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Folks in southeast Ohio are getting a chance to move ahead in the workforce with free computer and Internet training classes. Connect Ohio, a program committed to bringing the benefits of universal broadband to the state, has paired up with Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action to offer basic computer training for free. "Ohio would like to see… Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
Plenty of hype has surrounded Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton this offseason. After breaking 12 single-season records and becoming the first Bobcat quarterback to throw for over 3,000 yards in 2011, Tettleton was named to the 2012 O'Brien Award Watch List and the 2012 Manning Award Watch List. Both awards are given to the nation's top… Read More
More than 1,000 Washington County customers of American Electric Power lost electrical service Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Rennie of AEP said those who lost power were almost entirely part of just one outage. More than 1,060 customers lost their service at 1:19 p.m. just as storms were moving through the region. Despite the timing Rennie said… Read More
Since forming at Ohio University in 1996, Red Wanting Blue has released nine albums and toured the U.S., averaging 200 shows a year.
On July 18, those years of hard work paid off when the band appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, playing to an estimated audience of 3.2 million viewers.
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Walker talks with author and sufferer of schizophrenia, Erin Hawkes. Although Hawkes was a sufferer of schizophrenia while earning her college degrees, including her masters degree in neuroscience, she still managed to excel both as a student and intellectually. She would also encounter episodes while… Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
A year-long air quality study has begun in fracking areas. Athens motorists face summer detours. These stories in your afternoon audio update.
Developers behind a controversial apartment complex in Lancaster will have to take their plans to the Board of Zoning Appeals for approval. Pearl House is meant to house homeless people who have substance-abuse problems and their families while they receive treatment. The plan has drawn criticism from some community members for its proposed downtown… Read More
The MAC Preseason Football Poll is out and the Ohio Bobcats are sitting at the top of the East. The 'Cats earned 17 first place votes to take a strong hold of the first place spot. Toledo earned seven first place votes and took the number one spot in the West Division. Ohio returns 15… Read More
Motorists around Athens are asked to avoid several street areas during the month of August as the city takes on a street improvement project. According to Andy Stone, city engineer and director public works, the project will focus on 13 street areas beginning on the city's west side August 6. The project runs through August… Read More
The East Guernsey Local School District will not put a levy on this November's ballot. Union workers will vote on a Constellium contract for employees at the Ravenswood, West Virginia plant. And higher education officials have voted unanimously to urge a ban of all tobacco product use at Ohio campuses. Details in your morning audio… Read More
A proposed contract covering around 700 union workers at an aluminum rolling mill in Ravenswood is up for a vote this week. Media outlets report that United Steelworkers Local 5668 is holding informational meetings for members Wednesday on Constellium Rolled Products' contract offer. Union workers will vote on the proposed contract Thursday and Friday…. Read More
The West Virginia Ethics Commission could decide whether to approve a deal with a former Wood County Sheriff at its next meeting. Ken Merritt, who is running for the office again in the November election, faced charges of ethics violations related to a criminal case involving his son in June of 2006. Merritt, while sheriff,… Read More