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Divestment Proposal Pits Coal States Against California

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Political leaders in West Virginia and Kentucky are joining a coalition of states threatening to sue California over a program the state is pushing that would drop investments in coal. This week the attorney general of West Virginia joined 11 other Republican attorneys general and the governor of Kentucky in signing a letter to the commissioner of… Read More

Serial Rapist Gets 40 Years

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An Athens man hunted by local law enforcement as a serial rapist admitted to his crimes and received four decades of prison time on Tuesday. Shawn Lawson, 26, formerly of Hawks Nest Road, changed his plea to guilty in Athens County Common Pleas Court, and was sentenced to 40 years in prison by Judge George… Read More

Tantrum Theater’s “Caroline, Or Change”

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Caroline, Or Change is the lauded sung-through musical by acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America). Kicking off on July 7, Ohio University’s professional theater company, Tantrum Theater, will host a production of the work at Dublin’s Abbey Theater, directed by Robert Barry Fleming. On this installment of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s Emily Votaw… Read More

Gladden House Sessions 2017: The Cactus Blossoms

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The Cactus Blossoms hail from St. Paul, MN, and since 2013 they have been building a thoroughly infectious sound with a hybrid of aching songwriting and Everly Brothers inspired vocals. Recently “discovered” by rockabilly revivalist JD McPherson, brothers and guitarist/vocalists Jack Torrey and Page Burkum joined McPherson in the studio to deliver the widely heralded debut You’re Dreaming (Red… Read More