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The Bobcats found themselves in a familiar spot on the offensive end of the court. Over the previous two games, the Bobcats had failed to score more than 27 points in a half and shot just 32 percent from the field in losses to Kent State and Toledo. Just 4:57 into Tuesday night’s matchup with… Read More
In a departure from his legendary indie-rock roots, Stephen Malkmus has announced a new solo electronic project, Groove Denied.
Editor’s Note: delfin bautista uses the pronouns they/them, and does not capitalize their name. UPDATE (1/24 6:30 p.m.) ATHENS (WOUB News) – Ohio University has posted a job description for the LGBT Center director, and it appears to have been submitted by the person who was removed from the job. delfin bautista made these claims… Read More
The court’s decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining or remaining in the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.
Linda Holmes takes a look at the list of this year’s nominees, which includes some heartening nods and surprising snubs.
Federal regulations for silica dust in coal mines haven’t changed in decades. But since an NPR/Frontline report into black lung, some are calling for a new response.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University says its Department of Dietetics has opened the doors of its food pantry to federal employees affected by the government shutdown. A statement from the school says the food pantry opened Saturday for federal workers and will remain open as long as needed. Dr. Kelli Williams is chair of… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Hundreds of teachers at Wright State University are on strike. Officials at the southwest Ohio state school say classes will continue with most teachers still on the job, including some union members. Some classes will be combined, some taught by substitutes and others offered online. The Dayton Daily News reports that… Read More
Update 1/23/19 The civil lawsuit seeks systematic changes to how the university handles reports of sexual misconduct. In the lawsuit, Tess Herman alleges Dr. Yusuf Kalyango made inappropriate sexual advances towards her and then retaliated when those advances were rebuffed. Herman also alleges she informed two university professors, Dr. Judy Millesen and Dr. Jeremy Morris,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said he has decided to pull a bill that proposed lowering 911 fees after some counties expressed concerns that it would hurt emergency operations. Justice said in a statement on Monday that his intent for the bill was to ensure the state was in compliance with… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Freed from the list of federally banned substances, hemp is about to have another growth spurt in Kentucky. The state’s agriculture commissioner said Tuesday his department has approved 1,035 applications to produce up to 42,086 acres of hemp in 2019. Last year, far fewer growers planted about 6,700 acres of the… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House announces a school contest for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The competition, presented in partnership with Ohio Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation, is part of a national program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance, and competition. Over… 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 “Bang a Gong (Get It On)” by T. Rex through “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” by The Beatles from Mackenzie Ellis; “No Quarter” from Led Zeppelin… Read More