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Ohio native Patrick Sweany has been performing his brand of roots/blues/rock music since the 1990s, with shows throughout the U.S. and several critically acclaimed albums under his belt. This Friday, he returns to Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg talked with Sweany about the show and his new album, Close to the Ground.
A former caretaker of a mansion owned by the Longaberger Co.'s CEO has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing $1.5 million from the basket company heiress. Fifty-three-year-old Douglas Thompson, of Pataskala, had pleaded guilty in March in Zanesville to one count of aggravated theft for stealing from Tami Longaberger, CEO of the… Read More
The Division of Natural Resources will allow deer hunting this fall at two state parks – Blennerhassett Island in Wood County and Stonewall Resort in Lewis County. The Blennerhassett hunt is Nov. 12-14. Stonewall's hunt is Nov. 18-20. DNR Director Frank Jezioro says overly large herds create an imbalance that subjects the animals to poor… Read More
A former Ripley, WV police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that George Michael Puskas II, 31, entered the plea Monday in federal court in Charleston. According to prosecutors, Puskas established a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old in March 2010 and took sexually explicit pictures and video… Read More