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Waterford advances to state finals with resounding victory over Buckeye Central

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DAYTON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Waterford Wildcats came into the state semi final as the fifth ranked team in the state and were going up against the fourth ranked team in the state Buckeye Central Buckettes. Waterford Wildcats center Avery Wagner game out the gates on a mission picking up offensive boards and putting in… Read More

Coin ads in Southeast Ohio newspapers draw challenges from the Better Business Bureau

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Recent advertisements in some southeast Ohio newspapers urged readers to buy rolls of half-dollar coins, claiming they were in limited supply, selling fast and potentially worth a lot of money. The ads were accurate but potentially misleading, according to the Better Business Bureau. The BBB over the years has challenged what… Read More

Disrupting the Spiral of Silence: Loud Healing for Strong Black Women


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/DefiningMoments/mp3/306_AsheWinfield_220209.mp3 Asha Winfield, Assistant Professor in the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University, joins guest host Dr. Jill Yamasaki to explore her journey as a Black woman scholar with uterine fibroids. Asha gets personal as she reflects on silences in Black families, the myth of the Strong Black Woman, and the importance… Read More

Coronavirus

Three COVID-related deaths have been reported in Athens County, along with new cases for March 11

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 134 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three were added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 14,390 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after five new cases were added the same day. The… Read More

Emilio Delgado poses for a picture at Kaufman Astoria Studios while filming the 50th season of "Sesame Street," in October 2018.

‘Sesame Street’ actor, Emilio Delgado, dies after a battle with blood cancer

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Updated March 11, 2022 at 11:10 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Generations of children knew Emilio Delgado as Sesame Street‘s fix-it shop owner, Luis Rodriguez. This week, Delgado died at age 81, having been diagnosed with a form of blood cancer two years ago. He played Luis for 44 years, starting in 1971. The… Read More

President Joe Biden delivers an address with American flags behind him

Biden moves to revoke Russia’s trade relations status amid war in Ukraine

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Updated March 11, 2022 at 11:10 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Friday announced that he will work with Congress on legislation to revoke Russia’s permanent normal trade relations status because of its invasion of Ukraine. That would mean Russia would be one of only three countries to not have normal trade… Read More

Ohio gubernatorial candidates Richard Cordray and Mike DeWine met for their final of three debates on Monday night, October 8, 2018 at Cleveland State University.

DeWine declines to participate in first major debate among candidates for Ohio governor


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine has declined an invitation to debate his opponents in the Republican primary race for governor. 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… Read More

On tour for “En Español,” Mavericks’ Eddie Perez explains band’s success from embracing diversity Nashville execs shun

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WOUB Digital · WOUB’s Ian Saint speaks with Eddie Perez of The Mavericks Although country music’s roots are multi-ethnic, the rosters of musicians with top billing in Nashville haven’t exactly reflected that diversity. Nevertheless, that did not faze The Mavericks; whose lead singer and principal songwriter, Raul Malo, was born the son of Cuban immigrants… Read More

houses are scattered across the landscape in the Burren, Ireland

In the countryside of Ireland is “The Burren: Heart of Stone” – March 17 starting at 9 pm


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Two-part documentary airs Thursday, March 17 Part one – 9:00 pm         Part two – 10:00 pm In the countryside of County Clare, Ireland, is the Burren, a mysterious place unlike anywhere else, with deep caves, a stony landscape, and ancient dolmens, ring forts, and castles. The two-part documentary series THE BURREN: HEART OF STONE, narrated… Read More