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For the last two weeks, heavy rains have pelted Southeast Ohio, causing excessive ground saturation and flash flooding. Roads have seemingly turned into rivers, while parks have turned into lakes. The Sunday Creek spilled over its banks in the village of Trimble Tuesday, causing more than a foot of water to spill on to the… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, George Eberts, Tom O’Grady and Bob Eichenberg discuss a host of astronomical items and events. Eberts, O’Grady and Eichenberg discuss the history behind the constellations, the moons of Saturn and even some ancient Mythology.
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Milena Miller talks with Appalachian Community Visiting Nurses, Hospice and Health Services interns Corey Perez, Kiefer Gorton and Joel Glenn. Miller, Perez, Gorton and Glenn discuss Appalachian Community Visiting Nurses relationship with Ohio University, the diversity in disciplines among Appalachian Community interns and Appalachian Community’s Flower… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Joan Butcher talks with Paul Logue, Athens city planner, and Andy Stone, Athens city engineer and director of public works. Butcher, Logue and Stone discuss the Essence of Athens project and summer construction projects around the City of Athens, including renovations to the Ox Bow Bridge… Read More
Heavy rains have caused concerns in various parts of the region today. Plus, a Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department official says thest have found the West Nile virus in some mosquitoes in the area. These stories and more in this special Tuesday NewsWrap.
Heavy rain has caused some problems throughout the region today. City of Athens police have identified a person of interest in connection with yesterday's robbery of the Peoples Bank in the City of Athens. Details in your afternoon update.
Emergency officials in Perry County are shifting into recovery mode after flood waters forced some residents to evacuate their homes. The county declared an emergency Tuesday morning because of flooding in the villages of Corning and Crooksville, according to Perry County Emergency Management Agency Director Rita Spicer. Five buildings at the Village Green apartment complex… Read More
Thirty people have been arrested during a United Mine Workers of America protest against Patriot Coal in West Virginia. UMWA President Cecil Roberts and AFL-CIO Vice President Arlene Holt-Baker are among those arrested. The UMWA says 5,000 people attended Tuesday's protest in Fairmont. They came from Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West… Read More
E.W. Scripps Professor Mary Rogus steps onto the elevator at Court Yard Apartments in Athens carrying a load of supplies to one of four apartments upstairs. She's been washing towels and sheets all morning preparing for the arrival of a group of Journalism Professors from 16 different countries. The scholars are part of a State… Read More
The boy accused of striking Brittany Jeffers during the March riot that took her life pleaded to a misdemeanor rioting charge Monday in Pickaway County Juvenile Court. Prosecutor Matt Tootle told Judge Jan Michael Long that he had enough evidence to prove Brandon Bolin, 17, committed his original charge of aggravated rioting, but he offered… Read More