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If at first you don’t succeed… A second request by the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office has been granted regarding the continuing of oral arguments in the appeal of a New York man sentenced to 30 years in prison. Oral arguments in the third appeal of Charles Nguyen, 36, were originally scheduled for May 28, but… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Attorneys for former executives charged in a chemical spill again said they can’t draw an unbiased West Virginia jury. In a Charleston federal court hearing Monday, attorneys for ex-Freedom Industries executives Gary Southern and Dennis Farrell argued for a venue change, citing a survey they commissioned. They said news coverage of… Read More
Nashville band Natural Child rocked the Nelsonville Music Festival’s Porch Stage audience on Saturday evening. Here’s a clip of their performance, produced by WOUB students Derek Long, Rob Kerr and AJ Minney.
More than a year’s work will come to fruition this Saturday when Devil’s Kettle Brewing in Athens has its grand opening. “My first two batches are already in kegs,” said owner Cameron Fuller, who was busy Monday putting the finishes touches on the Columbus Road brewery’s tap room. He said five kinds of beer will… Read More
North Carolina duo Mandolin Orange made their Nelsonville Music Festival debut on May, 29, 2015. Here’s a clip of their performance, produced by WOUB students AJ Minney, Rob Kerr and Derek Long.
Acoustic guitar tunes filled the air, storms clouds had gathered, but not yet burst on the crowds, school-aged kids cooled off with a water balloon fight and many festival goers sun bathed on the grass, waiting for the next act to take the 11th annual Nelsonville Music Festival main stage. “It’s this big music festival… Read More
Here’s a clip of Colorado-based Elephant Revival performing at the 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival, produced by WOUB students Rob Kerr, AJ Minney and Derek Long.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Grocery giant Kroger Co. plans to bring nearly 650 jobs to new centers in a suburban city in southwest Ohio. Kroger and Ohio officials announced Monday the $46 million investment by Kroger in buildings and renovations for a distribution center and a business administration center for customer service, human resources recruiting and… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Ohio egg farmers are taking extra steps to protect their flocks from the avian flu, which has led to 40 million dead birds in the United States. The Dayton Daily News reports farmers are going to extremes to protect their birds in Darke County, the second-largest egg producing county in the… Read More
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine was awarded $600,000 by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a program to improve health and lower health costs for patients with Type 2 diabetes in Southeastern Ohio. According to Jane Hamel-Lambert, Ph.D., M.B.A., principal investigator… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says oil and natural gas production in the state continues to rise. Statistics released by the department Monday show more than 4.4 million barrels of oil and 183 billion cubic feet of natural gas were produced during the first three months of the year. During… Read More
LOGAN, Ohio – An Ohio man was indicted by a Hocking County grand jury for allegedly running a livestock and vehicle scheme through three states, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Brandon White, 28, of Lucasville, was indicted for running a scheme in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia where he allegedly purchased over $30,000 worth… Read More
Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate dean for innovation at the Scripps College of Communication, recently led a team of women to the top award at International Women’s Media Foundation Summit and Hackathon in New York City. They developed a new tool called TrollBusters to help women journalists and bloggers fend off cyber bullying and other misogynistic… Read More
Three coal-fired power plants in West Virginia have shut down operations. Media outlets report that Appalachian Power’s Kanawha River Power Station at Glasgow, the Kammer Power Station near Moundsville and the Phillip Sporn Power Station at New Haven were closed Sunday. Appalachian Power had announced in 2011 that it planned to close the plants, along… Read More