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Ohio Women’s Basketball: ‘Cats Dominate Second Half to Cruise Past Rockets

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ATHENS, OH — In the days following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, Ohio’s Erica Johnson decided to pay tribute to the NBA legend by wearing his No. 24 during the Bobcats’ game against Akron. In the five games since she donned Bryant’s number, she has emulated the killer instinct that the ‘Mamba Mentality’ embodied…. Read More

Ohio State Supreme Court building

In Assault Cases, Parents Must Show Discipline is Reasonable

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court says it’s up to parents or caregivers charged with injuring a child to prove their actions were a form of reasonable discipline. At issue was the 2017 domestic violence and assault conviction of a man for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s son for acting out in school. The… Read More

Rep. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) discusses her bill to create an anonymous hotline to report possible wage discrimination.

Lawmakers Say Anonymous Hotline Can Help Close Gender Pay Gap

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House Democrats are trying to create a tool that could make it easier for people to report potential wage discrimination. They believe an anonymous hotline would shine a light on unreported disparities. Ohio’s Democratic lawmakers are trying to re-ignite discussions on HB221, which received three hearings in committee before stalling last year. The bill requires the… Read More

Hannah Cox (right), national manager of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, introduces the group: GOP strategist Michael Hartley, former death penalty juror Ross Geiger, son of murder victim Jonathan Mann and Rep. Laura Lanese (R-Grove City).

Conservative Group Launches Campaign to Repeal Death Penalty in Ohio

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A national group of conservatives that oppose capital punishment has made Ohio the 14th state for its campaign to repeal of the death penalty. The group says the time is right to come to Ohio, which has been one of the leading states for executions. Republicans with Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty say it’s… Read More

OH+5 featured

Dairy Barn Arts Center Exhibiting OH+5 Through March 14

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The Dairy Barn Arts Center (8000 Dairy Lane, Athens) is currently in the middle of exhibiting one of their most popular art installations, the biannual OH+5.    “OH+5 is open to artists living in Ohio and the 5 surrounding states- Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky- it’s our biannual regional exhibition that premieres each… Read More

Miles Davis

American Masters Presents “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool” Tuesday, February 25 at 9


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American Masters Presents Stanley Nelson’s Grammy-nominated Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool February 25 on PBS in Honor of Black History Month  Features new interviews with Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter, Marcus Miller, Ron Carter, family members and others   American Masters presents the broadcast premiere of award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson’s deep… Read More

Bobcats Basketball

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Cap Off OU’s 216th Birthday with Win over Central Michigan

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ATHENS, OH — At 2:16 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, the bells of Cutler Hall rang to celebrate the 216th anniversary of the founding of Ohio University.  At 8:57 p.m., the Convo followed suit with its buzzer, ringing in a Bobcats victory. “Happy Birthday to Ohio University,” Ohio head coach Jeff Boals said. “Great win for… Read More