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Lady Lancers remain optimistic about the future despite 2021-22 shortcomings

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The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers finished the season with just three wins all year. This was head coach Amos Cottrill’s first year at the helm for the Lancers. This was also the first year for many coaches in the Lady Lancer program. Cottrill says, “We started with a whole new coaching staff from seventh through… Read More

Sitting is the new smoking, says Stefan Zavalin


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/JazzedAboutWork/mp3/127StefanZavalin.mp3 This episode focuses on one habit with surprising power to slow you down, in work and in life. We’re talking about sitting, or, more precisely, the widespread trend of sitting down during way too much of the workday. Our guest is Doctor of Physical Therapy Stefan Zavalin. In his new book, Sit Less, Stefan… Read More

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Corporate opioid payouts now being finalized would top $32 billion

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Over the next two weeks, some of the biggest U.S. corporations accused of “turbocharging” the opioid epidemic could finalize payouts to victims and governments worth roughly $32 billion. “We’ve lost more than a million Americans to this epidemic, and sadly, it’s at an all-time high as overdose deaths continue to rise,”… Read More

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23 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Feb. 23

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 14,228 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 23 additional cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on Feb. 23, 2022. According to ODH data, the cases involved seven people 0-19, five people 30-39, four people 70-79, three… Read More

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Tri-Valley Conference releases 2022 All-Conference Teams honoring top players

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The Tri-Valley Conference honored 60 of its top players Wednesday with the release of the TVC All-Conference Teams for the 2021–22 season. Coaches vote to nominate players from their respective divisions to the list. Honors are given to the top-voted player on each team, as well as to an additional eight players to round out… Read More

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Ohio Redistricting Commission members tell state Supreme Court why they shouldn’t be held in contempt

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Supreme Court ordered the Commission to explain why they should not be held in contempt of court for not approving new House and Senate maps last Thursday. Speaker Bob Cupp and Senate President Matt Huffman responded about 20 minutes before the 12 noon deadline. .@SpeakerCupp and Senate… Read More

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Alexander and Vinton County split TVC-Ohio title, Federal Hocking steals a share of Trimble’s TVC-Hocking crown

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TVC-Ohio Standings 1st Alexander Spartans  (13-9, 10-2)  The Spartans ended their regular season with wins over Vinton County, Athens and Meigs, guaranteeing them a share of the regular season title. They’re still in postseason contention as they look to face off against Fairland on Saturday. 1st  Vinton County Vikings (16-7, 10-2)  After losing to Alexander… Read More

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Dr. Carolyn Lewis gives voice to the voiceless with her new book ‘Love and Loss: The Storied Nature of Nursing Home Care’

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WOUB Digital · Dr. Carolyn Bailey Lewis on ‘Love and Loss: The Storied Nature of Nursing Home Care’ “Love and Loss: The Storied Nature of Nursing Home Care” (Monday Creek Publishing) by Dr. Carolyn Lewis is not only a poignant, much-needed contribution to the ongoing dialogue about nursing home care in the United States. For… Read More

Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) speaks to reporters before session on September 1. It was the first time he was back in the House since being stripped of his speakership in July.

Federal prosecutors say Householder criminal case shouldn’t be dismissed

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder’s arguments that a racketeering conspiracy charge against him should be dismissed are legally invalid. Prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday in response to one filed by Householder’s attorneys earlier this month that prosecutors failed to produce “essential facts” in a July 2020 indictment against… Read More

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WOUB is partnering with several libraries to screen “Let Ohio Women Vote” documentary during Women’s History Month


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Documentary tells the story of Women’s Suffrage in Ohio ATHENS, OH – Let Ohio Women Vote illuminates the long fight for women’s suffrage in Ohio while uncovering some surprising history and connections to national events. The film also does some “myth busting” along the way. The film was produced by southwest Ohio’s Public Media Connect… Read More

Ohio's Tommy Schmock, right, prepares to shoot a three-point shot as Ben Vander Plas, left, looks on in the Bobcats' game against Central Michigan on February 22, 2022.

Vander Plas, Schmock lead Ohio Men’s Basketball past Central Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Jason Preston, DJ Cooper and, after Tuesday night, Ben Vander Plas joined the pair as the only players in Ohio men’s basketball history to record triple doubles. Vander Plas and Co. propelled Ohio (23-5, 14-3 MAC) to a dominant win against a Central Michigan team (6-19, 5-9 MAC), which has now… Read More