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Dentists warn patients to stay away from sodas, but people who live in southeast Ohio and West Virginia are some of the heaviest consumers of the drinks. "Mountain Dew mouth" is a term coined by dentists who say it causes tooth decay and toothlessness due to drinking excessive amounts of soda. Studies show that Appalachian… Read More
Sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday at the age of 92. Back in June of 2001, I had the privilege to talk with him about his career and his new live recording, Full Circle: Carnegie Hall. On hearing the news today, I thought it fitting to search through our vaults and post the audio…. Read More
The Ridges' front man shares his top music picks of 2012, including releases from Andrew Bird, Kishi Bashi, Lord Huron and The Lumineers.
West Virginia has restored public school control in full for one county and in part for another. Lincoln County regained its nine schools with around 3,700 students with a Wednesday vote by the state Board of Education. The board also returned some powers to Grant County but kept oversight of personnel and finances. Grant has… Read More
Ohio has reached an agreement with the federal government on a plan aimed at better coordinating medical care for some of the state's sickest and most expensive patients. State officials want to streamline the way health care is delivered to Ohioans enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare. The two programs operate fairly independently of each… Read More
The Rev. Horton Heat will bring its high-octane, Texas-style rockabilly to Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Mark Hellenberg has a preview.
As we near Christmas, the team’s struggles have continued. We are currently 1-9 in our league and sitting at the bottom of the standings. Our lone win came against BBC Nyon at home by 13 points. Our defeats have been by close to 20 points each contest. We are generally able to compete with teams… Read More
An 18-year-old New Lexington man is in custody facing charges connected to an incident that forced the lockdown of a school district Tuesday. New Lexington police arrested Austin Brooks in the Roseville area early Wednesday morning with assistance from the Muskingum County and Perry County sheriff's offices. Brooks' grandfather had filed a report with police… Read More
UPDATE: 2:29 p.m. A portion of Western Avenue in Chillicothe remains closed after an active meth lab was discovered inside a home. Police were serving a search warrant at 52 Western Avenue just before 10 a.m. Wednesday. Western Avenue is closed between Main Street and Water Street. Police arrested Hope Mckenzie, 25, and Charles Bundy, 27,… Read More
Scubadog guitarist and 3 Elliott Studio owner/operator Josh Antonuccio shares his top music picks of the year, including releases by Grizzly Bear, JD McPherson, Dr. John and Jack White.