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The Ohio House is preparing to strip away more gun regulations making it easier to use lethal force in self-defense. This comes as the new House leader said Republican members aren’t close to approving new gun control measures. The gun control bill, which has just a single Republican sponsor, would prohibit people with a history of domestic… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Supreme Court has ruled in a Toledo case that a trial court couldn’t block implementation of a 2015 state law deducting funding to local governments using traffic cameras to collect fines. The high court’s unanimous ruling Wednesday said lower courts couldn’t block the law because no lawsuit has challenged its… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky judge has struck down a new public pension overhaul law that angered thousands of teachers who marched on the state Capitol and closed dozens of school districts in protest. Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Wednesday that the process the Republican-led legislature used to enact the law violated… Read More
Loughry, 47, has been suspended without pay, the state Supreme Court says. In addition to being a judge, he wrote a book about political corruption in West Virginia.
They’re known as ‘climate refugees.’ But there’s not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
Parents in Ghana’s capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren’t learning. And the reason may surprise you.
The Texas Tenors are headed to the People’s Bank Theater on Saturday, June 23. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to the contemporary tenor of the group, Marcus Collins, about his role in the trio, his earliest musical memories, and what people can expect from the outfit’s performance.
Scientists have been analyzing bones first uncovered by a utility crew digging at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. The remains provide insights into surgery during the Civil War.
Fab Five members Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski discuss the second season’s heartwarming premiere and why the reboot has been such a hit.
The Australian band Middle Kids played at the Gladden House on June 1, the second day of the Nelsonville Music Festival. Despite it being a rainy afternoon, they drew in a large crowd of people who didn’t mind getting wet. Hannah Joy’s seemingly effortless vocals, combined with Tim Fitz’s driving basslines and Harry Day’s lively… Read More
SALEM, Ohio (AP) – U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meat packing plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks. Immigration officials say the arrests on Tuesday came after a year-long investigation into whether the company knowingly hired people who are in the country… Read More
Internationally acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang will be visiting Ohio University Friday, June 22 through Saturday, June 23 for a solo piano recital on Friday and to be a part of the Ohio Piano Pedagogy Seminar organized by Christopher Fisher of the Ohio University School of Music. In 2005, at only 19 years of age, Yang… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Former Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ohio this month to raise money for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Richard Cordray. A Cordray campaign spokesman says Biden will appear June 29 at the Queen City Club in downtown Cincinnati. Biden endorsed Cordray after he won the nomination last month and touted Cordray’s work at… Read More
Curt and Debbie Havens’ ranch style home is the gathering place for their family. Their two boys grew up playing in the streets in this quiet neighborhood in West Virginia’s northern panhandle. Now, their grandchildren do the same. “They played ball, all kinds of games,” Debbie recalled during a recent interview. Family photos and knick-knacks… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former deputy sheriff from West Virginia has pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge. The U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release that 42-year-old Terry Lee Powell of Point Pleasant pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of a stolen firearm. Powell is a former Mason County deputy sheriff. The release… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State University says it’s shutting down its three-year-old Sexual Civility and Empowerment unit after finding it didn’t properly document and report students’ sexual assault complaints. Some victims were told they were lying or fabricating their stories. Records show some SCE workers also subjected victims to re-traumatizing treatment. The university said… Read More
Since 2014, the faculty and staff of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have been developing a new medical school curriculum called the “Pathways to Health and Wellness Curriculum.” Its design is revolutionary and may lead the way for other medical schools to follow. Come August, gone will be the big auditorium lectures…. Read More