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Unofficial results are in for Scioto County. Scioto County citizens voted against a 1 Mill Levy For Adams High School 4,989-8,023. Residents of Clay township voted in favor of a 1.25 Mill Fire Protection Levy 643-330. Clay township passed a 1.5 Mill Road Improvement Levy 613-371. Residents of Clay Township voted in favor of a… Read More
Unofficial election result are in for Hocking County. Hocking Co. Meals on Wheels passed a 0.25 renewal levy with 4,622 votes for and 1,229 votes against. Good Hope Township voters renewed a 0.5-mill fire protection levy 226-47. Logan City Council’s newest member representing the 1st ward is Judie Woltz Henniger beating incumbent Chad Ricketts 233-154. Murray City Village residents… Read More
Belmont County citizen renewed the 1.5-mill senior services levy by 10,322 to 2,999 votes. The City of St. Clairsville residents renewed the 1.95-mill operating expenses levy by 855 to 554 votes. Barnesville Village voters passed the 1.5-mill EMS Levy by a vote of by 414 to 223. Bridgeport Residents renewed the 2-mill current operating expenses… Read More
Ross County citizens renewed the 0.5-mill senior citizen’s services levy by 9,126 to 3,567 votes. Ross Country residents renewed the 1-mill children’s services levy by 8,362 to 4,258 votes. The expenses levy for the 1.2-mill Zane Trance Local School renewed by a vote of 1,060 to 963. Twin Township voters renewed the 2-mill fire protection… Read More
Unofficial results are in for Tuscarawas County. In the Village of Newcomerstown, Heather Wells (with 366 votes), David Sheperd (310 votes), Randy Little (249 votes), and James Friel (190 votes) earned seats on the Village Council, defeating Phillip Lambes (170 votes) and John Buss (159 votes). In the Village of Strasburg, Dustin Briggs (with 462… Read More
Pickaway County residents approved the 0.5 mill park district levy, with 5,765 votes supporting the measure and 4,581 against. Circleville residents voted in favor of the proposed ordinance by 2,132 votes to 473 votes. The Village of New Holland residents did not renew the 1.5-mill current expenses levy with 42 votes for the levy and… Read More
Guernsey County voters approved an additional levy for the sheriffs office’s advanced 911 emergency response system with more than 6,000 votes. Meals on Wheels will be keeping its 0.5-mill levy with a 7,379 to 1,219 vote from the citizens. Westland Township’s voters moved in favor of a replacement 0.4-mill fire protection levy with 344 votes…. Read More
New faces will take over positions on the Athens City Council and school boards around the county, based on unofficial election results from Tuesday. Peter Kotses narrowly edged into the highest vote count in the at-large Athens City Council race, with 1,527 votes (25 percent). Sarah Hodges Grace will also join council, finishing second with… Read More
Unofficial Results are in for Gallia County. Voters in Raccoon Township renewed their 0.3-mil fire protection levy for 5 years by a margin of 372 votes to 86 votes. Voters in Springfield Township renewed their 1-mil fire protection levy for 5 years by a margin of 480 votes to 131 votes. Voters in Lawrence County… Read More
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1968. The last time the Ohio Bobcats (7-2, 4-1) defeated the Toledo Rockets (8-1, 5-0) in back-to-back seasons. Ohio gets another chance to break that trend on Wednesday night when they welcome the Rockets into Peden Stadium for a matchup between the two best offensive units in the Mid-American Conference. Ohio and Toledo rank first and… Read More
EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say 100 people have been charged with hundreds of counts of drug trafficking, including allegations of flooding the state with doses of deadly synthetic opioids. Investigators allege the drug trafficking ring has operated mainly between Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) and Columbiana counties in eastern and northeastern Ohio since 2014. A 756-count… Read More
The Meigs County Jail has been operating out of the same building for the last 121 years. As it has not been maintained, it now can only house five inmates at a time. On Election Day voters will choose whether they would approve a new tax levy for the construction and operating of a new… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Survey crews with the National Weather Service say tornadoes touched down in at least 11 Ohio counties during a storm outbreak over the weekend. Nearly all of those were in the state’s northern half where tornadoes and straight-line winds on Sunday left a trail of damaged businesses and homes. There haven’t… Read More
Educator ideas, personal inspiration, and the science behind kindness… The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is the go-to place for all things kind. Brooke Jones is the Vice President of the organization and shares with us her own personal kindness transformation in this episode. To become a Raktivist or simply learn more about the benefits… Read More
The latest data on deaths by gun violence shows how the U.S. ranks among rich nations and lower income countries.
This is the November 7, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. This week is our election special. OUtlet reporters break down the Meigs County Jail Levy, Issue 2, The Athens County Board of Education race, and the Athens Cannabis Ordinance. Keep up with all the election results on WOUB’s Facebook page.
The attorney for Rene Boucher says “a matter that most people would regard as trivial” is behind an incident that left Sen. Rand Paul with five broken ribs.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Kroger employees have ratified a new union contract covering 4,200 workers at 34 grocery stores in West Virginia and five in Ohio and Kentucky. WVVA-TV reports that about 1,000 members of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 voted Monday in Charleston and Clarksburg. The contract with the grocery chain was… Read More
Ohioans at the polls will vote on victim’s rights, drug prices and many local candidates and issues. Issue 1 is the constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law, which would put victims’ rights in the Ohio constitution. The controversial and costly Issue 2 is the Drug Price Relief Act, a proposed law, not a constitutional amendment…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state says law enforcement agencies representing nearly eight of every 10 Ohio officers have been fully certified on new standards governing the use of deadly force and other policies. An advisory board commissioned by Republican Gov. John Kasich created the standards after a series of fatal police shootings in Ohio… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky’s state Capitol. FBI spokesman David Habich says the agency is reviewing the information to determine if federal laws were broken. GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover resigned his leadership position on Sunday after admitting he settled a… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state. Andy Beshear filed a lawsuit Monday against Endo Pharmaceuticals and Endo Health Solutions concerning the opioid prescription drug Opana ER. The company announced in July it would stop… Read More
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) – The State Fair of West Virginia plans to feature an ice skating rink, Christmas lights display and Santa Claus visits starting Dec. 12 at the fairgrounds in Lewisburg. Christmas at the Fair, scheduled to continue through Jan. 1, is planned for the Ag Pavilion on the north end of the grounds,… Read More
On this episode, Scott Titsworth welcomes two members of the Appalachian Peace & Justice Network, a non-profit organization that empowers and challenges groups and individuals to work for peace and social justice, to talk about how the organization helps to embed social and emotional learning directly into schools in the region. Mara Giglio, director of… Read More