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ATHENS, Ohio — A familiar demon came back to haunt the Ohio men’s basketball team Tuesday night, as the green and white could not get their jump shots to fall in a 66-52 loss to Kent State. For the Bobcats, it was just their second defeat inside the Convocation Center this year. With the loss,… Read More
In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we’re not spending enough screen time with our kids.
Chester Nez, one of the original 29 Navajo men who used their native language to confound the Japanese military during World War II, died of kidney failure on Wednesday.
Four different dispensaries are set to open for business at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Two are in the Eastern Ohio town of Wintersville. One is in Sandusky. Another is in Canton. The supply of medical marijuana will be limited at first. And the only form of the product likely to be available in the beginning is… Read More
The state department of transportation has a bigger job than usual in changing the 38 road signs at Ohio’s borders that feature the new governor’s name. The signs are meant to last at least 20 years, so ODOT usually just replaces the names of the governor and lieutenant governor. But ODOT spokesman Matt Bruning said… Read More
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – A former Ohio principal of the year convicted on charges of having sex with two female high school students has been sentenced to two years in prison. A Ross County judge on Monday sentenced the former Chillicothe High School principal to prison despite recommendations for no prison time. The judge said… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Sixteen Kentucky residents have again asked a federal judge to block new eligibility requirements for Medicaid. The group, led by a trio of advocacy organizations, wants a federal judge to block Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan that would require some Medicaid recipients to get a job, go to school or volunteer… Read More
Not long after new Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s inaugural, former Gov. John Kasich is announcing a new gig. Kasich has signed with CNN to be a political commentator for various shows – just hours after announcing, on the same day as DeWine’s inauguration ceremony, that he had signed with an LA-based talent agency. He’s been vague about his… Read More
Pharrell’s praise turned Maggie Rogers into a viral sensation. Now, she’s negotiating all the pitfalls of a fast track to fame on her debut album, Heard It in a Past Life.
A federal judge in New York has issued the first ruling out of multiple lawsuits over a question about U.S. citizenship status. The ruling is expected to be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The county that includes Ohio’s capital city will give furloughed federal employees tax help. Franklin County’s treasurer said Monday that those affected federal employees in the Columbus area will get speeded up consideration for extensions to pay their property tax bills. Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan says she hopes doing this will… Read More
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — The union representing Wright State University faculty members has voted to authorize a strike. Members of the Wright State chapter of the American Association of University Professors voted Sunday to authorize the strike at the school in southwestern Ohio to begin Tuesday, Jan. 22. A union news release Monday said 85… Read More
Federal Hocking seems to have found its stride in 2019, as the Lady Lancers took their recent winning form to South Gallia Monday night in hopes of earning a third straight victory. No scoring occurred until halfway through the first quarter when Hannah Rose put up an open shot to begin a 9-2 run for… Read More
Midway through the third, Eastern was down by two points when sophomore starter Ashton Guthrie had a breakaway 3-pointer that tied the game. Eastern, who had been trailing Belpre consistently all game, rejoined the game with a new intensity, immediately stole the ball, and gave it to Guthrie who sunk another three. In 30 seconds,… Read More
Vinton County found themselves in one of their few competitive games of the season, hanging on to beat Meigs 47-38. It would be hard to find a team in Southeastern Ohio with as much confidence going into Monday as the Vinton County Lady Vikings under head coach Rod Bentley. Coming into their Monday night… Read More