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Ohio Volleyball vs Buffalo: Caitlin O'Farrell (12) and Mariana Rodrigues (5) jump to block a hit from Courtney Okwara (12). (Photo: Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Come from Behind in Second and Third Sets, Sweep Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats (3-2, 3-2 MAC) took to the Convocation Center on Thursday against Buffalo (0-7, 0-7 MAC), sweeping the Bulls 3-0. It was the Bobcats’ first time back on their home court in nearly three weeks, and while the final tally would suggest a dominant home turf defense, the Cats… Read More

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Ohio Curfew Expires As Hospitalizations Decrease

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — Ohio has lifted its statewide curfew because the number of hospitalizations has stayed below 2,500 for seven consecutive days, Gov. Mike DeWine announced at his coronavirus briefing Thursday. He said a curfew may be reinstated in the future, in particular if cases climb due to more contagious variants of the virus…. Read More

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WATCH: How A Powerful Corporate Consulting Firm Helped Create The Opioid Epidemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The opioids crisis that has taken hundreds of thousands of American lives has received less attention in the pandemic, but drug overdoses and deaths have grown during the last year. Now, one of the world’s most powerful corporate consulting firms has agreed to a major settlement for its role in the sale… Read More

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Court Tosses Ohio Libertarians’ Latest Play For More Access

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Representatives of minor political parties in Ohio are conferring on whether to appeal after suffering their latest blow in a legal battle for more visibility and access in state elections. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati late Wednesday upheld a lower court’s finding against the Libertarian Party of… Read More

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Athens County Confirms 2 COVID-19 Deaths And 18 Cases For Feb. 11, Remains Level 3

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 26 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after two were added to the total on Thursday. The county now also has had 4,308 total cases of COVID-19 after 18 new cases were reported the same day the county also remained at… Read More

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WATCH: Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial | Day 3


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Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a third day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 11. House Democrats will present further evidence demonstrating why they believe Trump should be convicted for his role in… Read More

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Ohio: Up To 4,000 Underreported COVID-19 Deaths To Be Added

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says as many as 4,000 COVID-19 deaths may have been underreported through the state’s reporting system, and those deaths will now be added to the state’s tally of deaths from the coronavirus during the coming week. Health officials say “process issues affecting the reconciliation and reporting… Read More

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Student Senate Discusses Kalyango Tenure Decision At Meeting

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University students weighed in on the recent actions of the Faculty Senate to submit and then withdraw a committee report recommending a journalism professor found to have sexually harassed two female students by the school’s Title IX office keep his tenure. The discussion was part of Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting,… Read More

Chillicothe & Ross County Library Livestreams Interview with WOUB about “Our Town”


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Our Town: Chillicothe is scheduled to premiere in Fall of 2021 ATHENS, OH – The Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library hosted a virtual conversation with WOUB Producer/Director Evan Shaw and WOUB Community Engagement Manager Cheri Russo about production of the upcoming historical documentary film Our Town: Chillicothe. The conversation with Adult Services Manager Liz… Read More