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Greg Lee, Kentucky’s HIV/AIDS educator, starts the town hall on a somber note. “How many people in this room know someone who has died of an overdose death?” It is a standing-room only crowd. Most hands go up. “Amazing,” he says, sadly. The meeting is at the Bourbon County Public Health Department, just next to… Read More
President Trump spoke to Defense Secretary James Mattis about using military money to build the wall. But Congress — and the Constitution — might get in the way.
The 1996 law is praised by the tech industry as the core pillar of Internet freedom. But its path also runs through some of the darkest corners of the Web, such as online sex trafficking of children.
Four Democrats on the Senate oversight committee for the Census Bureau say they’re worried the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census is “tainted by improper political considerations.”
The 45th annual Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF) will take place April 9-15, with the dozens upon dozens of screenings taking place at the Athena Cinema on Court Street, and a number of affiliated celebratory events taking place throughout the city of Athens. The festival is a little bit like a major holiday for… Read More
Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says politicians like him have lost the trust of their citizens and it needs to be restored.
The TEACH grant helps future teachers pay for college or a master’s. Many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A rare opening for a U.S. House seat in central Ohio that Republicans have held for 35 years and which Democrats now see as competitive has attracted 18 candidates. Republican Pat Tiberi retired from the 12th congressional district in January after nearly 18 years, setting off a flurry of competition for… Read More
Pam DeCamp is a seasoned photographer who is based out of Southeast Ohio. Although she took a bit of a break from professional photography when she decided to go back to school and become a nurse, she never stopped taking pictures, and she started her artistic work again in 2009. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to… Read More
Dramatic photos show thousands of the cars awaiting their fate. Volkswagen says it has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back diesel cars in the U.S.
For the past eight years the annual World Music and Dance Festival has been bringing international culture to Ohio University’s Athens campus. The event, which takes place in spring semester towards the end of March, is organized by Zelma Badu-Younge (professor of African, modern, and jazz dance techniques, choreography, dance ethnography, and world culture) and… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s largest public school districts are closed due to widespread absences Friday among teachers angered by the Legislature’s passage of a pension overhaul. Students in Louisville and Lexington are affected as at least eight Kentucky school districts have had to close schools due to employee absences. The Kentucky Education Association calls… Read More
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio student who was one of two shot when a classmate opened fire in a school cafeteria has received detention for participating in a mass student walkout over gun violence. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports 16-year-old Cooper Caffrey and 42 other students walked out of Madison High School as part of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Senate has voted to increase death benefits for the surviving spouses and children of police officers killed in the line of duty. The bill cleared the Senate on Thursday. It returns to the House, which could send the measure to Gov. Matt Bevin if it accepts minor changes to… Read More