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Living in a rural area area compared to an urban area can be a challenge for members of the LGBT community. Mikaela Ashburn and Nicoli Shongwe talk with one Athens resident about what it is like to live in Athens
Finding the right support system is often the most crucial aspect of a person’s coming out experience, especially for young adults. Mallory Golski and Alyse Peck have a story on how one Greek organization at Ohio University is providing this safe space for members of the LGBT community and other minority groups.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Democratic and Republican nominees for governor will face off in their second and final head-to-head debate. Billionaire Democratic businessman Jim Justice and Republican state Senate President Bill Cole will participate in the West Virginia Broadcasters Association debate Tuesday. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Clay… Read More
With it being National Coming Out Day on Tuesday the 11th, we have a very special show for you. Special guest reporters from an LGBT Media class are featuring stories about what it means to be nonbinary, coming out in a rural area, diversity and inclusion within the Greek community, and LGBTQ identifying international students.
This Saturday will mark the second annual Morgan County Heritage Day in McConnelsville. The celebration was created by the Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau to encourage unity within the community and an appreciation of the rich heritage of Morgan County. The day-long festival will feature not only your standard fair food vendors and general… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he can’t prosecute civil rights charges against the Columbus police division because his office considers the police chief an employee. DeWine’s office will hire an outside lawyer to represent the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in its case accusing the police department of “unlawful discriminatory practices.”… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – A former Democratic state lawmaker and state treasurer candidate in Ohio plans to camp out outside one of the battleground state’s early voting locations in order to be first in line to vote. Connie Pillich, of Cincinnati, says she’ll take her place in front of the Hamilton County Board of Elections at… Read More
If your young mind ever transformed a refrigerator box into a rocket ship or a time traveling machine, you know precisely the power of imagination and how it can turn cardboard – or maybe even paper – into something a little bit magical. This Sunday, Oct. 16, paper doll expert Patti Fertel will speak on… Read More
The 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day will unfold from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 16 in the National Register Historic District of Shawnee, Ohio in southern Perry County. This year’s theme is Spirits of the Little Cities: Temperance & Taverns. The gathering will feature exhibits and panel discussions exploring… Read More
**Editor’s note: The students of WOUB News’ Investigative Unit are looking into the heroin epidemic of Southeast Ohio. This article is the first in a series of stories chronicling the situation and what steps are being taken to combat it. Be sure to follow @WOUBNews on Twitter and “Like” our Facebook page to stay up-to-date with our… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio State University plans to launch a study in conjunction with the construction of a 215-mile petroleum pipeline that stretches from eastern Ohio to the Michigan border. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports the Utopia East pipeline will transport 50,000 barrels a day of ethane and ethane-propane mixtures. Ohio State will conduct… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Democratic and Republican nominees for governor will face off in their second and final head-to-head debate. Billionaire Democratic businessman Jim Justice and Republican state Senate President Bill Cole will participate in the West Virginia Broadcasters Association debate Tuesday. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Clay… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohioans have until Tuesday to register to vote in next month’s presidential election. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says voters registered by Oct. 11 also will have the opportunity to weigh in on congressional and state legislative races, justices of the Ohio Supreme Court and appellate judges, and members of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will release a monthly report on the amount of unpaid wages it collects and returns employees each month. A release from the cabinet says officials recouped $205,972.61 in wages in September. The total for the year is $1.4 million. Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey says the report… Read More