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NASCAR releases picture of the noose found in driver Bubba Wallace’s garage at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. The organization also completed its investigation into what happened.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A new historical marker has been dedicated to a Black man from Athens County who was lynched in 1881. The marker sits on Mulberry Street in Athens, near the old South Bridge. It was installed Wednesday morning. A mob of approximately 30 White men lynched Davis the day before he was… Read More
The NFL has canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Aug. 6 exhibition game in Canton, Ohio, between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an effort by Ohio ballot campaigns to win access to more flexible signature-gathering rules during the coronavirus pandemic. The high court denied the campaigns’ application without comment Thursday. That leaves in place a decision by the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals blocking relaxed restrictions… Read More
CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a foreclosure process that sells homes without compensating owners for their equity is legal. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that administrative foreclosure was found to be legal, however, justices did not agree on its reasoning. The process sends abandoned properties to the county board… Read More
Churchill Downs Racetrack has announced plans to run the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks with fans present on their rescheduled dates in September. Track President Kevin Flanery says Churchill Downs has received word from Gov. Andy Beshear allowing the event to move forward, but with a number of new health protocols in place to limit… Read More
Nine dance studios are suing the state of Ohio over mandated shutdowns and limitations imposed on their businesses. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles has the story.
A new Quinnipiac poll of registered voters shows Ohio may be a swing state once again. The race between President Trump and likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden is a virtual dead heat with a little over four months to go before the November election. Biden is at 46%. Trump – who won Ohio by eight points… Read More
The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Toledo can no longer send appeals of traffic camera tickets to a city-paid administrative hearing officer. The attorney who won the case says it could shut down traffic camera programs in any city with a similar process. After getting a $120 traffic camera ticket in the mail… Read More
Governors in several Southern and Western states are delaying their timelines, citing increases in cases and hospitalizations.
How Are You Doing?’ is a video series crafted by WOUB’s Doug Swift to document the social, cultural, and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the Southeast Ohio region, all through a hyper-focused lens on live music venue, restaurant, and brewery Weasel Boy Brewing Company in Zanesville, OH. Installments will regularly be uploaded to WOUB Culture… Read More
WOUB Digital · Stuart’s to Provide Virtual Performing Arts Camp July 6-August 14 Every summer, Stuart’s Opera House (52 Public Square, Nelsonville) provides a performing arts day camp experience for kids ages 12-18 that includes a wide variety of training from professional artists in the areas of theater, dance, and music. Due to the COVID-19… Read More
Kaitor Kay worked at WOUB from 2013-2015 ATHENS, OH – Former WOUB student Kaitor Kay now holds the title of Emmy award winner. Kay is now a television reporter and anchor at WANE 15 News in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Last weekend, he won a Lower Great Lakes Regional Emmy in the Best Societal Concerns Series… Read More
American Experience The Vote Commemorates Women’s Vote Centennial in 2020 New Documentary Explores the Arduous Battle That Finally Led to the Passage of the 19th Amendment Narrated by Kate Burton, The Vote Features the Voices of Mae Whitman, Audra McDonald, Laura Linney and Patricia Clarkson Premieres Monday and Tuesday, July 6-7, 2020 on PBS American… Read More