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While Luke Perry was best-known for playing a teenager, he was in his early 20s when he joined the cast of Beverly Hills 90210.
WOUB’s Jordan Kelley and Brianna Johnson were on the scene at The Wild Honeybees’ Mardi Gras Party on March 2. Check out their shots below.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s public school superintendents are opposing a bill that would grant tax credits to people who donate to scholarship funds for special-needs children or those in foster care or in low-income homes to attend private schools. Superintendents across the state held news conferences on Monday to oppose the bill, which they… Read More
I get sentimental about places About people Not so much These are the opening lines of the aptly titled I Get Sentimental, the debut full-length album by Larry Elefante, the moniker for former Athenian, lifelong musician, and all around goofy-and-artistically-inclined-guy Michael L. Rutushin’s musical endeavors. “I can only be serious for seven minutes at a time,” Michael… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Facebook says it’s going to help expand broadband internet in West Virginia. The social media company announced a plan Monday to build a high-capacity fiber optic cable network in the state that telecommunication companies will be able to access. Work on the roughly 275-mile cable route is scheduled to start this… Read More
Melted served as the psychedelic offspring of the Nelsonville Music Festival and Archie Fox Live on Sunday, February 24 at The Bluestone, a former Baptist church that has been repurposed as a nightlife venue. Check out what WOUB’s Emily Votaw had to say about the fest right at this link, and take a look at… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. Mike DeWine is expected to push for an increase in Ohio’s gas tax and promote efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in his first State of the State speech as governor. The Republican is also expected to highlight programs he’s advocated to improve the lives of children. The address is… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Attorneys for voter rights groups argue that Ohio Republicans’ focus was locking in a 12-4 majority when they drew the state’s congressional map. Attorney Alora Thomas of the American Civil Liberties Union told a three-judge panel Monday that the federal lawsuit against elected Republican state officials who controlled the remapping is “about… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio is offering grant money to help human trafficking victims get rid of tattoos or brands that were used to identify them as someone’s property. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said this week that trafficking survivors have enough problems recovering from slavery and trauma without “a permanent reminder” on their skin…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio saw a record of nearly 100,000 renewals of concealed carry gun permits last year. Renewals, which are required every five years to legally conceal a handgun, were nearly double the number of licenses renewed in 2017. Licenses overall have been renewed more than 400,000 times since the concealed-carry law was… Read More
Two packs of Wildcats entered the Convocation Center in hunt of a district final berth, but only one could claim the prize – a Thursday matchup with Coal Grove to determine the Division IV Athens District Champion. Sunday’s third vs. seventh seed matchup promised to be a close, high-scoring game with plenty of lead changes,… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats returned to Spartanburg, South Carolina for the second time in two weeks and just like their first visit with Wofford, They return with one win and two losses on the weekend. Ohio (2-8) dropped a 12-inning contest at USC Upstate (5-6), 3-2, in the series opener. USC Upstate scored the game-winning run… Read More
The Athens Municipal Arts Commission and Athens City Council are pleased to announce that Kari Gunter-Seymour has accepted their invitation to serve a second term as Athens Poet Laureate. “We are so proud to have Kari continue as our Poet Laureate,” says Mayor Steve Patterson. Three times a pushcart nominee, Gunter-Seymour’s chapbook Serving was chosen… Read More
Ohio University students and visitors alike flocked to Mill Street Saturday for the 2019 edition of “Mill Fest,” the annual collection of house parties along Mill Street hosted by the residents there. Ohio University Junior Michael Chaney hosted a house party. “I had high expectations this week just living here now, but it was actually a… Read More