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Athens County is under a red flag warning until 8 p.m. Thursday as high temperatures are expected to peak between 95 and 100 degrees in the afternoon. The warning from the National Weather Service means people in the area are advised to avoid open burning or discarding cigarette butts when driving or near grassy areas…. Read More
The latest news for Southeast Ohio.
The individual mandate survives. The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul: ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty. The decision means the historic overhaul will continue to take effect over the next several… Read More
For the second installment in the Sessions @ WOUB series, we are proud to present the retro-country/western swing group The Sweetback Sisters. Hailing from Brooklyn, N.Y., the band has been touring relentlessly since the release of their album, Chicken Ain't Chicken, in 2009. Formed by Emily Miller and Zara Bode, the group's honky-tonk sound recalls… Read More
A Cambridge woman faces charges in connection with a Guernsey County double homicide, but it's unclear if additional suspects will be charged. Maigen Blanchard, 23, was charged Wednesday in Cambridge Municipal Court with a felony count of complicity to commit aggravated robbery. Her charge relates to the deaths of Christopher Morrison and Justain Nelson… Read More
The family of an Ohio man who died after his leg was ripped off at West Virginia's Shoemaker Mine has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Consol Energy. Charles McIntire, 62, of Shadyside died in October 2011, when a ditch-digging machine surged forward and ran over him. The lawsuit says Consol and McIntire's supervisor… Read More
Temperatures are expected to soar to triple digits Thursday in some parts of Ohio. The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories for counties in central Ohio and predicts the high temperature in the Athens area to reach 95 degrees. Some southwestern counties, such as Hamilton and Montgomery, have been issued excessive-heat warnings. Forecasters… Read More