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The Trump administration released a major climate assessment on Black Friday, forecasting devastating economic affects for the U.S. Here are the key takeaways.
News that GM will be idling its Lordstown factory on March 1st is prompting Ohio’s leaders to issue angry statements in news releases and on social media. John Kasich said he’ll work with GM’s leaders to see if anything can be done to save the plant and if not. The estimated 2500 employees will be directed… Read More
A new study shows tens of thousands of upper income Ohioans are taking advantage of tax breaks meant for poorer residents. Wendy Patton with the progressive group Policy Matters says Ohioans who have LLC’s or pass through accounts for small businesses can earn up to $250,000 tax free. And that’s allowing them to qualify for… Read More
On Friday, November 23 the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio opened their 2018 holiday exhibition, curated once again by regional historian and retired history teacher Dr. George Johnson and his wife, Jeannie. This year the theme is Christmas on the Home Front, celebrating the unique aspects of what holiday celebrations looked like while the United… Read More
Over the long weekend, President Trump aired several grievances, the federal government published a report on global warming and U.S. border agents fired tear gas at migrants at the border.
ATHENS, Ohio – A former Glouster priest charged in connection with an admitted sexual relationship with a minor is scheduled to appear before the Athens County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday. Henry Christopher Foxhoven, 45, a former Catholic priest in the Diocese of Steubenville now faces a bill of information alleging three counts of Sexual… Read More
Lawmakers are pushing bills through the General Assembly as the clock winds down on this session, which ends next month. But it appears one high-profile issue may be left out of the mix. For more than a year, Republican lawmakers have been trying again to repeal or roll back renewable energy standards, which require utilities to ratchet up their use… Read More
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defense when he drove his car into a crowd of counter protesters. A lawyer for James Alex Fields Jr. offered a glimpse of the defense strategy… Read More
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Police say a 19-year-old West Virginia man is charged with murder in the death of his mother. Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin told news outlets that Jared Kessler is accused of killing 50-year-old Carol Ann Kessler at their residence. Police say they were called to the home Friday morning and found… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Union leaders in Ohio aren’t giving up hope even though General Motors is announcing it will no longer make the Chevy Cruze at its Youngstown-area plant. GM said Monday that the assembly plant in Lordstown is one of five factories being looked at for a possible closure. The Detroit-based automaker says… Read More
Ohio is now the first in the country to allow payments in the digital currency bitcoin from businesses paying 23 kinds of taxes – from commercial activity taxes to gas and cigarette taxes to sales taxes to employee withholding taxes. The state wouldn’t actually take in and hold bitcoin – businesses would pay through the… Read More
The Ohio women’s basketball team spent their Thanksgiving weekend in Denver, Colorado as they played in the Denver Thanksgiving Classic. At the end of the weekend, the Bobcats came away with two victories. The Bobcats (5-0) opened play on Friday with a 70-53 win over St. Bonaventure (2-4). The Bobcats had a comfortable 42-22 lead… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Three years after Ohio’s former charter schools chief omitted data of poor-performing online charter schools in evaluations of their sponsors, a state audit says it remains unclear what his intent was and how much the superintendent back then knew about the plan. The audit released last week focuses on a federal… 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. This week, enjoy “You’re Gonna Miss Me” from The 13th Floor Elevators through “People Are Strange” by The Doors from Ezra Thobaben and “Future Games” from Fleetwood Mac through “Leisure”… Read More
ROY ORBISON: BLACK & WHITE NIGHT 30 Friday, November 30 at 8:30 on WOUB – A Newly Imagined, Edited and Remastered Version of the Legendary Concert Featuring Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and More – It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since Roy Orbison’s televised… Read More