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Treyben Funderburg strikes the baseball during the baseball game between Ohio University and Marshall University in Athens, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Ohio University went on to win 6-3. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Ohio Baseball defeats Marshall behind late offensive surge

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Two things aren’t always nice early on in a baseball season: the weather and the hitting. Luckily the weather was a perfect 67 degrees with partly cloudy skies on Wednesday, which was perfect for some baseball.  The offense, however, wasn’t pretty for the Bobcats early in their matchup against Marshall as it… Read More

Ohio House and Ohio Senate district maps, drawn by Republicans, approved by the Ohio Redistricting Commission by a vote of 4-3 on February 24, 2022.

Ohio Supreme Court rules the latest GOP-drawn state legislative district maps unconstitutional

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the latest four-year maps adopted by the Ohio Redistricting Commission do not comply with the state constitution’s anti-gerrymandering requirements, along with the guidance offered by the court in previous orders. The now-invalidated House map creates 54 Republican-favored seats and 45 Democratic-favored seats…. Read More

Athens City Hall is seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

The city of Athens faces a shrinking tax base as more people work remotely

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The city of Athens may have to make some budget cuts in the face of declining tax revenue as more people continue to work remotely. The city has already coughed up an extra $100,000 to pay income tax refunds to remote workers. And at Monday’s City Council meeting, the city’s auditor… Read More

Installation view of Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, in "Science and the Sublime: A Masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby."

A mad scientist and his bird in a bubble: The story behind a peculiar painting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Two beloved paintings have swapped locations for a while. One went from California to London; the other, from London to California. No passports were involved. But the two museums where the paintings are housed — the Huntington Art Museum near Los Angeles, and London’s National Gallery — are welcoming visitors to… Read More

Ohio Republican Party chairwoman, Jane Timken addresses the crowd to announce the initial results of Issue 1 and the gubernatorial race.

Russia business deals muddy GOP US Senate primary in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republicans competing for the party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Ohio are facing scrutiny for their ties to Russia as the country intensifies its war against Ukraine. Much of the attention has focused on former Ohio Republican Party Chair Jane Timken, whose husband’s family runs a company that… Read More

Four members of the Equal Districts Ohio group participate in a press conference at the state house

Ohio coalition emphasizes their fight for ‘fair districts’ as supreme court deliberates

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Equal Districts Ohio, a coalition of community groups, said the supreme court should invalidate the state House and state Senate maps adopted by the Ohio Redistricting Commission because they do not reflect the state’s partisan makeup. The group reiterated their court challenge during an event at the Ohio Statehouse… Read More

In this image from video provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office and posted on Facebook on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks in Kyiv.

In a virtual address, President Zelenskyy call on the U.S. to ‘do more’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivered a virtual address to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday morning. His remarks come as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its third week. The Ukrainian president spoke to many lawmakers over a Zoom call earlier this month as Congress seeks to help his country fend off… Read More

black and white of Nancy Pelsoi

FRONTLINE Presents ‘Pelosi’s Power,’ the first documentary on Nancy Pelosi’s life and legacy – March 22 at 9 pm


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Pelosi’s Power Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2022, at 9 pm on PBS and on YouTube Streaming at 7 pm at pbs.org/frontline & in the PBS Video App facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs | Instagram: @frontlinepbs | youtube.com/frontline   This Women’s History Month, FRONTLINE presents Pelosi’s Power, the first documentary on one of the most powerful and polarizing… Read More