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The 2012-2013 academic year could be more expensive for students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The school's Board of Governors voted Wednesday to raise tuition by 10 percent. If the state Council for Community and Technical College Education approves the increase, students seeking a baccalaureate degree would pay an additional $314 for… Read More
A man faces a court hearing today after police say he placed a 3-year-old son in a running clothes dryer as a punishment. Guernsey County sheriff's deputies did not see any visible injuries on the child when the man was arrested after deputies went to a house in Cambridge to check on the child. Jamial… Read More
Athens area photographer Kari Gunter-Seymour is using a famous doll to improve female body image. Plus, a new group has been formed in response to a proposal to close Chauncey Elementary School.
Jackie Welker is the proprietor of the Court Street Grill, a historic tavern, restaurant and roots music venue in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. He is also the founder and director of the Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society (affectionately known as the PB&J’s), a non-profit volunteer group dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and economic development by presenting… Read More
Black History Month often looks at the struggles African-Americans have faced through the years, but a traveling museum is showcasing the ways African-Americans have changed every day life. The African-American Inventors and Inventions Traveling Museum stopped in Athens yesterday. The museum displayed inventions by African-Americans, such as the Super Soaker Water gun. History… Read More
Ohio's top law enforcer is seeking tougher environmental sanctions on polluters in the oil and gas industry and full disclosure of the chemicals used in the drilling technique called fracking. In an Associated Press interview Wednesday, Attorney General Mike DeWine further called for his office or another state agency to be empowered to… Read More
Pit bulls in Ohio would no longer be labeled as "vicious" dogs under a bill that is headed to the governor's desk. The House voted 67-30 on Wednesday to agree to Senate changes to the legislation. State law currently defines a vicious dog as one that has seriously hurt or killed… Read More