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500-Plus Layoffs Possible in Ohio Uranium Plant Cleanup

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PIKETON, Ohio (AP) – A company is warning of more than 500 potential layoffs from a workforce demolishing huge buildings and other facilities at a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. The announcement from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth is the latest development in the lengthy decontamination and decommissioning process for the 1950s-era Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant… Read More

Executives-In-Residence Provide Specific Expertise to Local Entrepreneurs

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For this special series of “Innovation Conversations,” WOUB’s Tom Hodson welcomes Jeff Doose, Executive-In-Residence at TechGROWTH Ohio and the Ohio University Innovation Center, to Studio B for a discussion on innovation in Southeast Ohio. Doose has been an Executive-In-Residence at TechGROWTH Ohio and the Ohio University Innovation Center since 2001. He brings both financial and… Read More

Growth Has Been the Hallmark of the Innovation Center Under Jennifer Simon’s Leadership

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For this special series of “Innovation Conversations,” WOUB’s Tom Hodson welcomes Jennifer Simon, Director of the Ohio University Innovation Center, to Studio B for a discussion on innovation in Southeast Ohio. When Jennifer Simon took over as director of the Ohio University Innovation Center in March 2009, she infused new energy into the Center and… Read More

Glazer Helps Develop an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Promote Innovations

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For this special series of “Innovation Conversations”, WOUB’s Tom Hodson welcomes John Glazer, director of TechGROWTH Ohio at Ohio University, to Studio B for a discussion on innovation in Southeast Ohio. Glazer has a wealth of entrepreneurial experience. He has been the founder and CEO of five startup companies, including Little Professor Book Centers and… Read More

Live Healthy Appalachia Presents Health Summit


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Live Healthy Appalachia is presenting an Appalachian Health Summit September 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center in Athens. The event features regionally and nationally known and respected speakers offering evidence-based approaches for healthcare professionals and educators in the community to promote and identify positive lifestyle changes… Read More

Appeals Court Upholds Order For Ky. Clerk To Issue Marriage Licenses

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a northeastern Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis objects to issuing same-sex marriage licenses for religious reasons. She stopped issuing marriage licenses the day after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned state bans on… Read More