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Starting Monday, all restaurant chains with 20 or more locations must post calorie counts on menus. Research suggests this information helps diners cut back on calories in small ways that add up.
Thousands of Ohioans are going to the polls tomorrow to cast their ballots in the primary for governor, US Senator, Congress and state lawmakers as well as a plan to change the redistricting process – and there are nearly 500 local levies and other issues on the ballot. More than 128,000 Ohioans have already voted… Read More
POMEROY, Ohio (AP) – A former jail officer accused of sexually assaulting or trying to sexually assault 11 female inmates and probationers he supervised has been indicted in Ohio on charges including kidnapping, sexual battery and attempted compelling prostitution. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 55-year-old Larry Tucker, of Pomeroy, worked at the Middleport Jail… Read More
The drugs are intended to treat serious mental illness and are not approved to treat dementia. But the AARP finds more patients living at home or in assisted living facilities are getting them.
May 31-June 3 will mark the 2018 edition of the Nelsonville Music Festival on the grounds of Robbins Crossing in Nelsonville. Headliners include none other than George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco, and The Black Angels. Although there are still more acts to be announced, it’s about time that you get to… Read More
The tick-borne illness is spreading north and south — about 300,000 U.S. cases a year. As scientists work on better diagnostic tests and surveillance tools, you can take steps to cut your risk.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) – An eastern Ohio sheriff’s office says deputies sent to take a 73-year-old man to a hospital fatally shot the man when he pointed a firearm at them through the window of a home. Authorities say deputies were called to the Fairview home Sunday afternoon on a doctor’s order after the man… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia wildlife officials have stretched the state’s 2018 whitetail hunting season by creating a new season and extending an existing one. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported the new season proposed by Division of Natural Resources officials is called the “Mountaineer Heritage Season.” It will span from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13,… Read More
Lindsey Goodman is an accomplished Ohio-based flutist, serving as the principal flutist at the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and as a soloist in the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. On May 11, 2018, she will release a brand new album, Returning to Heights Unseen, a record that utilizes contemporary, stunningly arranged music from living composers. WOUB’s… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – More than 3.3 million Kentuckians are registered to vote in the Bluegrass State’s May 22 primary elections, a net increase of about 62,000 voters since the 2016 general election. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said registered Democrats comprise just over 50 percent of the electorate while registered Republicans make… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginians will be heading to the polls in a midterm primary election with races up for grabs in the U.S. Senate, U.S. House and the Legislature. After 10 days of early voting, polls open Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. The Republican U.S. Senate primary has six… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – University of Cincinnati trustees will discuss revoking Bill Cosby’s honorary degree at a special meeting planned Tuesday. Yale, Temple and Carnegie Mellon universities are among those that have revoked honors for Cosby since the comedian’s sexual assault conviction last month. More than 20 colleges and universities across the U.S. had already revoked… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Records show the Ohio State Highway Patrol uses drug-sniffing dogs on stops involving black drivers at a higher rate than stops involving whites. Patrol data show blacks made up 28 percent of the nearly 17,000 stops where dogs were used from 2013 to 2017, although blacks make up about 13 percent… Read More
In this installment of Conversations From Studio B, David Wanczyk, the editor of the New Ohio Review, speaks with WOUB’s Emily Votaw about his first book, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind published on Swallow Press. The book examines the fascinating world of the National Beep Baseball Association, which has been… Read More