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Free throws are the story for both Nelsonville-York (15-6, 9-2 TVC-Ohio) and Meigs (10-11, 6-6 TVC- Ohio) tonight. When the clock was coming to its final buzzer, both teams were fouling to force the opposing team’s player to a clutch situation. Unfortunately for both teams, they could not make their free buckets. It wasn’t until… Read More
As Pence heads to South Korea to represent the U.S. at the Winter Olympics, he plans to counter North Korea’s media messaging and push allies to maintain pressure on the nation.
Popping a tire in an Athens pothole these days is about as likely as sliding on ice. This year’s frigid temperatures have created more potholes than usual. According to summitengineer.net potholes are caused by the expansion and contraction of water after it has entered into the ground under the pavement. When snow and ice melts… Read More
Michelle Waters, editor of Hold the Note, a publication that focuses on regional music throughout Southeast Ohio, West Virginia and surrounding areas, is hard at work putting the finishing touches on the Undercurrent Winter Festival, a music festival which will take place over the course of Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10 at the Peoples… Read More
The psychiatric profession is still divided, but there are treatment programs, apps and a new public campaign to address media overuse.
WOUB Public Media has been treated with the very special privilege of premiering The Crooked Spines‘ video for “Definite Maybe,” the the first single off their recently released “Canyons.” The video features glimpses of some of your favorite regional spots, all under a palatable veneer of melancholy. The song itself, a synth-laden meditation on the kind of loneliness one can only… Read More
APPLE GROVE, W.Va. (AP) – A company based in Taiwan says it is buying a former polymer producer in Mason County, West Virginia. Taipei-based Far Eastern New Century Corporation says that it has successfully bid about $34 million for the plant formerly owned by M&G Polymers USA LLC in Apple Grove. The transaction also includes… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – State officials have announced an online tool to join Kentucky’s fight against opioid drug misuse. Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration says the website – Find-Help-Now-KY.org – allows people to search in real-time for a local substance use disorder treatment center. The new tool will be promoted as part of the governor’s “Don’t… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Education is looking for more local nonprofit agencies to join a summer program that feeds tens of thousands of children when they aren’t getting meals at school. Sponsoring organizations in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program are reimbursed for providing free meals at sites such as… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An expansion of a block grant program will mean more than $1.5 million for broadband internet projects in West Virginia. Gov. Jim Justice says a dozen projects are aimed at providing high-speed internet more than 300,000 homes. He says grants have been awarded to county commissions in Gilmer, Hampshire, Jackson, Mingo,… Read More