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Ohio's Cece Hooks drives to the hoops in the Bobcats' game against Toledo in the MAC Quarterfinals on March 9, 2022.

Ohio Women’s Basketball falls to Toledo in MAC Quarterfinal after a stellar performance from Sophia Wiard

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) – Five days after the Ohio Bobcats thought their season concluded, it started up again. After battling it out with top-seeded Toledo Wednesday morning, the Rockets eventually pulled away with the 80-67 win over the Bobcats. Ohio didn’t back down from the challenge and played a tight game against Toledo, a team… Read More

A man pumps gas at a Giant Eagle GetGo in Mount Lebanon, Pa.

As gas prices surge, here’s how to get the most out of your tank

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Global crude oil prices have been on the rise following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with U.S. gas prices hitting a new national record on Tuesday. As NPR’s Camila Domonoske reported: “The average cost of a gallon of regular fuel is now $4.173, according to AAA, after jumping 55 cents in the… Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic

15 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for March 9

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 14,381 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 15 additional cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on March 9. According to ODH data, the cases involved five people 0-19, three people 40-49, two people 60-69, one person… Read More

Beyond The Court: Trimble’s Angel Watches from the Best Seat in the House

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This week, we dive into the story of Kaylyn Hill, and her contribution to the spirit of the Trimble Tomcats community. Suffering from Nemaline Myopathy, Hill was tightly involved with the Tomcats basketball team. With her support, the Tomcats were an unstoppable force. When she passed, the Trimble community ensured that her memory and determination… Read More

Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) looks at printouts of maps offered during the second meeting of the Ohio Redistricting Commission, as he questions Chris Glassburn, the map drawer for the Commission's two Democrats.

GOP redistricting commissioners file their rebuttal to challenge over Ohio congressional map

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission are laying out their arguments for why they supported or opposed the latest congressional district map. Republican redistricting commissioners say the congressional map they adopted on March 2 complies with the Ohio Supreme Court’s orders and creates a map that can be implemented… Read More

Two white-tailed deer forage in Pennsylvania's Wyomissing Parklands.

Researcher finds ‘stunning’ rate of COVID among deer. Here’s what it means for humans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Between October and December of last year, researchers swabbed the noses of 93 dead deer from across Pennsylvania. Nearly a fifth of the animals tested positive for COVID. This is one result from a new pair of soon-to-be-published studies with the latest evidence for COVID spillover from humans into wild white-tailed… Read More

Hamilton County Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey speaks about her opposition to an Ohio bill that would allow concealed carry without a permit on a video chat

Gun safety advocates urge DeWine to veto a controversial gun bill

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A group of gun control advocates is urging Republican Gov. Mike DeWine to veto Sub Senate Bill 215, legislation that would allow Ohioans to carry concealed weapons without a permit or training requirements. Hamilton County Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey is one of the law enforcement officials urging the veto. And… Read More

Caroline Rose reflects on COVID-19 era performance and the cautionary tale at the heart of ‘Superstar’

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WOUB Digital · Caroline Rose reflects on the cautionary tale at the heart of ‘Superstar’ Caroline Rose’s 2020 album “Superstar” follows the increasingly futile journey o f a gender-neutral protagonist who, driven by their ego, forsakes the charms of everyday life for a stab at fame and fortune. In the end, our hero cannot escape… Read More

Putin and Zelensky at ends of very large table

As Russia’s president wages war on Ukraine, revisit FRONTLINE’S in-depth reporting, March 15 at 9 & 10 pm


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Frontline “Putin’s Road to War” Tuesday, March 15 at 9:00 pm Since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine began on Feb. 24, it has met with fierce resistance from Ukrainians, turned a million people into refugees, killed an unknown number of others, prompted unprecedented sanctions, sparked an International Criminal Court investigation into potential war… Read More