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Dr. Joe Gay recently retired from his position as Executive Director of Health Recovery Services. He still plans to work on combating the opioid addiction crisis in our region. But now he says he will use his newfound extra time to pursue other passions. He joins the WOUB News Team in this episode of #457SEO… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for infants in the heart of the nation’s opioid epidemic. Trump visited Lily’s Place in Huntington on Tuesday. The nonprofit facility, the first of its kind in the nation, works with addicted mothers’ newborns who are enduring the… Read More
This is the October 10, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, a reporter will take you to the Athens Area Stand Down event. A healthcare resource in the community is no more due to budget cuts. And an international student will share her perspective on clubs in college.
On Friday, October 13, James Elkington will bring his distinctive style of acoustic fingerpicking guitar to Stuart’s Opera House alongside bandmate Joan Shelley. Earlier this year, Elkington released his debut solo effort, Wintres Woma. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Elkington about his first solo record, what role nostalgia plays in his work, and why he… Read More
Joan Shelley is a woman of few words. Her latest release, “Joan Shelley,” is a testament to musical restraint — to minimalism utilized for maximum effect. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to her about recording with the famous Jeff Tweedy in the Wilco Loft in Chicago, as well as her thoughts on coming back to Athens… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health authorities say the state will get more than $1.9 million from a settlement with drug company Mylan Inc. over its emergency allergy injector. The Department of Health and Human Resources Medicaid Fraud Control Unit says it resolves allegations that Mylan made false Medicaid statements by classifying EpiPen as… Read More
The 23rd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day will unfold from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday, October 15 in the National Register Historic District of Shawnee, Ohio in southern Perry County. This year’s theme is Passages to Change: Transportation Transforms the Region. The gathering will feature exhibits, panel discussions, music, horse drawn… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio hosts Kentucky singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joan Shelley for an evening of music in the brand new Stuart’s lobby on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. James Elkington will open the show. The stunning, self-titled fourth album from the Kentucky singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joan Shelley began, surprisingly, with… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s attorney general is warning about a new scam that’s using his office to try and scare people into sending money over wire transfers. Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office was contacted after a Louisville resident received what appeared to be a letter from the attorney general’s office. It included… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia University Foundation plans to hold a 24-hour fundraising effort on Nov. 8 for the general unrestricted needs of its schools and colleges. According to the foundation, its inaugural “Day of Giving” donations will go toward its “State of Minds” campaign that ends this year. It includes scholarships as… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A statewide police group has announced its opposition to an Ohio bill that would cut the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don’t tell police that they have a weapon when they’re detained by authorities. Jay McDonald, president of the Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, says officers should know whether… Read More
PETERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Forestry officials say a wildfire in West Virginia continues to burn despite recent rainfall. The U.S. Forest Service says in an incident report that the 198-acre fire in the Monongahela National Forest was 30 percent contained Monday. The report says an inch of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Nate fell… Read More
On this episode of Teaching Matters, Scott discusses the problem, the challenge, and the rewards of technology, specifically cell phones, in the classroom with Dave Panzer, Director of Sales at Pocket Points, Inc. and Dr. Jeff Kuznekoff, Assistant Professor of Communication at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Pocket Points is a new app providing a… Read More
On this episode of Teaching Matters, host Scott Titsworth talks with Dr. Renee Middleton, Dean of Ohio University’s Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services, about how their college prepares new and experienced teachers for the constantly changing landscape of education.