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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.
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
With the possibility of a derecho and other severe weather, the Director of Athens County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Department is reminding residents to only call their offices to report an emergency. Dan Pfeiffer told WOUB News that no extra precautions were needed for his office in lieu of the storms expected to impact the region… Read More
As consumers, if we cannot pronounce the ingredients on the salad dressing label how can we expect our bodies to process it? Sometimes we snatch it off the shelf anyway because we want flavor…Pop! Zing!…and, we want convenience. We are offered so many alternatives to steer us away from the clutches of processed foods, and,… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Ian James, chief executive officer of The Strategy Network and a gay-rights advocate based in Columbus, Ohio. An Athens native, James received his Bachelor of Arts from Ohio University, where he studied political science. Over the years, he has produced hundreds of direct-mail… Read More
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
Glass Harp, featuring guitar great Phil Keaggy, in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from May 11, 2013.
A new trial is underway for a man convicted in the drowning of his 3-year-old stepson and disappearance of the boy's 2-year-old brother during an eastern Ohio camping trip. A defense attorney tells the Zanesville Times Recorder he anticipates Richard Klein Jr. will testify in his own defense. The retrial started Tuesday. Klein and his… Read More
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
Businesses in West Virginia and Ohio are being surveyed to determine whether the Mid-Ohio Valley could support a proposed multipurpose ballpark. The surveys are being distributed by tourism agencies and chambers of commerce in Parkersburg, and in Belpre and Marietta in Ohio. Wood County Development Authority president Cam Huffman tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel… Read More