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Alex Jones’ Infowars site accused the companies of censorship. Apple said, “We believe in representing a wide range of views, so long as people are respectful to those with differing opinions.”
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The installation of the largest solar panel project in a West Virginia city is underway at a nonprofit that helps the homeless. News outlets reported this week that the installation of the solar panel project is underway at Harmony House in Huntington. Bill Rosenberger with Harmony House says they are in… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice says his family-owned businesses have resolved all tax disputes with the state of West Virginia and its counties. Justice said at a news conference Monday his companies have paid millions to resolve the outstanding issues. The governor says he doesn’t know the total amount owed, and state Revenue… Read More
Scientists are learning more about how our gut microbes may influence dieting. A small new study finds successful dieters have a different mix of bacteria than less-successful dieters.
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Scripps Howard Foundation is investing $6 million to create investigative journalism centers at Arizona State University and the University of Maryland. The foundation announced Monday that each university will receive a $3 million grant over three years to establish a Howard Center for Investigative Journalism. The graduate-level programs will focus on… Read More
The Athenian Berean Community Players (“ABC Players” for short) promise live theater for every taste in the upcoming 2018-2019 season. The resident community theater company at Stuart’s Opera House, this local, all-volunteer group will produce five shows in the next ten months. As tickets are released for purchase, they will be available for all of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky panel established to review medical malpractice claims before lawsuits can be filed is severely backlogged. The Courier Journal obtained records through the Kentucky Open Records act that show only 11 percent of 531 claims had been assigned in the Medical Review Panel Act’s first year on the books. Findings… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia lawmakers have toured the state Supreme Court’s offices as part of an investigation into whether to recommend impeachment proceedings for Justice Allen Loughry. House Judiciary Committee members were joined by a media pool along the tour Monday at the state Capitol in Charleston. The tour was delayed from last… Read More
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) — Candidates in a closer-than-expected race for an open U.S. House seat in Ohio are making their final push before a special election. Troy Balderson, a two-term Republican state senator, is working to retain GOP control of the 12th District, which Republicans have held for nearly 35 years. Balderson faces Democrat Danny… Read More
It’s feeling hotter than July here at WOUB (in fact, it’s August!) 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’s Josh Miller, and watch for new installments in the series throughout the month. Check… Read More
Toronto-based folk group The Weather Station made their Gladden House debut on the second day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. The light summer rain dissipated just in time for their set while scores of fans eagerly awaited an intimate set from this beloved band. Formed in 2006 with rotating membership, the band’s current lineup includes Tamara… Read More
ARTS/West is pleased to partner with Athens Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour, to host an evening of food, fellowship and spoken word, the Poets & Writers Read-Around Potluck. The event will be held on August 9, 2018, 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the performance space at ARTS/West, 132 West State Street, Athens, OH 45701. “My vision for… Read More
NELSONVILLE — A fight over the way in which a Nelsonville City Council member was appointed to his seat devolved into questions about the legitimacy of the city attorney and the lack of rules overseeing city council proceedings. Now the issue is headed to the council’s Judiciary Committee. During the main discussion at a recent… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia would mostly follow the lead of federal environmental officials under the latest draft of proposed water quality standards setting limits on pollution that enters the state’s streams and rivers. The state Department of Environmental Protection responded to nearly 200 pages of comments following a July public hearing. The agency-approved… Read More