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Ohio Soccer continues MAC play when the Bobcats travel to Akron on Thursday and host Buffalo on Sunday. Hear from Head Coach Aaron Rodgers and Sophomore Forward Abby Townsend about the importance of getting two wins.
ATHENS, Ohio — Three sororities governed by the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) and a professional fraternity at Ohio University have been issued Cease and Desist orders as the school’s widespread investigation into hazing allegations continues. The university announced Wednesday that Delta Zeta’s Omicron Gamma chapter, Chi Omega’s Tau Alpha chapter, Pi Beta Phi’s Ohio Alpha… Read More
It’s not over until it’s over. Seven weeks into the season and the Tri-Valley Scotties are attempting to bust the MVL wide open as they take on the Sheridan Generals in this week’s Gridiron Glory Game of the Week. The Sheridan Generals have a huge chance to lock down the Muskingum Valley League with a… Read More
With elections coming up on November 5th, the League of Women Voters held a candidate night in Nelsonville. Candidates running for Auditor and for City Council introduced themselves to community members at the forum and answered questions. After opening statements from the candidates, they rotated through the tables, answering questions posed by Nelsonville community members. … Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A federal judge has extended the deadline for the indictment of a man jailed on unrelated charges after the deadly Dayton mass shooting. U.S. Magistrate Michael Newman has granted a joint request in the Ethan Kollie case, giving prosecutors through Nov. 12. The order notes it also provides more time for… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A small home improvement company in West Virginia is taking on the nation’s opioid giants in a lawsuit blaming the drug makers for a rise in insurance costs. The handymen at Al Marino Inc. filed the federal class action suit last week in U.S. District Court against Purdue Pharma, Johnson &… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A former television weatherman in Ohio has been indicted on charges related to what prosecutors say were downloaded pornographic images depicting children. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said the charges in Wednesday’s indictment against 60-year-old Mike Davis involve the four “most egregious images” of children engaged in sexual activity. O’Brien said… Read More
At issue is whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which bars sex discrimination, covers gay and transgender workers.
Camp Mariposa in Dayton, Ohio, is designed just for them. The program lets these children share their experiences, learn coping strategies and, most importantly, get to be kids.
Cleveland punk legend Peter Laughner has been memorialized by the publication of an expansive compilation put together by Smog Veil Records earlier this year. Laughner was a respected musician and music journalist who played with Rocket From the Tombs and Pere Ubu during his tragically short life, and contributed to the punk rock scene in… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia magistrate who resigned after it was discovered she never finished high school has been reinstated. News outlets report Janine Varner passed a high school equivalency test and Ohio County Circuit Judge Ronald Wilson swore her back into office Monday. Varner resigned last month after the state Supreme Court… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia mayor is asking state officials to reopen a suspension bridge. Officials closed the Wheeling Suspension Bridge indefinitely last month due to vehicles crossing that exceeded the weight limit. Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott sent a letter to state Transportation Secretary Byrd White last week suggesting that officials use design… Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – A public meeting is scheduled on a bill to redesignate the New River Gorge National River in West Virginia as the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. The Wednesday morning meeting at the Canyon Rim Visitors Center Auditorium will be hosted by U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito… Read More
OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) – Oberlin College says it will appeal a $31.5 million award made to business owners who accused the school in court of ruining their business by encouraging protests against them and branding them racists. Oberlin’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to appeal. A school statement said it needs to protect free speech… Read More
LancasterChorale, central Ohio’s premier professional chamber choir, will begin its 35th Season with performances featuring Bach’s Exuberant Motet on October 12 & 13. The 2019-20 programs begin with A New Song II: J. S. Bach’s Exuberant Motet and Premieres of New Works, to be held on Saturday, October 12 at 8 p.m. at First Congregational… Read More
Rebranding effort aims to spread the word about WOUB to wider audience ATHENS, OH – Over the course of nearly 70 years, WOUB Public Media has earned its reputation as a trusted source of news, information and local arts and cultural content for many people in the Appalachian region it serves. Now, the station is… Read More