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Native Oregonian Larry Yes brought love, positivity, and some genuinely life-affirming music to the Gladden House stage on Saturday, June 2, the third day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. For many years Yes has been playing music and making visual art, organizing his “Free Art in the Park” event in Portland and recently bringing… Read More
Blackoutfest is a special brand of rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza that takes place every year at The Union. Take some time to familiarize yourself with some of the acts who will be performing at this year’s event with this specially curated playlist.
The 18th Big Bend Blues Bash is headed to Pomeroy July 27-28, and WOUB has wrangled up some of the bluesy numbers attendees can hope to hear at the festival in this playlist.
Breadcrumbs found at an excavation in Jordan reveal that humans were baking thousands of years earlier than previously believed. It may have even prompted them to settle down and plant cereals.
The death toll from surprisingly fast-moving fires near Athens has tripled from Monday. Officials in Greece said they found 26 bodies in one spot.
Blues, as a genre, is largely about authenticity. Although skill is obviously a huge component of how true to the genre any musician can be, authenticity, and a sense of history, is also a huge part of what makes the blues the blues, and few might know that better than Florida-born blues guitarist Sean Chambers…. Read More
After contentious back-and-forthing in the press, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and the organizers of the music festival founded by Jay-Z say that the event will remain in its original location.
The engineer views a landfill as a living ecosystem, and the plastic that clogs it as a serious threat that crowds out life and never goes away. Can we eliminate the waste before it smothers us?
It’s feeling hotter than July here at WOUB, so several of your favorite voices from your regional public media outlet are clueing you in on their favorite tracks of summer 2018. Check out this one from WOUB arts and culture reporter Emily Votaw, and watch for new installments in the series every Tuesday for the next… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The butter sculpture at this year’s Ohio State Fair brings a bit of Christmas in July with a dairy display of key elements from the 1983 film “A Christmas Story,” which was partly filmed in Cleveland. In addition to the traditional butter cow and calf, the sculpture unveiled Tuesday includes the… Read More
Content advisory: there many be some language in this interview that may be offensive to some listeners. Although they make music that sounds like it could’ve been written sometime in the late ’70s, at the intersection of psychedelic rock and the emergence of sludgy hardcore, EYE is a Columbus, OH-based group who have only been active for… Read More
PARMA, Ohio (AP) – Officials with a health board in Ohio say 11 cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed in a Cleveland suburb, with one death reported. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health says 10 patients were hospitalized. A 93 year-old Parma woman died July 5. Kevin Brennan, a board spokesman says the illnesses… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission says it has closed ethics investigations involving three state Supreme Court justices without disciplinary action. The commission issued letters Monday to Justices Robin Jean Davis and Beth Walker and Chief Justice Margaret L. Workman closing all outstanding complaints against them. The commission said in a… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The federal government says up to $250,000 is available for grants to promote U.S. mine safety. The Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration said the deadline for the Brookwood-Sago grant program is Aug. 23, with grants to be awarded by Sept. 28. The funding is to be used to support… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state has reported Ohio’s first human West Nile virus case this year. Ohio’s Department of Health said Monday that a 71-year-old Lake County man had to be hospitalized. Most people receive the virus through bites from infected mosquitoes. Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes in Ohio most often occur from May through… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Round two of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s dispute over the tax value of his home has gone before an appeals board. The Jefferson County Board of Assessment Appeals heard comments Monday from attorneys and real estate appraisers. The board will reconvene Friday to hear more testimony in the case. Governor Bevin… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Former coal executive Don Blankenship says he intends to file paperwork to run in the West Virginia’s U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party’s nominee. Blankenship’s campaign announced he would file the paperwork Tuesday, but doesn’t expect it to be certified and will “vigorously challenge” any denial. It’s unclear if the… Read More
Explore the People and Animals of Australia’s Kimberley Region, a Vast, Rugged and Remote Wilderness as Part of the PBS Summer of Adventure THE OUTBACK is a new three-part series that explores the people and animals of Australia’s Kimberley region in North West Australia, a vast, rugged and remote wilderness bursting with character. As large… Read More