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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 JT Schmizzi opened the scoring in the game. Then, only 34 seconds later, a second goal this time by Aiden Grieco made it 2-0, not… Read More
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 Monday. The Naples, Florida medical examiner says they are conducting an autopsy on Neil Clark, 67, following a sheriff’s office report of a man found dead with… Read More
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, 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 confirmed the new cases on March 16, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates three involved people aged 50-59, two involved people aged 0-19, two involved… Read More
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.
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 mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Citing increasing vaccine supply from the federal government, as well as more mass clinics opening… Read More
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 university will end the mandatory employee furloughs early and may even refund some of the lost earnings. “We’re hopeful this decision on the furlough will… Read More
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 and Chairman of the team, Bill L’Heureux. “We decided to cancel, even though some planning had gone in place. It wasn’t made lightly, but it’s… Read More
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 Artificial Intelligence Poses to Civil Liberties In an increasingly data-driven, automated world, the question of how to protect individuals’ civil liberties in the face… Read More
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 go to Howard University,” said Mahone-Gibbs. “But I wasn’t accepted.” Even though she was disappointed at the time, Mahone-Gibbs says she is thankful for what… Read More