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Piketon Scores 20 Unanswered, Survives This Season’s Biggest Challenge Yet

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PIKETON, Ohio (WOUB) — The undefeated Redstreaks of Piketon faced their first true adversity of the season as they hosted the one-loss Zane Trace Pioneers on Friday night. Out of the gate, it was all Pioneers. Quarterback Ben Nichols marched the Zane Trace offense all the way down the field on the ground for a… Read More

Hospital Hallway

Some Ohio Hospitals Are At Or Nearing Capacity Right Now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Some Ohio hospitals are reeling from the recent uptick in COVID cases on top of already existing staffing shortages. Two Southern Ohio hospitals have already hit their ICU capacity and he fears others could do the same soon, according to the Ohio Hospital Association’s John Palmer. The problem, he… Read More

Ohio University's Cutler Hall on the first day of the semester.

Ohio University’s New Diversity Plan Seen As Promising, But Real Test Is Delivery

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s new diversity plan, more than three years in the making, is filled with ambitious goals, action items and timetables. Dr. Akil Houston said there’s much to like in the plan. But he feels like he’s seen this before. Houston, who is Black, is an associate professor of cultural and… Read More

Portsmouth West Steals The Stage From Wellston In Week Four

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WELLSTON, Ohio (WOUB) — A beautiful southeast Ohio night set the stage for a long arduous battle between the Portsmouth West Senators and the Wellston Golden Rockets. The high energy of the Senators and their ability to rush the ball gave them a sustainable edge from the first quarter to the last. The end score… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse in Spring

Ohio Redistricting Commission Gets An Earful At Weekend Hearing On Proposed Legislative Maps

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Members of the panel that will approve new maps for Ohio House and Senate districts were lambasted Sunday by Ohioans who attended a public hearing in Dayton that went on for more than four hours. Overwhelmingly, those who spoke said the maps being considered are hyper-partisan. Connie Sheets, a… Read More

West Muskingum Tornadoes Sweep Through New Lexington In Late Game Shootout

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NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a thriller at Jim Rockwell Stadium as the Tornadoes of West Muskingum put their unbeaten record on the line against the New Lexington Panthers. The game had everyone on the edge of their seats all night long. After a TD on their opening possession, the Panthers were stuffed… Read More

Muhammad Ali talks with the press after winning back the Heavyweight Championship for an unprecedented third time by beating Leon Spinks at the Super Dome in New Orleans, LA. September 15, 1978.

TONIGHT “Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)” MUHAMMAD ALI From Producer Ken Burns


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MUHAMMAD ALI to Premiere September 19, 2021 on PBS  New Ken Burns Four-Part Series Explores Life of Legendary Boxer MUHAMMAD ALI, a new four-part documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, will air on PBS September 19-22, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET. The new series, which was in development for six years, was also written and co-directed… Read More