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Some 73 years ago the DuPont Corporation introduced Teflon to the American marketplace, changing the face of the contemporary American kitchen. Teflon contains the highly toxic chemical C8, which impacts everything from the liver to one’s hormones to one’s lipid metabolism. The Devil We Know is a documentary by Stephanie Soechtig and Jeremy Seifert which… Read More
A small brush fire managed to burn about two acres before being put out by firefighters in The Plains Thursday afternoon. Branen Hansen says the fire started after his friend flicked his cigarette. “He said he flicked his cigarette cuz [sic] him and his old lady were arguing,” Hansen said. “And he walked away and… Read More
The three-day exercise involves more than 1,000 participants from state and federal agencies. The goal of this simulation is collaboration in the face of a common, large-scale threat.
A giant, textile woven puppet hangs from the corner of Ohio University’s Baker Center art gallery, welcoming guests into a world of vibrant creativity. A further walk into the space reveals a variety mediums; colorful paintings of realistic landscapes and abstract imaginations are framed next to black and white photographs. An intricately made mosaic hangs… Read More
The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP), Ohio University Multicultural Center and Women’s Center is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) “Women Speak Gala” a fine art exhibition and juried presentation of poetry, story and song, showcasing women artists from throughout eight Appalachian states, and featuring special guest musicians Carow, Kraus,… Read More
Political cartoonists, White House correspondents, photojournalists and Pulitzer prize winners were just a few of the careers represented at the 10th Schuneman Symposium. This year’s theme was “Covering Trump” and journalists and artists from a number of publications gathered to share how their different publications go about covering the president. The speakers asked one another… Read More
Journalists at the Chicago Tribune say they want to unionize to secure better pay and resources to fulfill their mission. Parent company Tronc sold the LA Times soon after its newsroom unionized.
Athens voters will have to decide whether to enact a program promoting renewable energy with an optional carbon fee. Households that chooses to pay the fee would see an increase of between $1.60 and $1.80 per month on their electric bills. The fee would fund the installation of solar panels on public buildings in Athens…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s concealed handgun licenses are now recognized in Minnesota West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office announced the addition on Wednesday. The attorney general’s website says more than 30 states recognize West Virginia licenses. Morrisey’s office said in a news release that it engaged in discussions with Minnesota officials to… Read More
A loud ding echos around the park as aluminum connects with cowhide sending the ball over the left-center fence. “That’s a good hit buddy, good hit!” These words are often heard at the ball park, normally coming from a coach or parent. It’s opening day at the Sandlot, on West State St. in Athens. Those words of… Read More