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ATHENS, OH — WOUB Sports Director Thomas Garverick and reporter Bryan Kurp breakdown boys basketball playoff games from over the weekend.
A peace deal signed with the Taliban calls for 4,000 of the approximately 13,000 U.S. forces in Afghanistan to leave within 135 days and for all U.S. troops to be out within 14 months.
This week’s Super Tuesday will include results from 14 states and one U.S. territory. In all, 1,357 delegates are at stake. But Democrats do not have winner-take-all rules, so presidential candidates can gain a fair number of delegates without actually “winning” a primary at all. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield explains.
When animals are put to sleep in Ohio, they are most often euthanized with medications administered by a veterinarian. But there have been some cases where dogs and cats have been put down in gas chambers. Now there’s a new bill that would make that practice illegal. Democratic Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) says most veterinarians use drugs to euthanized animals but he knows… Read More
President Trump used to boast about stock market gains at every turn. But after coronavirus fears caused the worst plunge since 2008, he has gone silent on this pillar of his reelection pitch.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University’s president is emphasizing a commitment to safety after two recent shootings near the Morgantown campus, one of them involving a fatality. Gordon Gee released a letter to the community on Sunday. Two people were charged with first-degree murder after Friday’s shooting at a student housing apartment complex. Neither… Read More
“You seen that one with the tombstone up there?” seven-year-old Timothy Easterling asks, looking toward the grass just uphill from his home. “That’s my papaw.” Timothy’s grandfather Chet Blankenship died in 2016, at age 69. Blankenship lived on land he and his family have long owned at the end of a road atop Bradshaw Mountain… Read More
West Virginia’s bossa-nova-folk hybrid act Little Lawnmowers released an impassioned, unconventional cover of cult British singer-songwriter Nick Drake’s “Road” on Saturday, February 29, just in time for the 48th anniversary of the release of the beloved album that features the original track, Pink Moon. Jonathan Hawkins (the vocalist, guitarist, and suitcase-drummer who performs as Little… Read More
Spin scooters have been rolling on Athens bricks for nearly two weeks and community members are slowly warming up to the new mode of transportation. The scooters provide service to cities like Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton, and now hope to make their mark on Athens. Morgan Windsor, an Ohio University student, was able to ride… Read More