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One pitch. That’s all it took for the No. 3 seed Ohio Bobcats to send a message to the No. 7 seed Toledo Rockets that they were ready to play. Allie Englant drove that first pitch into left-center field and set the tone for the Bobcats 7-1 victory in the second round of the MAC… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The ruling on Thursday applies to a provision moving up the filing deadline for third-party and independent candidates from April 1 to… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A top adviser to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is stepping down from the board of directors of the second-largest natural gas producer in the state. Pittsburgh-based EQT announced Wednesday that Bray Cary will not seek reelection to the company’s board. Cary released a statement saying “given my tenure on the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a West Virginia doctor charged with illegally distributing prescription opioid medications. Muhammed Samer Nasher- Alneam is accused of writing prescriptions to patients who were suffering from opioid addiction. He was facing 14 counts of illegal drug distribution, two charges of… Read More
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Senate will soon consider the two-year state budget following House approval of the spending plan that includes a healthy reduction in the state income tax cut. The GOP-controlled House voted in favor of the $69 billion budget Thursday following its approval by the House Finance Committee a day earlier. The… Read More
In Episode 2 of Future You, Elise Hu explores mind-controlled exoskeletons that could let paralyzed people walk or the able-bodied gain super strength.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The federal judges who found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional won’t delay their order for a new map to be drawn by June 14. Ohio’s elections chief and other Republicans requested to put the order on hold while they appeal it. The three-judge panel declined that request Thursday. The judges ordered the… Read More
Retired coal miners joined lawmakers from the Ohio Valley on Capitol Hill Wednesday for another attempt to protect miners’ pensions. Pensions are at risk because of a downturn in the coal market, the lingering effects of the 2008 recession, and coal company bankruptcies which have all reduced the amounts companies paid into a shared, or multiemployer, pension… Read More
The government wants consumers to have sticker shock about drug prices. A new rule requires list prices be displayed in TV ads. Patients advocates are not sure it will do much to lower prices.
Most states have legalized marijuana in some form. But federal law still considers it an illegal drug, which exposes banks to legal risk if they handle weed-related money or transactions.
COLUMBUS — The State Medical Board’s Medical Marijuana Expert Review committee unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend two conditions be added to the list of qualify conditions that doctors can recommend be treated with medical marijuana. Autism spectrum disorder and anxiety would be added to the list of 21 existing conditions in the state’s Medical Marijuana Control… Read More
Adam and David Moss are the identical twins that make up The Brother Brothers, the modern folk duo behind 2018’s Some People I Know (Compass Records). The thoughtfully executed album poignantly explores various characters that the brothers have met throughout their fruitful musical careers, à la Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends half a century on. WOUB spoke… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Voters in Columbus have agreed to let the city take on as much as $1 billion more in debt to pay for renovations to roads and bridges, underground utilities and other infrastructure. Near the top of spending among issues approved Tuesday is a new municipal courthouse, estimated to cost about $130… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack, selling “Cocaine Mitch” shirts on his campaign’s website. The shirts appear to have been hot sellers. The Kentucky Republican’s campaign Twitter account said Wednesday that McConnell was closing in on one of his biggest fund-raising days of… Read More
AKRON, OH — The Ohio Softball team has made Firestone Stadium a home away from home for the past four seasons. After making the MAC title game the past three years the Bobcats took their first step towards achieving that goal for a fourth consecutive season. It took a Charlee Pond single in the bottom… Read More
These classically trained artists fill the NPR Music offices with shrieking, rhythmic noise that redefines what an electric guitar can do and be.
Nature: Equus: Story of the Horse Wednesdays, May 15 & 22 at 8 p.m. on WOUB The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. At the speed of a horse, our ancestors conquered… Read More