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Hardwood Heroes honors TVC stars on All-Heroes and All-Futures teams

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Each year, Hardwood Heroes honors the standout players from the TVC as members of the All-Heroes and All-Future teams. The lineups consist of athletes from the eight schools that Hardwood Heroes has covered all season long (Alexander, Athens, Eastern, Federal Hocking, Meigs, Nelsonville-York, Trimble, and Vinton County). While the All-Heroes teams… Read More

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

12 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for March 5-7

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 14,353 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 12 additional cases were reported for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on March 7. According to ODH data, the cases involved four people 20-29, two people 40-49, two… Read More

Racism, Health Inequities, and Healing through Words


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/DefiningMoments/mp3/305_TiandraFinch_MIX_220127.mp3 Tiandra Finch, Founder and CEO of Spirit Over Flesh, joins co-hosts Dr. Lynn Harter and Dr. Joe Bianco to explore her journey to heal through words. Spirit Over Flesh prioritizes and supports black women on their wellness journeys. Tiandra gets personal as she reflects on health inequities connected to race, systemic biases amplified during… Read More

Joe Burrow

The Southeast Ohio History Center honored Joe Burrow with an exhibition featuring items on loan from the Burrow family

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WOUB Digital · Southeast Ohio History Museum honors Joe Burrow Through Friday, March 4, Athens’ Southeast Ohio History Center (24 West State Street) showcased the life and professional trajectory of football player Joe Burrow with an exhibition spanning from his days as a beloved part of the Athens High School football team to celebrated quarterback… Read More

Part of the Carpathians Mountains in Ukraine

‘Kindred lands’: Scholar talks similarities between Appalachia and Ukraine

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Ohio Valley ReSource · ‘Kindred lands’: Scholar talks similarities between Appalachia and Ukraine LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — Though they’re about 5,000 miles apart, Appalachia has a lot in common with Ukraine, especially the rugged Carpathian Mountains in the western side of the country. A group of scholars has been exploring the parallels between the two regions for years…. Read More

A screenshot shows Airbnb listings of athens rental properties

An Ohio bill would protect short-term rentals for up to 30 days

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — GOP lawmakers have proposed legislation that would prohibit villages, cities and other local governments from banning short-term rentals in their communities. The bill is aimed at housing options offered by companies such as AirBNB or vacation stay company VRBO. Bill co-sponsor Rep. Sarah Fowler Arthur is a Republican from Ashtabula in… Read More

The Huntington Museum of Art will host ‘Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art’ March 12 – June 12


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The Huntington Museum of Art is pleased to announce it will host ‘Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art,’ celebrating the passion of an ordinary couple who spent more than 35 years as devoted connoisseurs, building a collection of vivid artworks that are both resonant and remarkably personal…. Read More

Voters cast their ballot early at the Franklin County Board of Elections last November.

Ohio’s new congressional district map faces another court challenge

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A national Democratic group has filed objections over new the new congressional district map, as the state’s top elections official says the May 3 primary could have to be changed. The National Redistricting Action Fund accuses Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission of refusing to follow the directions of… Read More