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Kimberly Shatney lives just outside Pine Grove, West Virginia, an incorporated town of about 500 people with a big problem. Behind a small sandwich shop in town, she points to the ground caked with what looks like dry mud. “This is all raw sewage. All of that, all of this is raw sewage,” Shatney said,… Read More
Scientists are training computers to read CT scans and in the hopes they could catch pancreatic cancer early.
Noting a sharp rise in colorectal cancer among younger people, the American Cancer Society now suggests that healthy adults get their first screening five years earlier — at age 45.
In partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies, WOUB Public Media will present it’s fifth season of The Gladden House Sessions at the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. The Gladden House Sessions are WOUB’s original live music videos series, featuring short artist interviews and stripped-down performances on the porch of the historic Gladden House,… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia newspaper says many of the state’s business owners are dealing with the region’s hepatitis A outbreak proactively. The Herald-Dispatch reports several companies have ordered their employees to get vaccinated against the virus, with some covering the cost of the vaccine. Some counties, including Kanawha and Putnam, have strongly… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A statewide committee says Ohio needs an office that works to protect and bring new jobs to its U.S. military sites. The group says Ohio is behind other states that already have set up offices that lobby for its military bases. The state task force appointed last year says Ohio has… Read More
Athens firefighters are investigating the cause of a small fire at the Ruby Tuesday restaurant. According to Wanda Curtis, the restaurant’s assistant manager, the staff smelled smoke in the building around 8 p.m. Tuesday and immediately called 911. Curtis says there were about 30 guests in the restaurant at the time. Athens Fire Chief Bob… Read More
June 1 through June 11 will mark WOUB’s June pledge week, and we’ve got some enticing programs lined up for your viewing pleasure that week. Check out a guide to some of the programs coming your way this pledge week below. Keep up to date about encore presentations of these programs and programming changes at this… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Major League Soccer is adding Cincinnati in its latest round of expansion, rewarding a city that set attendance records in three seasons of United Soccer League play and agreed to a stadium deal last month. The announcement Tuesday brings MLS to a 26-team league. Cincinnati will join the league next year and… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A federal court hearing scheduled for next week on Kentucky’s newest abortion law has been canceled, and the case will proceed to a trial set for the fall. A hearing had been planned for Tuesday on a request by the American Civil Liberties Union for a preliminary injunction to block the… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland Police Department plans to hire more women and people of color to better reflect the city’s demographics. Cleveland.com reports the recruitment plan draft released Tuesday calls for the department to hire 75 women and 75 minorities by the end of next year. Women make up 15 percent of the department… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio House members are being called back to Columbus next week to resolve a leadership fight one way or another. Republican Rep. Kirk Schuring on Tuesday presented lawmakers with two options for resolving an impasse that’s brought law-making to halt. Schuring became temporary speaker after Republican Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who resigned… Read More
For 25 years, Stephen Crowley was one of two “New York Times” (NYT) photographers stationed in Washington to cover the White House, the President, and Congress. Being a politically-minded guy since childhood, Crowley says that covering politics was never boring and in fact, it often was exciting. He says that covering politics is a lot… Read More