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When you say The Flintstones, most people think of the old Hanna Barbera cartoons. But a new comic book adaptation keeps the humor, and tackles some heavy themes like capitalism and human frailty.
Researchers found that a simple letter to doctors, focusing on their high prescribing rates, reduced their tendency to give risky antipsychotic drugs to their patients, including some with dementia.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants to use a projected budget surplus to fill up the state rainy day fund and lower withholding taxes. The Republican governor said Tuesday he’ll decide whether to act after looking at a couple more months of state revenue. The proposal, based on a projected $368 million… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mold has been found in at least 25 rooms of a West Virginia high school just two weeks before classes start. News outlets report cleaning crews with Belfor Property Restoration began work Monday to remove mold at Kanawha County’s Capital High School. Belfor General Manager Robert Bonham says the list of… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – The medical examiner for the county that includes Cleveland says he and law enforcement partners are analyzing a “concerning trend” of 14 fatal overdoses over a five-day period this month, including four on Monday. Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson in a statement Tuesday says the county is issuing an alert to… Read More
AKRON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio public school that LeBron James helped create says it would welcome a visit from first lady Melania Trump, who broached the idea after her husband insulted the NBA star on Twitter. A spokesman for the Akron school district in northeast Ohio said Monday there aren’t any plans for the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia legislative committee has heard 14 potential articles of impeachment against four state Supreme Court justices. The articles were read Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee at the state Capitol in Charleston. The committee is holding a lengthy debate on a motion to adopt all 14 draft articles. Suspended… Read More
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump’s preferred congressional candidate — and his chief legislative achievement — are about to be tested in battleground Ohio in the season’s final high-stakes special election. The midsummer affair comes as Trump’s shadow looms over primary contests in four other states on Tuesday, none bigger than Kansas, where the… Read More
Whitney’s debut 2015 effort, Light Upon the Lake (Secretly Canadian), is chockfull of melodies that one’s auditory cortex is unsettlingly familiar with, even if that squishy temporal lobe can’t quite put a finger on exactly where it’s heard them before. Is it Roger McGuinn? Is it George Harrison? Is it Chris Hillman? Regardless of the fact that… Read More
Formed 20-some years ago in Philadelphia, PA, always charming neo-psychedelic rockers Dr. Dog have managed to craft everything from low-fi pop ala Guided By Voices and R. Stevie Moore to bristly, guitar-fueled punk rock (the band’s 2010 album Shame, Shame,) to the artfully polished, entirely analog-recorded Critical Equation, released earlier this year by We Buy Gold Records…. Read More
The Werk Out Music and Art Festival took place this past weekend, Thursday, August 2 through Saturday, August 4. Check out these photos that WOUB’s Lauren Modler took during the event.
Rick Steves believes there’s more to travel than good food and fun in the sun. Travelers who “travel as a political act” can have the time of their lives and come home smarter, with a better understanding of today’s world. In his inspirational lecture, Rick explains how, when we venture thoughtfully out of our comfort… Read More