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Ohio's Jason Carter (30) throws down a dunk in the Bobcats' MAC quarterfinal matchup against Ball State on March 10, 2022 in Cleveland.

Carter’s big night leads Ohio Men’s Basketball to MAC Tournament Semifinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — Three wins in three days. That is what Ohio needs to do to get its second straight MAC Tournament title.  It is easier said than done, though. After dropping four of their last five regular season games leading to the MAC tournament, Ohio (24-8) got a big boost Thursday from Redshirt Fifth… Read More

San Diego Padres left fielder Allen Cordoba passes a logo for Play Ball, an initiative from Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in 2017 in San Diego.

MLB and players agree to a new labor contract, paving the way to a full 2022 season

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Updated March 10, 2022 at 4:48 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have reached a tentative agreement Thursday on a new collective bargaining agreement — paving the way for baseball’s return on April 7. The new collective bargaining agreement must be approved by both sides before it… Read More

Ohio Senate meets for session on March 8, 2022.

Ohio Senate approves changes to overseas and military voting despite Dems voicing objections

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Republican and Democratic senators debated the bill to shorten the required amount of time an overseas and military voter must have access to a primary ballot but extended when that ballot must be returned. Democratic senators, who all voted for the same measures on Tuesday, voiced opposition this time… Read More

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Four new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for March 10

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 14,385 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four additional cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on March 10. According to ODH data, the cases two people 50-59, one person 30-39 and one person 60-69. There are… Read More

Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff

Ohio is changing the way it reports COVID-19 data as the state heads into an endemic

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Department of Health is changing the way it reports data on its COVID website. Agency Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said the changes are in order since the state appears to be going into an endemic – meaning the virus is regularly found in the population. Vanderhoff said… Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine declines to participate in gubernatorial debate

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will not be debating his primary opponents at Central State University later this month. DeWine’s campaign spokesman Brenton Temple wrote to the Ohio Debate Commission’s Jill Miller Zimon: “We will respectfully decline the invitation to participate in the Ohio Debate Commission’s Primary debate.” No reason or other information was provided. The… Read More

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Ohio House Dems try to stall a bill changing deadlines for overseas and military primary voters

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Democratic members of the Ohio House voted against the measure, saying the state needs to delay the May 3 primary for all voters with legal challenges to be heard over new Republican-approved district maps. Lawmakers engaged in a series of passionate floor speeches about the ability for military voters… Read More

A illustration show a person running through a neighborhood on a windy day as leave blow around. It is on a calendar

Americans are stuck in unhealthy pandemic habits. Here’s how to reboot

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The early days of lockdown restrictions had a profound effect on people’s daily lives. Alcohol sales skyrocketed, physical activity dropped off sharply, and “comfort eating” led to weight gain, too. So, what’s happened since March of 2020? After two years of pandemic life, many of these effects persist. The strategies we… Read More

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova speaks to media as Turkish Foreign Minister, Russian Foreign Minister and Ukraine's Foreign Minister meet for talks in Antalya

High-level talks between Russia and Ukraine end with no breakthrough

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia on Thursday met in the highest-level negotiations between the two nations since Russia invaded eastern Ukraine more than two weeks ago. The talks, held in Antalya, Turkey, were the fourth set of diplomatic discussions thus far, and like the previous efforts, failed to lead… Read More

Tella and Ed

Ed Kitchen gives insight on his grandmother’s artwork in light of the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio’s ‘Hindsight’ exhibition

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WOUB Digital · Ed Kitchen gives insight on Tella Kitchen’s artwork Few artists will ever have their work displayed in a museum. Fewer still will ever have their artwork displayed alongside their grandmother’s artwork in the very same exhibition. Ed Kitchen is one of these few, and through April 24, the Lancaster-based watercolorist’s art will… Read More