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ATHENS, Ohio – The Bobcats did not have the best start to the 2019 season. However, their conference record was 0-0 entering Friday, so it was a fresh start for the Bobcats with opportunities for wins ahead of them. Despite a strong start from the Bobcats’ bats, Ohio (4-15, 0-1 MAC) dropped the first game… Read More
In May 2017, the special counsel’s office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work is now ready.
The president said he was ordering the Treasury Department to withdraw added “large scale sanctions” against North Korea on the same day Pyongyang quit a liaison office with South Korea.
ATHENS, OH — The Bobcats first home game of the season was about what would be expected from Athens weather in late March. Temperatures in the mid-40s and wind gusts of over 20 mph. But not even a strong crosswind could cool off Katie Yun. The sophomore shortstop hit two more home runs Friday afternoon,… Read More
The Trump administration wants to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing. But health economists say the administration’s call to tie prices to what other nations pay might work better.
ATHENS (WOUB) — An Ohio University investigator has determined that claims by an Ohio University student that a professor retaliated against her because of her involvement in a sexual harassment case could not be proven. An investigation conducted by G. Antonio Anaya, of the university’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance, concluded that the… Read More
When Seth Long first began experimenting with maple syrup production, he tapped hollow pegs called spiles into individual trees, collected drips of sap in milk jugs, and carried each gallon down the the steep mountainside on foot. Now, Long rides an open-air buggy up muddy switchbacks to a 500-gallon collection tank from which translucent blue… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – A judge is temporarily blocking part of a new Ohio law that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases. Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati stopped short of saying whether the procedure commonly used in second-trimester abortions is unconstitutional. He says he wants to hear more… Read More
The president signed an executive order on Thursday conditioning research grants on “compliance with the First Amendment.”
There have been tax cuts in nearly every state budget since 2005. But Gov. Mike DeWine has said now is the time to invest in Ohio, so there are no tax cuts in his budget. Some on the panel that makes changes to the budget are considering whether a tax cut can or should be… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Caregivers for Ohio residents with developmental disabilities could see a higher paycheck under a state-budget proposal. The Columbus Dispatch reports pay for home care workers would increase 11 percent over the next two years to $12.38 an hour. Jeff Davis, director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, says the disabilities… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia will receive $14.6 million in federal funds to fight opioid addiction. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding in a news release Thursday from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant funding is used by states to increase access to opioid prevention,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February was 4.6 percent. That is down slightly from 4.7 percent in January but up from a year ago, when the state rate was 4.5 percent. It also remains higher than the national unemployment rate, which was 3.8 percent, down from 4… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is hosting a job fair with more than 270 employers at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. The fair will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Toyota, Amazon, Northrop Grumman, Gestamp, N3 and other companies will be on hand for the free event. There will… Read More
Coming off of their extra innings 11-9 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday, the Bobcats return to OSF for the first time this season. Ohio was led by a three home run day from sophomore Katie Yun. When going to the plate, she said she did not look for any certain pitch. “I just kinda went… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly in February. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 4.1 percent in February. The preliminary statewide figure was down from the 4.2 percent rate reported for January. The statewide unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in February… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in 37 Ohio counties that received serious highway damage from severe weather. The Republican governor said in a release this week that the emergency declaration will allow the state Department of Transportation and local governments to access federal emergency relief funds… Read More
It was a quick Day 2 of the NCAA Championships for Ohio Wrestling. Cameron Kelly was the lone Bobcat to make it to Session 3. However, the 141-pounder fell to 12th seed Tristan Moran (Wisconsin) in the second round of consolations. Within the first minute, Kelly and Moran scrambled to get a takedown. Within the… Read More