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Paul Culver Jr. and Paul Culver III coaching players

Sheridan Football Program Prides Itself On Tradition And Family History

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THORNVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Sheridan is home to one of southeast Ohio’s most historic football programs. But how did that come to be? The Generals’ success can be traced back to the Culver family of coaches — and their mantra of “Right Mental Attitude.” Paul Culver Jr. coached the Generals from 1981 until the mid-2010s,… Read More

Edgar Allan Poe (actor)

Discover the real story of the notorious author: Edgar Allan Poe – Buried Alive on AMERICAN MASTERS – Oct. 24 at 6 pm


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American Masters Presents Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive Starring Denis O’Hare, October 24 at 6 pm Narrated by Kathleen Turner with readings by Chris Sarandon and Ben Schnetzer   After his death, writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) became a global icon of modern literature and a pop culture brand. Best known for his Gothic horror… Read More

The Roebling Bridge

See those who scoffed at the laws of nature and defied the naysayers in “10 Modern Marvels that Changed America” Oct. 23 at 9 pm


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10 Modern Marvels that Changed America Saturday, October 23, 2021, 9:00 PM   Celebrate those who have scoffed at the laws of nature and defied the naysayers — and sometimes even gravity — by undertaking these fantastic feats of engineering. Each story includes a fun physics lesson and a tale of human folly, beginning at… Read More

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Discover the diverse species and personalities in “My Garden of a Thousand Bees” on Nature, Oct. 20 at 8 pm


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Discover the Unique Personalities of Bees in Nature’s Season 40 Premiere, My Garden of a Thousand Bees, Wednesday, October 20 at 8 pm on PBS Wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn documents his buzzworthy discoveries during the COVID-19 lockdown   Taking refuge from the coronavirus pandemic, wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn set out to record all the bees… Read More

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Growing number of U.S. workers are pushing back against employers during “Striketober”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union reached an agreement on a new film and TV contract this weekend, averting a strike that would have ground productions around the country to a halt. But it’s not the only showdown between workers and businesses, especially after over a year of risky and… Read More

Armed forces secure the area where Haiti's prime minister, Ariel Henry, placed a bouquet of flowers in front of a memorial to independence hero Jean-Jacques

What we know about the 17 missionaries from kidnapped in Haiti by a notorious gang

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Seventeen people who traveled to Haiti for a Christian mission trip to build houses are being held hostage by one of the country’s most notorious gangs, 400 Mawazo. The gang is asking for a $17 million ransom, or $1 million for each person in the group, according to reporting from The… Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic

Four COVID-related deaths have been reported in Athens County, along with nine new cases for Oct. 19

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 76 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four were added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 7,704 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after nine new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

Two Westerville police officers put a spit hood on a woman’s head during one of the Ohio Attorney General’s human trafficking stings.

The Ohio AG says stings rescue trafficking victims. Often that means they’re arrested.

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WESTERVILLE, Ohio (WYSO) — In April 2021, the Westerville Police encountered a possible sex trafficking victim at a hotel. They were conducting a human trafficking sting, part of a state-wide operation coordinated by the attorney general’s office to combat trafficking. According to the police report, she was soliciting sex and said she was giving her… Read More

Artist John McVicker poses with one of his digital collages included in an exhibition of his work at Stuart's Opera House

Artist John McVicker has a display of new works opening at Stuart’s Opera House Oct. 29

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Healthy vision in many vertebrates, (including humans,) begins when light meets the retina. There, photoreceptors transform the light into electrical signals which journey via the optic nerve to the brain, where they are translated into the images we experience as sight. It is due to this miraculous process occurring over and over and over again… Read More

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Former student’s teaching career was shaped by his experiences at WOUB


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Stan Wenclewicz graduated in 1971 ATHENS, OH – November will mark 51 years since the deadly Marshall University football team plane crash, and former WOUB student Stan Wenclewicz ’71 says he’ll never forget when he learned what happened. Thirty-seven Marshall football players were aboard the plane, along with the team’s coach, its doctors, the university… Read More