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Mark Hellenberg reviews the latest from Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.
Local Democrats are both surprised and pleased with today's Supreme Court decision that upholds the Affordable Care Act. “It was probably his [President Barack Obama's] biggest accomplishment in office, having this upheld,” said Kathy Hecht, Athens County Democratic Chair and Athens City Auditor. In the ruling, the high court decided the most controversial provision, the… Read More
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James Hill reviews Erika Dillman's funny, yet insightful, book The Party of Your Life: Get the Funeral You Want by Planning It Yourself, and makes a playlist for his future sendoff.
The 400 or 500 people convicted of felonies each year in Athens County should have an easier time finding jobs thanks to a bill the governor signed earlier this week. The bill will mainly bring ex-felons back to work as cosmetologists, salvage-yard dealers and construction workers. However, there are still several steps to go before… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Kelee Riesbeck talks with Heather Lawrence-Benedict about the 40th anniversary of Title IX. Lawrence-Benedict explains that Title IX is a fairly misunderstood law; it does not just relate to women's equal rights to participate in athletics, as many think. Lawrence-Benedict says, "[Title IX] is really a… Read More
The woman accused of murdering her daughter-in-law in Hocking County last year pleaded guilty in court Thursday afternoon as part of a bargaining agreement. Hocking County Prosecutor Laina Fetherolf says Sandra Inman was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison following her change in plea. Inman agreed to plead guilty to all charges… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Maureen Wagner talks with Ohio University College of Fine Arts Interim Dean Madeleine Scott. Scott has served as the director of the School of Dance for 15 years. Since 2010, she has also been the interim director of the School of Theater. Scott joined Ohio University in… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Maureen Wagner talks with the 2012 – 2013 College of Fine Arts interim dean Madeleine Scott. Scott discusses her discovery of the arts at a young age, her journey from New York to Athens, and her new role of interim dean at the College of Fine… Read More
Yesterday, WOUB News reported the findings of a new study that says art and cultural events generated more than 700 jobs in Athens County during 2010 and had an economic impact of more than $24 million. Public presentations of the Arts and Economic Prosperity IV Study will be held at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville… Read More