health. She replaces Dr. Rahul Gupta. He resigned in September to become the March of Dimes’ senior vice president… Read More
The “Blue Wave” that broke in some midterm races around the country hit a “Red Wall” in the Ohio Valley, and while the Democrats will take control of the House in Washington, the partisan makeup of the Congressional delegations for Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia remains unchanged. In the region’s two Senate races, Democrats managed… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio – The carrots you did not eat or the broccoli you left on your plate will get a second chance at the Ohio University Compost facility. A two-man staff in a large truck picks up the leftovers every morning even before the sun rises. Their first stop is at the Culinary Services Headquarters,… Read More
The Appalachian Mountains in Southeast Athens Ohio never ceases to surprise. Being over five thousand miles away from the Atlantic Ocean and four thousand from the Pacific, who would imagine these rugged and beautiful hills would offer some of the biggest, freshest crustaceans? But they do not come from the sea, they are freshwater shrimp –… Read More
Sean Hogan might be the only college hockey coach in the U.S who has to worry about the weather. “I’m looking at weather reports all the time,” he said. “Is it supposed to be hot?” If the answer is yes, Hogan has to improvise. Bird Arena, Ohio’s 61-year-old home, doesn’t have an efficient cooling system… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia voters have approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow lawmakers to restrict or outlaw state funding for Medicaid abortions. The amendment approved Tuesday came after the Republican-led Legislature earlier this year approved a resolution to add a line to the state constitution that reads: “Nothing in this Constitution… Read More
November marks National Native American Heritage Month in the United States, a land that was home to diverse and scientifically, morally, and linguistically advanced peoples far before Europeans stepped foot on it. Check out this guide to some of the programming that WOUB-HD has planned to commemorate the month, and keep tabs on this link… Read More
StoryCorps Podcast Returns With Stories Of Reunions The revamped podcast will now publish Tuesdays with a new host and format After a brief hiatus, you can once again hear intimate, emotional conversations from NPR’s StoryCorps in your podcast feed. The podcast kicks off its new seasonal schedule with a slate of stories about reunions, and… Read More
Veteran’s Day takes place on Sunday, November 11, and is observed across the nation as a federal holiday on Monday, November 12. WOUB-HD has a diverse array of programming planned to honor veterans through the holiday. Check out this link for information on more programming, and encore presentations of programming. Battle of Chosin: American Experience… Read More
The Cleaners Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, November 12, 2018 Explore the Hidden, Shadowy World of Digital Cleaning by Silicon Valley’s Content Moderators Online Streaming Begins November 13 “Fake news.” Violent pornography. Terrorist propaganda. Everyone agrees that the initial dream of the internet as a utopian global community has evolved into something much more sinister…. Read More
In addition to President Donald Trump’s scorched-earth campaigning, overall political races in 2018 have been meaner and more costly than ever, according to TIME, Inc. Washington Correspondent Philip Elliott. Most candidates, at least on the Republican side, attempted to mimic the President’s combative campaign style, Elliott says. However, many did not feel comfortable with that… Read More
Unofficial results are in for Tuscarawas County. Voters in Tuscarawas County have rejected Dover and Garaway school district emergency levies, according to unofficial results. The Dover levy was approved at 18,875 to 12,286 votes and the Garaway levy at 1,328 to 1,147 votes. The general funds levy of the Village of Tuscarawas did not pass…. Read More
In Belmont County, Republican Jerry Echemann beat the incumbent Mark Thomas for the county commissioner’s seat. David Trouten the clerk of courts is now the Eastern Division County Court Judge. The St. Clairsville-Richland City Schools District was hoping to expand with two bond issues that would’ve totaled more than $85 Million – one to upgrade… Read More
The unofficial results are in for Ross County. Voters in Deerfield Township passed both a 1.5 mills, 5 year cemetery maintenance levy and a 0.9 mill, 5 year Fire and EMS levy. Voters passed the cemetery levy 196 to 82. The Fire and EMS levy passed 226 to 52. Voters in Huntington Township passed a… Read More
Here are the unofficial election results for Scioto County: Republican Shane Tieman beat out Democrat Rachel Daehler as the new prosecuting attorney, winning with a total of 14,528 votes against her 8,591 votes. Republican Bryan Davis beat out Democrat Trampas Puckett as new county commissioner, winning with a total of 13,899 votes against his 9,201… Read More
The unofficial results are in for Muskingum County. James Porter is the unofficial winner of the county commissioner race with 18,382 (65 percent) votes defeating John Bates who earned 9,994 (35 percent) votes. Muskingum County residents voted against a 5.2-mill, 10-year renewal and increase of Zanesville City School District’s levy 4,101 (59 percent) to 2,901 (41… Read More
These are the 2018 Unofficial Election Results for Jefferson County. Thomas E. Graham has won the race for Jefferson County Commissioner receiving 14,426 votes. His opponent, Martin Sohovich received 7,957 votes. E.J. Conn has won the race for Jefferson County Auditor receiving 12,295 votes over his opponent, Scott M. Renforth, who received 11,792 votes. David… Read More
These are the unofficial election results for Pike County. Jerry Miller was elected Pike County Commissioner with 4,886 votes in comparison to his opponent Fred Foster who received 3,247 votes. Kayla Slusher was elected Pike County Auditor with 4,820 votes. Terry Dixon received 3,820 votes.
These are the unofficial election results for Meigs County. For Alexander Local School District Tax Levy failed with 290 votes against, as opposed to 254 votes for. In the Meigs County Court judge race, Michael L. Barr was elected judge with 4,943 votes. His opponent Trenton J. Cleland received 2,192 votes. Residents voted down plans… Read More