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Earl Johnson helps people find comfort after trauma and gives us his insight


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/Spectrum/mp3/EarlJohnson_211222_FINAL.mp3   Earl Johnson trained as a pastor at Yale’s Divinity School, worked for anthropologist Margaret Mead in African and observed firsthand violence in London and in Jerusalem. He then returned to a church in Columbia, Missouri but was restless. He then made major life decisions. He took a sabbatical from his church, came out… Read More

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Ohio Supreme Court sets the stage for battle over the new Congressional district map

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The sides have been preparing for the court battle ever since Republican lawmakers approved a map that gives the GOP a large advantage in Ohio’s 15 Congressional districts. National and local relators, which are plaintiffs in supreme court cases, say the Congressional district map goes against the anti-gerrymandering reforms… Read More

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Two COVID-related deaths have been reported in Athens County, along with 24 new cases for Dec. 21

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 102 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after two were added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 8,750 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 24 new cases were added the same day. The… Read More

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Neither snow nor rain nor anything over $20: some tips on holiday tipping

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KENT, Ohio (WKSU) — ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping as we choose just the right gifts for friends, family, and the service people who will be delivering our gifts this month and carting away the empty boxes next month. During the holiday season, there are a few do’s and don’t’s when it comes to… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball wraps up FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown with a win over Binghamton

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MIAMI, Fla. (WOUB) — Ohio Women’s Basketball (6-3) held off a late rally from Binghamton (4-6) for a  76-67 win in their second game of the FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown. Senior guard Cece Hooks led the Bobcats in scoring with 20 points on 9-18 shooting, followed closely by redshirt junior guard Erica Johnson who added… Read More

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Parents whose son died in hazing ritual settle lawsuit against former Ohio University fraternity

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The parents of an Ohio University freshman who died during a hazing ritual have dismissed their lawsuit against a fraternity following a settlement. Kathleen and Wade Wiant sued Sigma Pi and several of its members in February 2019, three months after their son Collin died of asphyxiation after inhaling a canister… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball knocks off UMass Lowell in first game of FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown

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MIAMI, Fla. (WOUB) — A strong second quarter helped Ohio Women’s Basketball (5-3) to an eventual 74-60 win over UMass Lowell (3-6) in the first game of the FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown. Cece Hooks led the Bobcats with 25 points. The senior guard became the all-time leader for Ohio Basketball in field goals scored after… Read More

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Massing’s Heath Holley and Robb Coleman spotlight The Dead Frets, Bon Iver, Run the Jewels in their 2021 Suggested Listening


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It’s that time of year again! WOUB Culture has reached out to a variety of folks involved in various capacities with the music and arts throughout WOUB’s diverse coverage region to inquire: “what have you been listening to this year, my friend?” Find their answers on WOUB Culture all throughout the month of December.  Massing… Read More

woman with bullhorn. Behind her a man hold a sign reading "end police violence in our communities."

“Unapologetic” on POV offers an inside look into activism and views on Black liberation – Dec. 27 at 9 pm


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Unapologetic on POV Monday, December 27 at 9:00 pm An inside look into the ongoing movement work that transformed Chicago, from the police murder of Rekia Boyd in 2012 to the election of mayor Lori Lightfoot in 2019, this film spotlights the social justice work being done by young activists in communities across the country… Read More