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Businesses in Ohio can expect to receive lower energy bills now that public utility regulators have rejected electric rate increases. The decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today followed weeks of criticism of the increases, which many small businesses criticized as burdensome. When Michael Fitterer, the manager of the College Book Store… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Jackie Wolf speaks with Joseph Bianco, Ph.D, assistant professor in the Department of Social Medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, about the adverse effects of childhood experiences on adult health.
The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers have something that many teams in the Tri-Valley Conference only wish for: a full starting lineup from top to bottom returning for next season. Leading the way for the Lady Lancers was the youngest player on the team, freshman Carly Tabler. Tabler consistently used her quickness to pickpocket offensive players,… Read More
The U.S. Postal Service has decided to move mail processing operations from nine Ohio facilities to other sites, mostly in Cleveland or Columbus. It announced today that operations from Athens, Chillicothe and Ironton will be moved to a Columbus facility. The Postal Service also announced it will cease mail processing operations in Parkersburg, and the… Read More
The David Wax Museum will be the opening act for The Carolina Chocolate Drops this Sunday at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio. Formed in 2009, the Boston-based band is essentially David Wax and Suz Slezak, who are occasionally joined by horn players, accordionists and other musicians. Since their breakthrough at the 2010 Newport Folk… Read More
A pioneer in the Human Genome Project shared with faculty, staff and students his views on science and laboratory advances during a visit on campus today. Dr. Leroy Hood, Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology 2011 Russ Prize recipient, spoke at the Baker University Center Theatre. Hood discussed his observations of biology and lab efforts, emerging… Read More
Investigators are offering reward money to anyone with information about a Vinton County fatal fire they have ruled an arson. Listen to your audio update here.
Investigators are offering reward money to anyone with information about a Vinton County fatal fire they have ruled arson. Ohio public utility regulators have rejected electric rate increases criticized by schools and small businesses as burdensome at a time of a weak economy. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The debate over hydraulic fracturing is causing a group of people who are often on the same side to find themselves sitting on opposites sides of the table. Neighbors are making decisions about leasing their land for fracking that will directly impact the person living next to them. Athens business owner Christine Hughes isn't excited… Read More
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is working to curb the high cost of compensation in the state. BWC Administrator Steve Buehrer says the bureau is re-working the way it handles claims, works with providers and businesses and is introducing a drug formulary. He says the agency's main goal is to help people to… Read More