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CORNING, Ohio – The Miller Lady Falcons did their homework to prepare for the game against the Trimble Lady Tomcats and it showed this Monday night. The two teams remained head-to-head all night but it was the Lady Falcons who took home the victory 38-35. Right from the start, Trimble had trouble countering Miller’s 3-2… Read More
STEWART, Ohio – The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers have had troubles being a consistent team throughout the 2019-20 season. As the season has gone on, the trend has become apparent. The Lady Lancers are falling into the trend of winning. Federal Hocking has now won their last three games; over Belpre, Wahama and Southern tonight,… Read More
ATHENS, OH — Kobe Bryant was a global icon. A basketball ambassador. And a player that every athlete aspired to be. “Growing up, (Kobe) was always my idol,” Ohio women’s basketball guard Erica Johnson said. “So just sad about that and hearing that his daughter — finding out an hour later that his daughter was… Read More
NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The public has an opportunity to weigh in on how the Wayne National Forest is managed. The National Forest Service seeks public review of a draft assessment that outlines ecological, social and economic changes on the forest and surrounding area. The assessment is the first step in revising the plan that guides… Read More
The deadline has passed for communities throughout the state to submit their requests for Ohio’s capital budget, which is expected sometime near the end of March when Gov. Mike DeWine will deliver his State of the State speech. Here are some of the items being requested by cities and counties. Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder says he expects the state… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s attorney general has approved the next step of a proposal to amend the state constitution to raise the minimum wage. The amendment calls for annual boosts in the minimum wage until it hits $13 an hour in 2025. The current Ohio minimum wage is $8.55 an hour. Attorney General David… Read More
The amount of wind energy in the United States has more than doubled since 2011. It’s gotten a big boost from a federal incentive called the Production Tax Credit. But after nearly 30 years, the tax is set to begin phasing out. Karla Murthy reports from Texas as part of PBS NewsHour’s series “Peril and… Read More
States around the country are preparing for the big census count that happens just once a decade. In Ohio, Census leaders discuss their plans to reach out to people most at risk of going uncounted. As Michelle Heritage walks through the corridors of the YWCA Family Shelter in Columbus, she shares her ultimate vision for… Read More
Ohio University alumni and native West Virginian Nick Brumfield found that his relationship with his own Appalachian identity changed and intensified after he graduated from Ohio University with a BA in Political Science in 2015 and left to pursue a MA in Arab Studies at Georgetown University, which he received in 2017. “As I moved… Read More
The fast-rising teenager from Jamaica just won a Grammy for Best Reggae Album, making her the first woman and youngest artist to ever win in the category.
Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill to create a database of individuals convicted of trying to buy sex. Supporters say the legislation backed by Attorney General David Yost is aimed at shining a light on traffickers who sell women and on men who purchase sex. State Rep. Rick Carfagna is a Republican from Genoa Township in… Read More
An Ohio lawmaker is pushing legislation requiring all major and minor league baseball teams in the state to install protective netting from foul pole to foul pole. The Columbus Dispatch reports state Rep. John Patterson, a Geauga County Democrat, introduced his bill Thursday in response to concerns from a constituent blinded in one eye by… Read More
NOVA “POLAR EXTREMES” A One-Night, Two-Hour Special Hosted by Kirk Johnson Premieres Wednesday, February 5, 2020 on PBS — In a New, Multimedia Experience, NOVA Takes Audiences Back in Time and Across the Globe to Uncover the Secrets of the Earth’s Poles — The award-winning science series, NOVA, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston,… Read More
The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media.