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The Ohio soccer team celebrates on the field following its 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Sept. 23, 2021 at Chessa Field. [Ayden Crowley | WOUB]

Ohio Soccer Opens MAC Play With Victory Over Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats (5-3) opened Mid-American Conference play with a statement win against the Buffalo Bulls (6-2), 2-1. After dropping three of their last four games, the Bobcats entered MACtion in desperate need of a victory. Ohio had a tall task entering Thursday facing off against a hot Buffalo team. The Bulls… Read More

Framed photos of Butcher Family sit against wooden wall.

Local Organizations Hope to Cash in on Cultural Tourism Trend

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  Off the winding Route 33 and 12 miles east of Athens, a town with two names was founded in the 1800s by seven formerly enslaved African Americans: Tablertown, or Kilvert, depending on who you ask and where you are. David Butcher is a direct descendent of the Tablers and says his… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine at a press conference

New Vaccination Scholarships Incentives Announced By Ohio Gov. DeWine

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Updated: 3:46 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced a new round of vaccination incentive programs Thursday, although it is not clear if other incentives offered earlier this year increased vaccination rates. Younger Ohioans could receive up to $100,000 as part of a new scholarship vaccination incentive from the Ohio… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

46 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 23

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,017 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 46 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 23, 2021. According to ODH data, 17 people 0-19, 12 people 20-29, six people 30-39, four people 50-59,… Read More

marijuana used for medicinal purposes

NOVA Investigates the Story of Cannabis in the U.S. with “The Cannabis Question” – September 29 at 9 pm


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NOVA “THE CANNABIS QUESTION”  Premieres Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 9 p.m. on PBS As more U.S. states move toward legalizing cannabis, NOVA reports on the latest science investigating the plant and its medical benefits and risks, and explores the decades of criminalization disproportionately targeting communities of color  pbs.org/nova | @novapbs   The award-winning PBS… Read More