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The latest news in southeast Ohio.
As his first day on the job approaches, the new dean of Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has an idea of "three campuses, one college" for the new schools in Dublin and Cleveland. Dr. Kenneth Johnson says the idea is to build off the uniqueness of each campus but really focus on connection…. Read More
The city of Portsmouth is set to open a new museum that will honor their hometown hero and his "happy trails." According to Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Kim Bauer, the new Roy Rogers Memory's museum will open this Wednesday during the city's 29th annual festival that celebrates the legacy of the King of… Read More
Folks in Hocking County now can make the claim they're "number one" and get backing from the country's premier website for camping and hiking. Tripleblaze.com has just released its list of Best Campgrounds in America, and Hocking Hills State Park is at the top of the heap. The campground beat out hundreds of camping… Read More
Health experts say girls and young women are not protecting themselves against cervical cancer as much as they should, and the problem is worse in Appalachia Ohio. The concern is with HPV: Human Papilloma Virus. Researchers at Ohio State University are working to better understand cancer in regions of Ohio and West Virginia. … Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
The city of Portsmouth is set to open a new museum that will honor their late hometown hero. The new Roy Rogers Memory's Museum will open this Wednesday during the cities 29th annual festival that celebrates the legacy of the King of the Cowboys, as he was known. Roy Rogers, born Leonard Slye, grew up in Portsmouth… Read More
The Copperheads found themselves in a pitcher’s duel in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday, but Southern Ohio got the edge over the Lima Locos in a 5-0 victory. The Cheads had a big inning in the fifth, scoring three runs off of some explosive hits. After two quick outs, Ben Otto hit a… Read More
Your update of state and regional news from the WOUB Newsroom.
A science panel says a probable link exists between exposure to a chemical used by a DuPont plant in West Virginia and both thyroid disease and ulcerative colitis. Attorneys for Mid-Ohio Valley residents released the findings Monday from the three-member C8 Science Panel. The report found no links between the chemical, also known as… Read More
Susan Stubbins: Hidden Pathways will be on display at the Zanesville Museum of Art through Sept. 8, featuring 61 recent works by the area artist and art educator.
It may be hard to believe, but another season of high school football is right around the corner. With practices starting, Gridiron Glory is going to take you around the viewing area for a series of "Conference Snapshots." Today's installment features teams from West Virginia. Parkersburg Big Reds: By Seth Austin In their third season… Read More
A coalition pushing changes to the way Ohio draws legislative and congressional districts expects to have more than enough signatures to qualify the proposed constitutional amendment for the fall ballot. Voters First Ohio estimated the signatures to be submitted to the Ohio secretary of state's office before Saturday's midnight deadline would push the total number… Read More
Volunteers found a 97-year-old Vinton County woman who had been missing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be assessing damage to the affected counties starting Monday with the verification expected to take up to 10 days. And a coalition pushing changes to the way Ohio draws legislative and congressional districts expects to have more than… Read More
Ohio drivers can expect to pay about a penny more per gallon at the gas pump this week. The average price for a gallon of regular gas was $3.46 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That's up slightly from about $3.45 last week. A… Read More
Authorities say a Kent State University student is due in court after allegedly posting a message on Twitter saying he planned to "shoot up" the northeastern Ohio campus. William Koberna was arrested at his parents' home in the Cleveland suburb of Brunswick Sunday afternoon. He's been charged with inducing panic, a felony, and aggravated… Read More
Southeastern Ohio emergency management officials are meeting with federal agency assessors this week to determine how much damage storms from late June caused to the region. Governor John Kasich last week requested the assessment as a means to get aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Jon Kochis, director of the Fairfield County EMA,… Read More