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Four Ohio wrestlers will compete in the NCAA Championships on March 21st. Cameron Kelly (141) and Zack Parker (HWT) earned automatic bids at the Mid-American Conference Championships this past weekend. Tuesday, the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee gave both Mario Guillen (133) and Zac Carson (157) at-large bids for the tournament. Cameron Kelly locked in… Read More
It may be the last thing on your mind when you’re seeing an artist, but sound pressure levels at a live show can seriously impact long-term hearing. Tiny Desk engineer Josh Rogosin is here to help.
Gov. Mike DeWine will propose the creation of 30 new specialty dockets, known as drug courts, as part of his budget expected to be officially released Friday. The move is one of DeWine’s first major announcements when it comes to fighting the opioid crisis. DeWine wants the state to spend $7.5 million over the next… Read More
The chairman of the House intelligence committee says he supports House Speaker Pelosi’s high bar for impeachment but also argued there’s already a strong case against the president.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is seeking volunteer drivers for a partnership to transport disabled veterans to hospital medical appointments. State Veterans Assistance Secretary Dennis Davis tells The Herald-Dispatch the volunteers are needed at least one day per month for the program that resumes July 1. Davis says on average about 500 veterans each… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Legislation allowing adults to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training has been signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. The Republican governor signed the bill Monday. Under the legislation, Kentuckians age 21 and up who are able to lawfully possess a firearm can conceal their weapons without… Read More
There are outbreaks in rich countries and poor countries, from the United States to Madagascar. And the World Health Organization says vaccine hesitancy is a top 10 threat to global health.
Many local and state government records must be provided, upon request, to the public. When there is a dispute over whether records are public, parties involved participate in a mediation program. Now, a state officeholder wants to expand that program. State Auditor Keith Faber says he wants to expand the mediation program so it includes… Read More
The Delgado Brothers have been playing music together for decades, having developed a very strong and passionate fan base on the West Coast. On Saturday, March 16, the band will visit Marietta, OH for the very first time, to play the 28th Annual River City Blues Festival. WOUB spoke with Joey Delgado about the band’s… Read More
Researchers think genetically engineered versions of microbes that can live in humans could help treat some rare genetic disorders and perhaps help with Type 1 diabetes, cirrhosis and cancer.
CINCINNATI (AP) – A divided federal appeals court has upheld an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for Planned Parenthood. The Tuesday ruling by the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling and could result in an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Ohio law targeted funding that… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Ohio counties damaged by flooding last month. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine declared the emergency status in the affected counties on Monday. DeWine said in a statement that many of those counties were still recovering from last year’s severe flooding. The emergency declaration… Read More
NPR Music’s 2019 Tiny Desk Contest Opens March 12, 2019 Send your entry now for the nationwide search for an emerging music act Jason Isbell, Lucy Dacus and Ledisi will be judges More details at NPR.org/tinydeskcontest NPR Music announced the return of its popular Tiny Desk Contest. Over the past four years the Contest has… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio lawmakers have proposed undoing a law that shifted operational control of poor-performing school districts to state-run panels and unelected CEOs, though three districts already affected would remain under state control. Democratic Rep. Kent Smith, of Euclid, and Republican Rep. Steve Hambley, of Brunswick, say their bill introduced Monday would prevent… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state’s prescription reporting system shows the number of prescription opioids dispensed to Ohioans declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. A recently released annual report from the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy’s Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System shows the total number of opioids dispensed to Ohio patients decreased… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new coalition of Ohio business leaders focusing on education and related policy is expressing support for school choice, saying families should decide the best school for their children and have funding for that. The non-partisan group unveiled Monday, called Ohio Excels, includes executives from the Ohio Business Roundtable, large companies,… Read More
The Ohio University Multicultural Center is pleased to announce the Women of Appalachia Project’s (WOAP) 10th Anniversary Gala, a fine art exhibition and juried presentation of poetry, story and song, showcasing women artists from throughout seven Appalachian states, and featuring special guests Ohio University President Duane Nellis and oldtime string band The Trophy Wives. Passion… Read More
Athens’ Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour, has extended her call for submissions for Essentially Athens, an anthology that she is curating that will be made up of poems, stories, and songs that all illuminate various senses of place associated with Athens, OH and that will be published later this year. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Gunter-Seymour,… Read More
DEKALB, IL — The unofficial motto of March in college basketball is “survive and advance”. Ohio came into the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament playing their best basketball of the season, but Northern Illinois threw a game at them that they could not survive. So, the Bobcats did not advance. The Huskies (16-16)… Read More