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FRISCO, TEXAS – Five of Ohio’s first six plays went to Ohio running back A.J. Ouellette. The game script called for a lot of No. 45 and Ouellette delivered. In his final act in the Green and White, Ouellette led the Ohio Bobcats (9-4) to a 27-0 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (7-5)… Read More
An attempt to bring a little Christmas cheer has grown to capture the imagination of the city.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is raising the benchmark borrowing rate to a range of 2.25 percent and 2.50 percent, a move that would put it at the highest level in a decade
The review comes in response to an NPR and Frontline investigation that revealed the failure of government regulators to identify and prevent dangerous conditions.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has recognized those who rescued several adults from an inactive coal mine. Justice gave certificates of recognition to state Miners’ Health, Safety and Training office director Eugene White and more than a dozen others Wednesday during a news conference at the Capitol in Charleston. Justice called… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A drug office official read about what a West Virginia city was doing to combat the opioid epidemic and decided to see it in person. News outlets report Office of National Drug Control Policy Deputy Director James Carroll toured Huntington on Tuesday. Carroll said people think of Huntington as being the… Read More
What if the three-time reigning coach of the year in the Tri-Valley Conference never got his shot? That almost happened. Vinton County’s Matt Combs, who has won more than 300 games, was not the first choice for the job. “They [Vinton County] offered the job to someone else,” Combs said. “He turned it down, I… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia residents affected by a settlement with a large mortgage servicer have about six more weeks to file a claim for their part of the settlement. The West Virginia attorney general’s office said in a news release that a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based PHH Mortgage Corp. resolved allegations… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.2 percent in November. WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed state residents fell by 200 last month to 40,300. It’s the lowest seasonally adjusted total in more than a year. Total nonfarm employment has increased 6,500 since November 2017. In… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – An escaped inmate is back in custody after being found soaking in a hot tub at an Ohio senior living community, still wearing her yellow jail outfit. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office says the 34-year-old woman escaped while being booked on drug-possession charges Tuesday. She was captured by the sheriff and… Read More
As 2018 draws to a close, area businesses and organizations are hosting a number of different parties to celebrate the past year and welcome in 2019. Check out the list below for a few fun New Year’s Eve events happening in Marietta, Lancaster and Athens. 1. Rewind Remix New Year’s Eve Party in Marietta Hosted… Read More
Wow! 2018 has come and gone, and it’s about time we reflect on our favorite sounds of the past year. Leading up through the end of the year, WOUB Culture will be spotlighting what various music-centric people throughout the region have been enjoying the most for the past 12 months. Todd Burge is a Parkersburg,… Read More
Wow! 2018 has come and gone, and it’s about time we reflect on our favorite sounds of the past year. Leading up through the end of the year, WOUB Culture will be spotlighting what various music-centric people throughout the region have been enjoying the most for the past 12 months. Aaron Payne is a reporter… Read More
The consolidation of power in House of Representative leadership positions has spurred on the devolution of Congress from a “respected legislative institution to a body plagued by a win-at-all-costs mentality and a culture of perpetual campaigning,” says Donald Wolfensberger, author and scholar. Wolfensberger, a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the… Read More