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Wesley Bright has been singing since he was a kid in church — and even though he’s now a rapidly rising star in the world of what could be called “nuevo retro music,” not so much has changed outside of that. He confesses that even though he is the least academically schooled in the technical… Read More
The Athens County Fair is going on this week, with plenty of livestock shows, baking competitions and even a poultry dress-up show. Here are some photos of the first few days of the fair, which continues until Saturday, August 12.
For the ninth time since its inception, Gridiron Glory, a student production at WOUB Public Media, won a major Student Production Award in Sports from the Ohio Valley division of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The win was for Gridiron Glory Episode 12 produced by Rachel Cherry and Matt Cudahy. John Noble was… Read More
Update 8/9/17 ZANESVILLE – The crack in South Zanesville Fire Chief Russell Taylor’s helmet is small, but it means the helmet must be replaced. According to the Zanesville Times Recorder, It’s just one of several pieces of firefighting equipment that was rendered unusable by the 300 tons of molten glass spilled at the Owens-Illinois glass… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The lawyer pursuing a possible lawsuit over a man’s death on a thrill ride that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair says he won’t rely on the manufacturer’s explanation that excessive corrosion was the cause. Attorney Mark Kitrick tells Cleveland.com that his firm hired a crash reconstruction company to investigate… Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky city is pursuing a study of how area immigrants can fill thousands of open jobs in the region. The Bowling Green Daily News reports the Bowling Green City Commission approved applying for a $12,500 Gateways for Growth grant on Tuesday, offered through New American Economy and Welcoming America…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich called for scientific breakthroughs aimed at solving the opioid crisis, and grant-seekers are answering with ideas such as remotely controlled medication dispensers, monitoring devices for addicts and pain-relieving massage gloves. Forty-four entities have expressed their intent to apply for up to $12 million in competitive research-and-development grants… Read More