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Joined by Italy’s prime minister, the president took questions from reporters Monday. He discussed border security and said he would be willing to meet with Iran’s leaders with “no preconditions.”
Insects are nature’s masters of disguise. Take a backstage tour of the largest insect collection in America to experience nature’s most convincing mimics.
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence says a red wave in the midterm elections will start in Ohio where there’s a special congressional race in August to fill an open U.S. House seat. Pence campaigned in Newark on Monday for Republican state senator Troy Balderson. He’s trying to retain GOP control of the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a proposal cracking down on Ohio’s short-term lending industry. The bill approved by the Republican governor Monday caps interest rates and limits fees on such loans. It also bars loans with terms of less than 30 days. Payments on loans of 90 days… Read More
Blackoutfest XXII took place July 26-28 at The Union, and WOUB’s Jordan Kelley was on the scene to document the action. Take a look at his photos from the event below.
Philip Wilson was convicted in May for failing to report child sex abuse by a priest in the 1970s. He had stepped aside from his role but hadn’t formally resigned, saying he was planning to appeal.
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State regulators have given the green light to a northeast Ohio medical marijuana cultivator so that it can start planting its crop. Ohio’s Department of Commerce says Buckeye Relief is the first large-scale grower to pass inspection and receive its operation certificate. The company will begin planting immediately at its cultivation… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio welcomes Son Volt on Sunday, August 5 at 7 p.m.! Led by the songwriting and vocals of Jay Farrar, Son Volt was one of the most instrumental and influential bands in launching the alt.country movement of the 1990’s. A movement that was the precursor to what is now widely… Read More
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office has issued a new scam warning after a mobile deposit scam cost one Kentuckian $10,000. The Franklin County resident provided her bank account information online to what appeared to be a legitimate bank. She was depositing a 10-thousand-dollar personal loan. The so-called lender claimed there was an issue with… Read More
It is well-known that the American population today is composed of many different cultures and ethnicities. Some of them are still quite prominently visible, as they make up a big number of the current population. Food, cultural events or language usage might be indicators of these cultures. By the time of the first European settlements… Read More
The Werk Out Music and Arts Festival 2018 will serve as host to thousands of people; held at Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground in Thornville, OH. The event marks the ninth year of the festival. The festival brings awareness to musical styles that are the backbone of the vibrant music scene in the Midwest. It… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice says motorists can use a website to view ongoing West Virginia road and bridge construction projects. Justice said Monday the website Drive Forward WV lists details on 600 construction projects across the state. Voters last October passed a referendum for the state to sell $1.6 billion in bonds… Read More
The 18th annual Big Bend Blues Bash took place in downtown Pomeroy July 27-28, and WOUB’s Lauren Modler was there to capture the action. Check out her photos from the event below.
Erika Wennerstrom’s debut solo effort is aptly titled Sweet Unknown, and perhaps could be considered a nine-song exploration of one person’s deftly articulated struggle with just that, the unknown, be it sweet or not so much. In late 2015, Wennerstrom’s band, the Austin-based Heartless Bastards, went on hiatus for a number of months, giving her… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Kentucky pharmacist is accused of making custom pills to supply to two pill mills in West Virginia and one in Virginia. The Charleston Gazette-Mail cites court documents that say Karl O’Dell met with the managers of an unnamed pain clinic with locations is Charleston, Raleigh County and Wytheville, Virginia, in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has provided new details of assets he might try to recover from the founder of a now-defunct online charter school. Cleveland.com reports the information regarding Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow founder Bill Lager appeared Friday in a court filing by DeWine, the Republican gubernatorial nominee. DeWine has… Read More
“We all have a past, Watson. Ghosts. They are the shadows that define our every sunny day…” Sherlock will return to screens with three episodes from Season Four, promising laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and some extraordinary adventures. It begins with the nation’s favorite detective, the mercurial Sherlock Holmes, back once more on British soil, as… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Churchill Downs Inc. says it will hire up to 200 employees ahead of opening its new Louisville gaming facility. The Derby City Gaming facility will feature 900 historical racing machines. The electronic gaming machines allow people to bet on races that have already taken place. The games typically show video of… Read More
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say they will likely rebuild after a fire heavily damaged the Point Pleasant River Museum in West Virginia. Museum Director Jack Fowler told The Gazette-Mail that he’s “very confident” that the museum will be back, though he said the building still need to be checked to make sure its… Read More
OLMSTED, Ill. (AP) – Army Corps of Engineers officials say a new lock-and-dam system on the Ohio River between Illinois and Kentucky will soon be partially operational after 30 years of work. Officials say ships will be able to start using the Olmsted Locks and Dam in October. The project to update the system began… Read More