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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap – 6/12/13


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All eyes are to the sky as severe weather is expected Wednesday and Thursday. Plus, Owners of exotic animals in Ohio would be required to meet new caging, safety and caretaking standards under proposed rules slated for review Wednesday by a legislative panel. These stories and more in your Wednesday NewsWrap.

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Severe Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power

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UPDATE 3:18 p.m. Thousands of people are without electricity as thunderstorm move away from Southeast Ohio into West Virginia. The storms are also causing high water and flooding.  Hardest hit are counties in West Virginia. According to AEP Ohio's outage map the following counties are reporting outages: Jackson: 879 Scioto: 639 Pike: 394 Ross: 125 Marshall:… Read More

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RedStorm Sign William Mason Guard Herren


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The University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team announced the singing of guard Aly Herren to the 2013 recruiting class Wednesday via RioRedStorm.com. Herren, a 5-foot-5 guard led the William Mason Comets to a 22-2 record this past season, falling to Kettering Fairmont 67-63 in overtime in the Division I regional semifinals.  She averaged four… Read More

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Copper Wire Theft Leaves Thousands Without Power, Hocking College Closed

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UPDATE 3:05 p.m. Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly says his department may have a person of interest related to the theft of copper wire from a American Electric Power Ohio's station in Nelsonville that left thousands of customers without electricity. Sheriff Kelly said investigators are waiting on AEP Ohio to positively identify some copper wire as… Read More

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Winds Of Change: A Talk With Geoffrey Dabelko


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Geoffrey Dabelko, professor and director of Environmental Studies at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. Dabelko is also a senior advisor for the Global Sustainability and Resilience Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington,… Read More

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Ohio River Sweep Set For Saturday

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Thousands of volunteers will gather along the banks of the Ohio River this weekend to collect trash and debris. The annual Ohio River Sweep is being held Saturday in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The cleanup is sponsored by the Cincinnati-based Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. Volunteers are being provided with… Read More