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A Perry County company that distributes industrial sands has fixed air pollution control violations at its facility in Glenford. That comes at the request of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Oglebay Norton Industrial Sands cleans and dries sands in a dryer. The Ohio EPA says a wet scrubber was supposed to capture the sands, but… Read More
A Glouster man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. With Ohio expected to be a critical battleground state in the fall presidential election, one union has decided to focus its political resources on Ohio and several other key states. State Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is probing Chesapeake Energy's business practices. Details in your… Read More
Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Manufacturing plans to add 20 jobs and spend nearly $3 million to expand its West Virginia truck assembly plant. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin planned to announce the new investment Wednesday at the Wood County facility with company officials and representatives of U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin. They helped… Read More
A Glouster man has pleaded not guilty to felonious assault and involuntary manslaughter charges. Gary Wooten, 20, is accused of killing Harley Pruitt, 22, of Buchtel last month. Authorities have said the two were fighting at a residence in Chauncey, where the situation escalated from a verbal exchange to a fist fight. Pruitt died a… Read More
Members of the Athens City Planning Commission voted to conditionally approve re-submitted plans for a Stimson Avenue housing complex during their Wednesday afternoon session. The commission voted three to one on the site currently occupied by specialty wine store, Bella Vino. Businessman Ric Wasserman purchased the historical property in February with the intent to… Read More
Jeff Worley talks with the acclaimed poet, critic and OU Distinguished Professor about his imaginative, accessible style of writing.
Kristina may be falling for the UPS man. When he rings her doorbell, she tingles. She orders things she doesn’t need or want—extendible fan blade dusters, silver serving spoons (she never has dinner parties), and complicated underwear with clips and flying buttresses. Anything to get him to her door, this man whose brown eyes are… Read More
A Cambridge plant is expected to add 150 jobs in an operations expansion. Youth from across the country and lending a hand to fix up homes in the region. The Ohio Department of Commerce says it has warned an internet company to stop charging residents for unclaimed funds searches. Details in your morning audio update.
West Virginia is celebrating its 149th birthday and looking ahead to next year's sesquicentennial. West Virginia joined the Union as the 35th state on June 20, 1863. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will cut a birthday cake at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Capitol in Charleston. Other activities include Civil War re-enactors at Fort… Read More
A Guernsey County manufacturing company is expanding its operations. Quanex Building Products announced it will hire 150 additional employees over the next six months at its Cambridge manufacturing facility. The company produces a line of window-edge spacer products. It plans to add 20 production lines at its 417,000-square-foot facility. Renovations are expected… Read More
A mail-order hatchery in southwest Ohio says it's working closely with health officials investigating a new salmonella outbreak being traced back to their chicks. A statement issued by Mount Healthy Hatcheries, located just north of Cincinnati, says the company is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state officials. They also… Read More