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BUFFALO — Sometimes, the other team is just simply better than you. That was the case for Ohio on Tuesday night in Buffalo, when the Bobcats ran into the buzzsaw that is the No. 25 Buffalo Bulls and were given a first-hand taste of why the Bulls have set, and continue to set, a MAC… Read More
The bill was postponed indefinitely 53-45 in West Virginia’s House of Delegates. Educators opposed charter schools and a new voucher system in a strike that came a year after the last walkout.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, during which Stone must show cause as to why she shouldn’t alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider Stone’s bail.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Twelve West Virginia mayors have signed a letter asking the state Senate to take up a bill aimed at protecting LGBTQ people from housing discrimination. News outlets report the mayors signed the letter to Republican Senate President Mitch Carmichael calling on the leadership to take up Senate Bill 391, which would… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House presents Jonathan Richman on Wednesday, February 27 at 8 p.m. at Arts West in Athens, Ohio and tickets are on sale now! Jonathan Richman has been writing music, recording and touring for most of his life, gathering the loyalty of fans and fellow artists with his warmth, humor and insightful lyrics. In… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House welcomes The War and Treaty on Saturday, February 23, doors at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. As The War and Treaty, Michael and Tanya Trotter serve up healing and pain robbing with freewheeling joy on a monumental new full-length album, Healing Tide. An original tour-de-force produced by Buddy Miller, the… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine will ask lawmakers this week to raise the state’s 28 cent a gallon gas tax, a recommendation from a committee he appointed. That increase would patch a hole of more than a billion dollars in the Ohio Department of Transportation’s budget. ODOT director Jack Marchbanks has said a 1 penny increase in… Read More
The New Zealand singer says her strangely alluring video for the song “The Barrel” has been described as “Amish Sci-fi.” But its ultimate meaning depends on what you think you see.
Once again, the ACLU of Ohio is pushing for criminal justice reform with a new report on what it calls the “Statehouse to prison pipeline”. The ACLU’s Gary Daniels says the report shows too many Ohioans are being locked up. “Our prison system is about 11,000 to 12,000 people above capacity right now,” Daniels says. Daniels says lawmakers have loosened penalties… Read More
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) – The first of three workshops on entrepreneurial farming and food manufacturing is this week in West Virginia. West Virginia State University Extension Service is hosting the series, to be held throughout Kanawha County. The series leads up to the West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo on the university’s campus… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Men who brought one of two lawsuits alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop a team doctor’s sexual misconduct are proposing another possible mediator after the university and plaintiffs couldn’t agree . In a court filing Monday, lawyers for some plaintiffs suggested a retired federal judge, Steven Rhodes, noting he… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the “Green New Deal” pushed by Democrats in Congress. Ryan Quarles is running for a second term as Kentucky’s commissioner of agriculture in 2019. Last week, his campaign announced it would hold a contest to… Read More
The Athens Bulldogs celebrated victory at the Tri-Valley Conference wrestling championship Saturday, their first win since 2014. The team reclaimed the lead after four years of consecutive victories by Nelsonville-York. But success doesn’t come easy. A lot of sacrifices are involved in an athlete’s life. Chris Jackson, who brought home the 132-pound title for the… Read More
West Virginia public school teachers and school service workers are hitting the picket line and packing the state Capitol on the first day of a statewide strike. The only county where public school classes are being held Tuesday is in Putnam County, where school parking lots were nearly empty. A few cars trickled in to… Read More
On Tuesday night, the Bobcats will be presented with an opportunity that no Ohio University men’s basketball team has had in the last 22 seasons. When the ‘Cats take the floor in Buffalo, it will be the first time since January 31, 1996, that Ohio will play a conference game against a team ranked in… Read More
On Sunday, March 3, Montreal’s Trio Fibonacci will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Ohio University’s Glidden Recital Hall on the university’s Athens, OH campus. The performance is sponsored by the Ohio University Performing Arts Series. Trio Fibonacci is Julie-anne Derome on violin, Gabriel Prynn on cello, and Steven Massicotte on piano Trio Fibonacci made its… Read More
Hao Wu’s Award-Winning People’s Republic of Desire Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 25, 2019 on WOUB Enter China’s Stranger-than-Fiction Online World, Where Young People Gather to Worship Live-Streaming Internet Stars Online Streaming Begins February 26 Disturbing and provocative, People’s Republic of Desire explores the strange world of China’s live-streaming “showrooms,” where the most popular… Read More