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A promotional image for WOUB's Sizzling Summer Pledge programming, featuring a collage of images taken from various programs: Ken Burns' Country Music, Kenny Rogers All In for the Gambler All-Star Concert Celebration, John Williams: The Berlin Concert, The Big Band Years, All Creatures Great and Small: the Next Chapter, and Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement. Next to the collage is text reading PBS WOUB Sizzling Summer August 11 -23. The text is against a green background with a tropical feel, with images of pink popsicles and halved citrus fruits.

Here’s an in-depth guide to WOUB’s 2022 Sizzling Summer Pledge program


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It’s the hottest time of the year, and WOUB-TV is adding to the heat with our Sizzling Summer Pledge programming kicking off August 11! Find a comprehensive guide to our scheduled programming below. Check woub.org/woubtvschedules for a full program schedule, plus information on encore presentations.   THURSDAY, AUGUST 11: 9 p.m.:   Country Music #106 “Will the… Read More

Bibi the hippo and her new baby.

Fiona the hippo is officially a big sister. Bibi’s baby has arrived at the Cincinnati Zoo

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CINCINNATI (WVXU) — The wait is over. Bibi has given birth to a second hippo calf, making Fiona a big sister. The Cincinnati Zoo says a healthy full term hippo baby was born around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday. “This calf looks huge to us because Fiona, Bibi’s first baby, only weighed 29 pounds when she was… Read More

The gym in the old Carr Creek High School, now an impromptu mutual aid center.

In the epicenter of Kentucky’s flooding, communities help each other and wait for assistance

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KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (OVR) — Runnels Branch is a long, winding holler that travels deep into a mountain from the Carr Fork Lake area in Knott County, Kentucky. Usually, the creek is a gentle presence by Sally Smith’s little white house, a source of comfort. But last week, it became something else, something vengeful. It became… Read More

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One COVID-related death has been reported in Athens County, along with 185 new cases for July 29 – Aug. 4

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 147 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Thursday. The county also has now had had 16,782 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 185 additional cases were reported since last… Read More

Mourners bring flowers to a makeshift memorial Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, for the slain and injured in the Oregon District after a mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning, in Dayton.

Three years after the Dayton shooting, Whaley calls out DeWine for ‘cowardly inaction’ on gun violence

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DAYTON, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Nan Whaley, Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, said there’s a clear difference between her and Republican incumbent Mike DeWine when it comes to the issue of guns: “I will fight to reduce gun violence and Mike DeWine won’t.” Whaley has made gun regulations a priority in her campaign for… Read More

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson throws a pass during the team's training camp

NFL appeal opens the possibility for a longer suspension or fine for Browns QB Deshaun Watson

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The NFL is appealing a disciplinary officer’s decision to suspend Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for six games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy, giving Commissioner Roger Goodell or someone he designates authority to impose a stiffer penalty. Former federal judge Sue L. Robinson issued her ruling Monday after Watson… Read More