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PHOTOS: WOUB’s Benefit Golf Tournament

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Tuesday, July 18 marked WOUB Public Media’s benefit golf tournament at the Athens Country Club. The weather was balmy, the course was beautifully maintained, and those who took part in the event were also treated to craft brew samples as a part of the Athens-wide Ohio Brew Week celebration. Check out these photos, by WOUB’s… Read More

Red and blue lights, as if from a police vehicle

Boy Left At Rest Stop, Grandparents Arrested

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Three Ohio residents face multiple drug charges after Florida authorities say they left a 6-year-old boy alone at a rest stop on Interstate 95. News outlets report 62-year-old James Robert Morey, 56-year-old Charlene Pitts and 55-year-old Andrea Jean Yantone were arrested Saturday when they returned to the rest stop near… Read More

Killers Want Execution Delay… Because Pain

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three condemned killers with upcoming execution dates asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a delay while they continue challenging Ohio’s new lethal injection method. Lawyers for the death row inmates argue the procedure’s first drug, the sedative midazolam, creates an unconstitutional risk of pain by not rendering prisoners deeply… Read More