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Video of the Day: “Under the Elms” Concert Series Finale

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ATHENS, OH — Hundreds gathered on Ohio University’s College Green Wednesday evening for the final concert in the “Under the Elms” series. The “Communiversity Band” –comprised of OU students and faculty, as well as area musicians—played patriotic tunes to celebrate America ahead of the upcoming Independence Day festivities. Andrew Trachsel, Ohio University Director of Bands Andrew,… Read More

Voices from the West Virginia Floods


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Freelance photojournalist Rebecca Sell traveled down to West Virginia and captured the sights and sounds of people starting the process of clean up and recovery after flash floods swept through portions of the state. In the third part of our series (above) we meet Bill Ore, who has owned Clendenin Pharmacy for more than 40… Read More

Audit: Dead People Got Food Stamps, $29M Spent Out-of-State

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say a $48,000 audit of Ohio’s food stamp program found roughly $31,000 in questionable costs, including benefits used by dead people and duplicate payments. State Auditor Dave Yost released the findings of Ohio’s $2.5 billion Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on Tuesday. The audit found 36 cases where recipients received… Read More