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The Lee Boys are one of America's finest African-American sacred steel ensembles. This family group consists of three brothers, Alvin Lee (guitar), Derrick Lee and Keith Lee (vocals) along with their three nephews, Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar), Alvin Cordy Jr. (7-string bass) and Earl Walker (drums). Listen as they tear down the house in… Read More
Athens police are warning area businesses to be on the lookout for bogus bills. A C-8 study panel releases its findings. Details in your afternoon audio update.
We were on a roll, winning six games in a row. We had back to back games on Friday and Saturday for the second week in a row. We knew that Plymouth would provide the greatest challenge that weekend to ending the winning streak that we had put together. Our record was 1-1 against the… Read More
A prosecutor in Ohio says a self-styled chaplain suspected in the Craigslist slayings will be charged with murder and could face the death penalty. The announcement came Monday in Akron from Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh. She says her office will press murder and attempted murder charges against 52-year-old Richard Beasley. He's locked up… Read More
I've always been cautious of using sarcasm in texts, tweets, emails or anything digital. Reason being: tone usually does not carry through the screen. You can tell if somebody is making a joke when you're with them in person. A smile or the tone of their voice helps you know if what they're saying is… Read More
Update: 2:30 p.m. Police in Xenia say a man and the woman he abducted have been spotted in Vinton, Jackson and Lawrence Counties in the last 24 hours. Investigators say the stolen Silver Impala Mark Ferguson, 24, stole after taking Melissa Ferguson, 22, from a Xenia hotel broke down in Lawrence County. The Impala has… Read More
Athens police are investigating a possible case of fraud after employees recognized counterfeit bills at Richland Ave. businesses recently. According to a news release, the descriptions of the two people and the counterfeit $50 involved in the separate incidents were similar. Employees caught the fraudulent bills before there was any loss of… Read More
Ohio is trying to reach an agreement with drilling companies so they'll pay for any damage or upgrades to roads taking on the heavy equipment needed to extract oil and gas from shale rock beneath the state. The governor's office and the Ohio Department of Transportation says they're in negotiations with energy companies and local… Read More
Airs Sunday, Dec. 11 at 9:30 p.m. One of the world’s best-known and best-loved performers, John Denver earned international acclaim as a songwriter, performer, actor, environmentalist and humanitarian. His music has spanned three decades, 30 albums, outlasted countless musical trends, and garnered numerous musical awards and honors. Today, millions of fans, old and new,… Read More
A science panel studying the possible health effects of a chemical used at a DuPont plant near Parkersburg is due to release its findings on whether there is a link between C8 and human disease. Listen to your audio update here.
The struggling U.S. Postal Service says it's moving forward with plans to close more than 250 mail processing centers around the country, including 10 in Ohio. The $3 billion in cuts announced today would slow first-class mail service, ending next-day deliveries of stamped letters. The list released earlier this year of processing centers to be closed includes facilities… Read More
The Athens County sheriff thinks criminals should have to pay more for time served in jail. Sheriff Pat Kelly wants inmates to pay more than the $15 processing charge plus $1-per-day fee for staying in the regional jail. The fees are only charged to inmates who are convicted of crimes and sentenced to stay at… Read More
Update 10:40 a.m. A study of residents living near a DuPont plant near Parkersburg suggests a possible link between a chemical and hypertension among pregnant women. A three-member C8 Science Panel released the study today in Parkersburg on reproductive issues associated with the chemical, also called perfluorooctanoic acid. Researchers interviewed 15,000 women from the Mid-Ohio Valley in 2009 and… Read More