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The latest news in southeast Ohio.
Gov. John Kasich says he's exploring an overhaul of Ohio's tax code to eliminate loopholes and other "special deals" that could be responsible for high state tax rates. The Republican governor said he still wants to deliver a modest statewide income tax cut with revenue from a severance tax increase on oil and gas drillers…. Read More
Your state and regional news from the WOUB newsroom.
The lawn chairs are pitched, the blankets unfurled and hundreds of people are gathered on the Campus Green at Ohio University in Athens. It's time for another performance of the "Under the Elms" Summer Concert Series. This free, outdoor concert by the Communiversity Band has been an Athens tradition since the 1940s. Part of that… Read More
A Columbus man has just been indicted for a robbery earlier this month in Athens. Domeion Mayo, 24, is charged with aggravated robbery and abduction. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn said Friday that authorities are still investigating charges against Mayo's alleged accomplice, Adam Lawson, also 24, and from Columbus. Mayo and Lawson allegedly… Read More
Scioto County sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place late Thursday night in Wheelersburg. Sheriff Marty Donini says his officers responded to a 911 call to a house at 9550 Old Gallia Pike around 10:20 p.m. The caller told dispatchers that his son had been involved in a shooting. Donini… Read More
Rob Smith, Ohio University baseball's new skipper added two coaches to his staff. Assistant coaches Craig Moore and Chris Berry will join the ‘Cats after a combined 25 years of coaching experience. Moore joins the staff after two seasons at Creighton with Smith where he worked primarily with catchers and hitters. He helped the Blue… Read More
Your update of state and regional news from the WOUB newsroom.
Trustees of the Guernsey County District Public Library will meet Friday afternoon to approve a new contract agreement with employees of the library system. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will conduct a controlled deer hunt on Blennerhassett Island near Parkersburg on Nov. 5 and 8. Details in your morning audio update.
Trustees of the Guernsey County District Public Library will meet Friday afternoon to approve a new contract agreement with employees of the library system Representatives of the district and from the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) Local 26 worked with a federal mediator and reached a tentative agreement on a contract Thursday afternoon. … Read More
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will conduct a controlled deer hunt on Blennerhassett Island near Parkersburg on Nov. 5 and 8. DNR Director Frank Jezioro says the hunt is needed to keep the deer population in balance with habitat conditions on the Ohio River island. Blennerhassett's deer population gets much higher than… Read More