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Search For Missing Man In Hocking River Stopped


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ATHENS — The Athens Fire Department has stopped all search operations for a missing man in the Hocking River. Crews searched approximately two miles of the river using sonar, search dogs, and rescue divers without any sign of the missing man, according to a release from the Athens County Emergency Management Agency. Search units, including… Read More

Providers In Medicaid Redesign Say ‘Rapid Response’ Isn’t Rapid

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On Sunday, the state will officially move providers of behavioral health services for low-income Ohioans into Medicaid managed care. That’s a huge change for how they get paid for providing addiction and mental illness treatment, family counseling and other services. And these last few days are causing lots of worry for some of those providers…. Read More

Your Voice MOV: Finding Community Solutions To The Opioid Crisis

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“One of the medics takes a drill out of his bag and turns it on. It whirs like a dental drill as he pushes it into the man’s shin bone, trying to create a more direct path for the naloxone to enter the bloodstream.” That’s an excerpt from the Pulitzer-Prize winning narrative, “Seven Days of Heroin,” published… Read More

US Supreme Court Rules Against Ohio In American Express Case

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A split U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against Ohio in a case involving rules that American Express requires merchants who accept its credit cards to follow. Ohio and 10 other states sued American Express over so-called “anti-steering” rules in contracts it struck with merchants. The states said American Express violated federal law by not allowing… Read More

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West Virginia Apartments To House Women In Drug Treatment

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Renovations have started on a building that will become apartments for women undergoing treatment for substance use disorders in West Virginia. Marshall University says in a news release its health provider group, Marshall Health, and the Huntington City Mission have begun construction on the 15,000-square-foot building next to the mission. Each… Read More

WOUB News • WORLD: Migrants Abandoned in Sahara Desert

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Algeria’s mass expulsions at its southern border have picked up  since the European Union renewed pressure on North African countries to deal with migrants before they even make it to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. In the past 14 months 13,000 migrants have been “dropped off” in the Sahara Desert. The International Organization for Migration has… Read More

Stuart’s Performing Arts Camp to Culminate With Public Performances

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“Spolier alert: it’s very moving; there’s a lot of weeping, from the adults,” said Emily Prince, the arts education director at Stuart’s Opera House, in an interview with WOUB in reference to the deeply endearing performing arts performances coming to the stage at Stuart’s on Friday, June 29. The series of dramatic performances and songs… Read More

‘Gaming Disorder’ Now Listed As Mental Health Condition

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Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies… Read More