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WATCH: The Science Behind Why Some Bullets Are More Destructive Than Others
How much damage a bullet does when fired at the human body hinges on physics. Our latest “Let’s Talk” video shows and explains why certain types of ammunition cause greater havoc than others.
Ohio Issues Licenses To 7 Medical Marijuana Processors
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Commerce says only seven companies have met the state’s minimum standards to process plants into marijuana-infused products for use by people with… Read More
China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods
Earlier this week, the Trump administration threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent. China quickly vowed to take countermeasures.
U.S. Economy Added 157,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Dips To 3.9 Percent
The economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace last month and the unemployment rate remained low. Analysts have been looking for signs that wage growth might pick up, but it held steady, too.
Scientists Are ‘Spying On Whales’ To Learn How They Eat, Talk And … Walked?
Paleobiologist Nick Pyenson is dedicated to uncovering the “hidden lives” of whales. He says that 40 million to 50 million years ago, they had four legs and lived at least part of their lives on land.
Despite Strong Economy, Federal Deficit Soars
Even with a healthy job market and rapid economic growth, the federal government is piling up debt. The government’s deficit is expected to top $1 trillion next year.
What Makes A Leader?
Leaders make decisions for a group in the same way they make choices for themselves, a study suggests. They don’t change their decision-making behavior, even when the welfare of others is at stake.
Win For Wetlands: Program Helps Farmers Conserve More Flood Prone Land
West Kentucky farmer Judy Wilson says her family is a bit of a sundry bunch. “We love the farm, but we also love all the nature,” she said. Wilson is… Read More
Ohio Cities Sue Trump Administration To Defend Affordable Care Act
The City of Columbus announced on Thursday it’s filing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its treatment of the Affordable Care Act. Columbus Attorney Zach Klein says the administration… Read More
This Week On Radio Free Athens: August 4, 2018
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens!… Read More
Which Vision Of Farming Is Better For The Planet?
Should we concentrate farming in a small area, or spread it out to reduce the environmental impact? It’s a dilemma farmers face as they feed a growing planet. A new study weighs in.
Kentucky AG Hosting Sexual Assault Kit Training
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is co-hosting a national workshop on helping law enforcement handle of sexual assault forensic kits that have not been submitted for… Read More
West Virginia School Clothing Allowance Deadline Extended
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An application period for a school clothing allowance is being extended in West Virginia. The Department of Health and Human Resources says in a news release… Read More
Ohio State Trustees’ Group Will Head Meyer Probe
Ohio State trustees have appointed a special committee to investigate coach Urban Meyer’s handling of a fired assistant coach’s domestic abuse allegations. The university released a statement Thursday night announcing… Read More