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Traveling Monument A Memorial To Those Who Died In Vietnam War

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A traveling exhibit brings a national memorial to the edge of Ohio University’s campus in Athens. The Wall That Heals is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Athens residents and others from across the region are gathering this week to mourn loved ones, or even to pay… Read More

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Athens County Child Advocates Program Sees Big Cut In Funding

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A program that works with abused or neglected children who are in the court system has been hit with a dramatic decrease in funding. Athens County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates has had its funding cut by 30% in back-to-back fiscal years. The program’s grant money went from $230,000 to an expected… Read More

Ohio’s Jason Preston dribbles the ball against Kent State’s Mitch Peterson

OHIO’s Jason Preston Heading To Los Angeles Clippers After NBA Draft

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — “To my beautiful, loving, amazing Mother… WE DID IT!!!!!” That was the first thing former Ohio Men’s Basketball player Jason Preston tweeted after being selected by the Orlando Magic with the 33rd pick, which was then traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. https://twitter.com/LAClippers/status/1420981530294292485 Preston and his story first landed on the… Read More

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July 31, 2021 Installment of Radio Free Athens to Feature ‘Reminiscing in Bebop: Jazz Anecdotes by Jon Hendricks,’ The Terra Era


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Radio Free Athens (RFA) runs from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays on WOUB 1340 AM and allows community volunteers and Ohio University students to present music and interview content through a format-free, host-driven program. Find the schedule and details about tomorrow’s program below. Listen to 1340 AM at this link. SCHEDULE: July 31, 2021… Read More

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Athens Healthcare Support Network Provides Healthcare Focused Mutual Aid For Athens County

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WOUB Digital · Athens Healthcare Support Network Provides Healthcare Focused Mutual Aid For Athens County Healthcare in the United States is notoriously complex for patients to navigate, often plagued by unexpected and oftentimes debilitating costs, and according to data compiled by the Commonwealth Fund in 2019, it’s not terribly effective at keeping Americans healthy. The… Read More

Althea Gibson with tennis racket in air

Unlikely Queen of the Highly Segregated Tennis World, “Althea” on AMERICAN MASTERS, August 5 at 9pm


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“Althea” on American Masters Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9 pm   Althea Gibson’s life and achievements transcended sports and are part of the annals of African American history. From her roots as a sharecropper’s daughter in the cotton fields of South Carolina, to her emergence as the unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis… Read More