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Ohio's Haley Miller (10) dribbles the ball towards the goal in the Bobcats' match with Eastern Michigan on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Chessa Field. [Payton Brooker | WOUB]

Ohio soccer remains undefeated in MAC play with comeback win over Eastern Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A game between two  MAC teams gave the fans a show to watch Thursday afternoon as the Ohio Bobcats (11-3-2, MAC 7-0-2) defended their undefeated MAC record against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-11-3, MAC 1-6-2) in a 2-1 victory. The Bobcats were in possession of the ball for most of the… Read More

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New federal funds spur expansion of home care services for the elderly and disabled

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — For older people and people with disabilities, solving everyday practical problems can be the difference between being able to live at home or being forced to move to an institution. Sometimes people need help getting dressed or making meals. Sometimes they need help managing medications or shopping for groceries. Originally, these… Read More

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What parents need to know about vaccinating young children against COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The White House laid out plans Wednesday for children between the ages of 5 and 11 to soon receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If approved, shots could begin as soon as November. But many parents are still wondering about whether to get their children vaccinated. Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, lead epidemiologist for the… Read More

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25 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Oct. 21

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,736 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 25 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the cases on Oct. 21, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved six people 20-29, five people 60-69, three people 40-49, three… Read More

Members of the Ohio volleyball team celebrate on the court following the match point over Kent State on Oct. 20, 2021.

Ohio volleyball secures a hard-fought victory over Kent State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio volleyball team took its fourth win in a row to advance 5-4 in MAC play after going winless in a tough non-conference schedule.  The Bobcats are catching their stride and beginning to play with confidence as they are officially half-way through conference play. The Kent State Golden Flashes traveled… Read More

The KFC in Athens is just one on many business looking for employees.

Lawmakers want to let teens work later on a school night

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The bill would allow 14- and 15-year-olds to work until 9pm on a school night. Current law says those teenagers have to stop working at 7pm when they have school the next day. Sen. Tina Maharath (D-Canal Winchester) said the bill, SB251, requires approval by parents. “They’re still not able… Read More

Fishing net and woven items that would have been used by prehistoric hunter-gatherers.

Investigations across the globe tell the story of prehistoric women in “Lady Sapiens” on Secrets of the Dead – Oct. 27 at 10 pm


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Season Six of Secrets of the Dead Continues with “Lady Sapiens” Wednesday, October 27 at 10 pm New scientific investigations from across the globe help piece together the untold story of prehistoric women in this new documentary. The latest research separates fact from fiction and sheds new light on our ancient foremothers. For more than… Read More