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Four days in between games was not enough to cool off the Bobcats. Coming off of a 94-62 win over Ball State last Saturday, Ohio (19-2, 8-2 MAC) came out firing on all cylinders offensively and coasted to a 92-70 win over Akron (12-8, 3-6 MAC) on Wednesday night. “We had a great game Saturday,… Read More
A rule would have protected borrowers from ballooning loans with giant interest rates. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposes ripping its teeth out.
The nomination of Treasury Department official David Malpass already has generated controversy in the international development community.
The last five years are also the five hottest years on record for average global temperature, according to scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Kentucky was one of a dozen doctors federal authorities said received improper gifts from a home health agency. State Sen. Ralph Alvarado is the running mate of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. News outlets report the U.S. attorney’s office argued in a lawsuit that Nurses… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio women’s soccer team added a new coach Wednesday, as Cortney Wiesler is set to become the Bobcats’ newest assistant coach. Ohio will be the fourth school Weisler has coached for since 2014, as her most recent coaching position was at the University of Incarnate Word in 2018, where she was also… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia lawmaker says the state has been paying insurance on thousands of vehicles than it doesn’t actually own. House of Delegates committee on government organization chairman Gary Howell announced Wednesday the state’s current vehicle fleet totals 8,380. That’s about 4,000 fewer than earlier thought. The Mineral County Republican says… Read More
The panel of state regulators that reviews utility rates will soon have a new leader who has a history of opposing renewable energy issues. This is causing concerns for supporters of a proposed solar farm from AEP. Sam Randazzo’s appointment to chair the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio sent up red flags to supporters of AEP’s 400 megawatt… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — It might be February but football season never stops, the final national signing day was Feb. 6th and on Feb 4th Ohio announced an update for games in their out of conference schedule until 2026. Those matchups are a long ways away and most of the players who will be participating in the… Read More
The committee reviewing the financial situation facing the Ohio Department of Transportation heard testimony for a second day today – and is expected to release a report recommending funding solutions very soon. It seems likely that an increase in the gas tax will be part of it. The leader of the Ohio House says he’s… Read More
The U.S. said last week it would stop abiding by the Cold War treaty banning intermediate-range nuclear missiles. “Our response will be symmetrical,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. After 14 seasons as the defensive coordinator of Ohio Bobcats football, Jimmy Burrow has retired from coaching. “After much discussion with my family, I’ve decided to retire from coaching,” Burrow said in a posting to OhioBobcats.com. “It was a difficult decision, but it… Read More
ATHENS (WOUB) — A common link between the two most recent sexual harassment-related lawsuits filed against Ohio University is a call for increased and improved training for faculty and other mandatory reporters. The latest lawsuit , against OU and Journalism professor Yusuf Kalyango, accuses Kalyango of abusing his power as an authority figure when interacting with… Read More
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky residents could soon have more opportunities to register as an organ donor. Nearly everyone who signs up as an organ donor in Kentucky does so when they renew their driver’s license. Right now, that happens every four years. But Kentucky will soon move to an eight-year renewal cycle. That means… Read More
Tickets for the Friday, February 8 Todd Burge, William Matheny, and Adam Remnant show at the Peoples Bank Theatre are sold out! In 2018, Remnant released his highly anticipated debut full-length solo album, Sourwood. Burge is fresh off the late 2018 release of Your Reflection Will Kill You and 1986: The First Album, the former of which is made… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A version of a comprehensive education bill being considered by a House of Delegates committee would remove some components that were opposed by teachers’ unions. The bill was read in the House education committee Wednesday and no action was taken. The state Senate passed its version Monday. The House version would… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s capital city is preparing to roll out a new gunshot-detection system to alert officers to gunfire. Columbus city officials stressed during a demonstration Tuesday that the web-based technology won’t replace the need for residents who hear gunshots to call 911. The Columbus Dispatch reports the California-based company running the ShotSpotter… Read More