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OHIO WBB Erica Johnson

Ohio Women’s Basketball Falls Short In Defensive Battle With Eastern Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (8-5,6-4 MAC) fell to the Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-6, 6-4) Wednesday night after a hard fought defensive battle in Ypsilanti, 69-66. The score line was tight the whole game, but the Eagles led almost the whole time. Ohio’s largest lead of the game, one point, came once in… Read More

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Ohio Governor's Office shows Sam Randazzo, of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Group Asks Utilities Commission To Investigate Ex-Chairman

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Environmental advocacy groups have asked the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to expand an investigation into an alleged bribery scandal to include an examination of the panel’s former chairman. The Environmental Law & Policy Center and Ohio Environmental Council on Wednesday submitted a filing to the utilities commission asking to investigate… Read More

Andy Beshear

Ky. Impeachment Panel Makes Filings Open For Public Review

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing a petition to impeach Kentucky’s governor has made filings from both sides open to the public. Deliberations on the matter were being conducted behind closed doors, however. The Republican-led committee voted to make the petition by four Kentuckians public Wednesday. It then went into a closed-door session…. Read More

The West Virginia State Capitol at night

Audit Prompts W.Va. Treasurer To Seek Greater Agency Oversight

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore says his office will propose greater oversight of an agency that an audit says didn’t keep adequate records of a loan program. The state Economic Development Authority’s loan program was intended to boost the state’s economy. A legislative audit released Tuesday says the authority used $25… Read More

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Republicans Propose Committee To Oversee, Strike Down Governor’s Health Orders

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State lawmakers are starting their new session with an issue that dominated much of last year – the governor’s power to issue health orders that legislators might not like. Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) said his bill creates a bipartisan committee of lawmakers which could strike down an order from the… Read More

A banner over Court St. in Athens urges people to wear masks.

Athens County Confirms 43 New COVID-19 Cases For January 27

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 3,904 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 43 were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on January 27, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates 13 involved people aged 0-19, 13 involved people aged 20-29, five involved people… Read More

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W. Va. Judge Denies Teachers Unions’ Bid To Halt In-person Learning


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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has denied an attempt by teachers unions to halt the state’s mandate to reopen more classrooms during the pandemic. Kanawha County Judge Carrie Webster on Tuesday denied a temporary restraining order that sought to reverse the resumption of in-person learning in all 55 counties. The two largest… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Roderick

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats roll past Western Michigan; over .500 in MAC play for first time since 2016-17

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – On Tuesday, the Ohio Bobcats faced the Western Michigan Broncos at the Convocation Center with the goal of having a winning MAC record. The Bobcats’ energy and strength in the second half allowed them to do what they haven’t done in four years. Which is a winning conference record.  Ohio (9-6,… Read More

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Dr. Gary Chapman, Author of “The 5 Love Languages”


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/134DrGaryChapman.mp3 Dr. Gary Chapman is an author, speaker, pastor, and counselor. He has a passion for people and for helping them build lasting relationships. He is an internationally recognized marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. The 5 Love Languages is one of his most popular titles—it has been translated into 50 languages and has… Read More

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Stuart’s Opera House Announces School Contest for Poetry Out Loud


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Stuart’s Opera House announces a school contest for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The competition, presented in partnership with Ohio Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation, is part of a national program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance, and competition. Since… Read More

Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille pose in front of the Sphinx near Cairo, Egypt in 1961.

Cold War Story of Music, Diplomacy and Civil Rights – “The Jazz Ambassadors” – February 2 at 9 pm


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The Jazz Ambassadors Tuesday, February 2 at 9 p.m. The Cold War and Civil Rights movement collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race In 1955, as the Soviet Union’s pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, African-American Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the… Read More