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The 200-year-old firearms manufacturer has struck a deal to stave off creditors as it tries to reorganize amid falls in sales and louder calls for gun control.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A project to bring high-speed internet capability to all of Kentucky’s 120 counties needs more than $100 million to keep it going, but state lawmakers seem wary of paying for it. Officials with Kentucky Wired made their case Monday to a panel of Kentucky lawmakers who will decide how to spend… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray says enhanced social services are key to fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis. The former federal consumer watchdog and state attorney general said Monday that Ohio can’t “arrest our way out” of the problem but must get at the epidemic’s root causes. Cordray’s plan calls for immediately declaring… Read More
Traci Molloy is a Brooklyn-based multimedia artist who graduated with a MFA degree in printmaking from Ohio University in 1995. In the years since her graduation, Molloy has bene featured in over 175 national exhibitions, and her thought provoking collaborations with adolescents have been profiled in two books, Empowering Children Through Art and Expression: Culturally… Read More
ATHENS — Last week, Athens City School’s Board of Education approved a new facilities master plan, but that’s not the end of the story. Now that the district is moving forward with the entire project, the board will decide what locally funded initiatives will be included, and whether a bond issue will be included on… Read More
A federal study that was examining the health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining — halted last fall by the Trump Administration — is officially over. The National Academies of Science disbanded the 11-person committee of scientists and experts assembled to work on the study. The committee was about five months into its research when… Read More
On Friday, March 23, the stage of the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium was graced by none other than Kenny G. The audiences enjoyed the soothing sounds of G’s sax, as well as his strategically placed saxophone jokes. Take a gander of the photos of the performer, taken by WOUB’s Austin Janning.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Division of Highways is holding two public meetings to discuss Gov. Jim Justice’s road construction projects, including work planned on Interstate 64. The division says the first meeting was set for Monday at the Hurricane Municipal Building. Another meeting will be held Thursday at the Milton Middle School…. Read More
The Sourwood trail is a connector trail in Sells City Park off of East State Street in Athens. Although the path is well worn and tall trees create a picturesque wall around it, it is, as stated by an online directory of hiking trails, a “connector trail,” which “has no details, though it will appear… Read More
An old saying in baseball and softball is that your first at-bat says a lot about the rest of your season. For Ohio University, their first at-bat was a home run. OHIO swept the Central Michigan Chippewas in three games to get out to a 3-0 start in conference play. The reigning Mid-American Conference runners-up… Read More