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Ohio Bobcats Hockey: No Mercy for Mercyhurst as Bobcats Pounce All Over Lakers Early
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — This Tuesday afternoon can be summed up in only the first period of this game alone. Only 26 seconds into the period, a goal by sophomore… Read More
Lobbyist Neil Clark, Defendant In Ohio Nuclear Bailout Case, Found Dead At 67
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Neil Clark, a longtime lobbyist at the Ohio Statehouse who has been charged in a federal bribery investigation, was found dead in Florida on… Read More
An Old Debate Renewed: Does The U.S. Now Need A Domestic Terrorism Law?
With all the talk about domestic terrorism, you might assume there’s a law against it. There’s not. The storming of the Capitol has again raised the question about whether one is needed.
Athens Co. Confirms 10 New COVID-19 Cases For March 16
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,721 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 10 were reported for Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health… Read More
Purdue Pharma Offers Restructuring Plan, Sackler Family Would Give Up Ownership
Under a bankruptcy plan filed late Monday, the OxyContin maker would pay $500 million up front, promising billions in future payments. Twenty-four states rejected the proposal.
All Ohioans 16 Years And Up Eligible For COVID Shots Starting March 29
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced all Ohioans will qualify for the vaccines by the end of the month, during a news briefing at the state’s first… Read More
Ohio University Ending Employee Furloughs Early Thanks To Budget Boost
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University expects to end the fiscal year with a balanced budget or even a surplus, a dramatic shift from previous projections. As a result, the… Read More
Bill L’Heureux Explains Why Baseball is Still America’s Favorite Pastime
WOUB Digital · Southern Ohio Copperheads: Bill L’Heureux Deciding to cancel the 2021 season for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, Athens’ summer collegiate baseball team, was a difficult one for President… Read More
Threats to Civil Liberties on INDEPENDENT LENS “Coded Bias” – March 22 at 10:00 pm
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CODED BIAS TO PREMIERE ON PBS AND THE PBS VIDEO APP ON MARCH 22, 2021 Documentary Explores Racial Prejudices That Exist In Facial Recognition Algorithms, and the Threat… Read More
WOUB Helped Former Student Find Her Voice
Beverly Mahone-Gibbs graduated from Ohio University in 1979 ATHENS, OH – Beverly Mahone-Gibbs’ WOUB story starts with a dream that had her going to college elsewhere. “I initially wanted to… Read More