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Ohio's Cece Hooks dribbles the ball across midcourt in the Bobcats' game against Ball State in the MAC Quarterfinals on March 10, 2021. (Photo: Joe Collins/WOUB)

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Second-Half Surge Guides Ohio over Ball State in MAC Quarterfinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — For the second time this season against Ball State, Erica Johnson walked off the court and into the locker room with no points in the first half. In the first meeting of the season between the Bobcats and Cardinals, Johnson came alive in the second half and posted 18 points, although… Read More

Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wooster) speaks in favor of SB22 on the House floor at the Ohio Statehouse.

Ohio Lawmakers Send DeWine Bill Limiting His Own Health Orders

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House and Senate have passed a bill to limit states of emergency and health orders issued by the governor. Supporters say the change would allow for more accountability between the executive and legislative branches. The bill, SB22, allows lawmakers to revoke states of emergency and health orders. House Republicans say… Read More

A union miner at the rally for pension protection.

Biden’s COVID-19 Bill Championed As A Boon For Failing Ohio Valley Pensions

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MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — Major unions and one of their leading allies in the U.S. Senate are hailing tens of billions of dollars allocated for shoring up struggling union pension funds. The funding added to President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, dubbed the Butch-Lewis Act, would provide $86 billion to dozens of failing… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse in December 2020

Big Money Coming To Ohio And Cities, Counties In Latest COVID Relief Package

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Along with individual stimulus checks and more help for the unemployed, there’s a lot of money headed to Ohio and its cities and counties once the latest $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill is signed into law. There’s a total of $11.2 billion for Ohio in the bill called the American… Read More

Stimson Avenue in Athens is a sea of orange construction cones as the street gets a $7 million makeover.

Athens’ Stimson Avenue Getting A $7 Million Makeover

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The city of Athens has for years been throwing Band-Aids on one of the main gateways into town. But this time it’s different. Stimson Avenue, now a sea of orange construction cones, is getting a $7 million makeover. City officials hope this could make the corridor more attractive to potential developers… Read More