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update: WOUB News has learned that early in the fall semester of 2018 delfin bautista (who uses they/them pronouns and doesn’t capitalize their name) expressed concerns to Ohio University’s Human Resources department that their supervisor, Dr. Gigi Secuban, was creating an hostile work environment. bautista says the Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (ECRC)… Read More
The upcoming head count of every person living in the U.S. will reset how power and money are shared through 2030. But the citizenship question and other controversies may derail preparations.
The top U.S. diplomat accused the Obama administration of making crucial errors that worsened a string of crises in the region, from the Arab Spring to ISIS.
Despite evidence that mifepristone can help recovery from miscarriages, access to the medicine, which is commonly used to provide abortions, remains limited.
Hart reflects on the controversial jokes from his past that led him to step down from hosting the Oscars. “Sometimes to grow as a comedian, you got to go through the stupid part,” he says.
The president is traveling to a Border Patrol station in Texas, as the partial shutdown enters its 20th day. The trip comes a day after the president walked out on a meeting with Democrats.
Carrie Mae Weems is one of the most respected and accomplished contemporary artists of our time. Her work, which spans over the course of three decades, incorporates a multitude of mediums to explore the consequences of power, family relationships, political systems, sexism, racism, and history. On Friday, January 11, the Kennedy Museum of Art will… Read More
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia doctor has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for participating in a money laundering scheme related to pain pills he prescribed. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement on Thursday that 64-year-old Dr. John Pellegrini of Huntington was sentenced to 87 months and must… Read More
Mike DeWine says Ohioans won’t have to wait long to see some of what he’s going to do as governor. DeWine has talked up children’s initiatives and the opioid crisis as priorities in his agenda and his budget, and introduced cabinet members key to those plans. But he’s also planning to issue several executive orders right after he… Read More
Children in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County have a higher risk of lead exposure than other parts of the state, according to a report out of Case Western Reserve University this week. The report found 10.7 percent of kids born in 2012 who were screened for lead in Cuyahoga County had an elevated blood lead level by age 5. In… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich has commuted the life sentence of a woman convicted of killing her ex-boyfriend who she said abused her for years. Thomia Hunter’s lawyer says the Republican governor’s decision will allow her to be released in July. The Ohio Parole Board had recommended the Cleveland woman’s sentence… Read More
ATHENS, OHIO — All things come to an end. Ohio’s (12-1, 1-1 MAC) 12-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night with an 88-70 loss to reigning MAC champion Central Michigan (11-3, 2-0 MAC). The Chippewas came into the game with previous wins against Central Florida, Vanderbilt, and ranked Miami (FL). “They got good… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say hunters in Ohio killed more than 14,000 white-tailed deer in this year’s muzzleloader season. Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources says hunters in the state checked 14,182 deer in the season that ran from Saturday through Tuesday. That compares with 13,268 deer checked during last year’s muzzleloader season. Ohio… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is proposing the elimination of a state tax on Social Security benefits but offering significant funding increases for substance abuse, social services and tourism in the next fiscal year. Justice gave his third State of the State address Wednesday night as revenue figures continue to improve… Read More
Everyone we pass on the street has a story, but we don’t always get the chance to take a peek into their life. In this week’s episode of The Kindness Podcast, I’m talking with Eddie Luisi, who has been the stage manager to the stars on “Good Morning America” for the past 33 years. As… Read More