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Gun culture runs deep in much of the Ohio Valley, where hunting is a revered tradition and the majority of state lawmakers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia boast “A” ratings from the National Rifle Association. But even here the growing national student activism on gun safety is taking hold in the wake of recent… Read More
Despite the real pain and anger over school shootings, the numbers show such incidents are not increasing. But statistics are cold comfort at a school where it’s happened.
Iron pops up in everything from oatmeal to rib-eye. But it’s not the same from every source – and how much you absorb depends in part on what you eat with it.
ATHENS — A mother and her boyfriend have been indicted in the death of a three-month-old baby. An Athens County grand jury returned indictments on Jerry Wayne Andresen, 21, and Christina Leigh Hazlett, 23, both of Athens. Both were charged with murder, aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault, two counts of endangering children, two counts… Read More
Congress passed an amendment in 1996 limiting the Centers for Disease Control’s ability to study gun control. That may change with the new budget, but gun violence researchers aren’t impressed.
People rarely need an excuse to unleash photos of their pets, but they get one today. The holiday was started in 2006 to promote puppy adoption.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Less than two months after being appointed as director of the West Virginia Office of Drug Control Policy, Michael Brumage has stepped down. The state Department of Health and Human Resources said in a statement that Brumage’s resignation Friday was effective immediately. He was appointed by Gov. Jim Justice on Feb…. Read More
Public health interventions and antiviral drugs have put HIV on the ropes in the U.S. But it’s unlikely that infections can be wiped out without a vaccine.
If you trust the internet, Athens is supposedly one of the most haunted places in Ohio. Especially around the former Athens Asylum, there is a lot of paranormal activity said to be going on. The huge brick building, set on the hill above Hocking River looks massive and many people find it a scary place… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he has formed a new unit and a hotline to fight elder abuse. Morrisey said in a statement that the civil litigation unit will be dedicated to holding accountable anyone who abuses, exploits or neglects senior citizens. He said the unit will use a… Read More