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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Up 2-0 going into set three, coach Deane Webb knew his team should have kept the foot on the peddle. “You can’t expect to coast across the finish line. You can’t expect to get a good win in the second set and just think you’re going to get the third set,”… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It is odd to say that the Ohio women’s soccer team took the field to play a conference game in March, but that is how it unfolded as the squad took the field for their first competitive match in over a year on Thursday. “It had been 488 days since we… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine gave his most confident signal yet that the end of the pandemic is close, declaring Thursday that he will lift all COVID-19 public health orders “when Ohio gets down to 50 cases per 100,000 people for two weeks.” DeWine set the benchmark in a statewide address Thursday, his… Read More
The “For the People Act” would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics. It is not expected to advance in the Senate.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,654 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 11 were reported for Wednesday and Thursday, and one previously confirmed case was removed. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 4, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates five involved people… Read More
The U.S. Capitol Police says it is aware of and preparing for a threat by an identified militia group to breach the Capitol complex on Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The $8 billion state transportation budget goes to the floor of the Ohio House tomorrow, after it was overwhelmingly approved by a House committee Wednesday. After just under a month since its introduction, House Finance Committee chair Rep. Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) reported the vote count on the two year transportation budget:… Read More
WOUB Digital · Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins Throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, the country music industry was desperately trying to produce songs that would appeal to a wider demographic than the chiefly Appalachian and southern working class that the genre had sprung from. As it would… Read More
The third annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place virtually Thursday, March 25. The free event will feature keynote conversations with the likes of Grammy-winning Billie Eilish producer FINNEAS; Grammy-nominated musician Phoebe Bridgers; musician and producer St. Vincent; Run the Jewels and their managers Amaechi Uzoigwe and Will Bronson, and many more. “The Summit was built… Read More