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The Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to identify projects that could be canceled or delayed so that funds could be redirected to build a border wall, congressional and Pentagon sources say.
A slender, black, rectangle, the Juul fits easily in the palm of your hand. You don’t light it, you trigger it with a click of a finger. The mist that is exhaled is so fine it’s hard to see. The nicotine is delivered via a pod the size of a AAA battery, with each pod… Read More
ATHENS — Ohio University’s president reiterated the school’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community Friday as a group of people protested the removal of the LGBT Center’s director. Dr. Duane Nellis, during a meeting with reporters at Cutler Hall, repeated earlier statements by the university that the decision to remove delfin bautista (who uses they/them pronouns and doesn’t… Read More
At first, I thought the members of Vincent, OH’s Cutler Station were all talking over each other when I sat them down in the cramped quarters of WOUB’s AM studio for an interview. But, as it turns out, they were actually having a multitude of equally developed conversations with each other simultaneously. This speaks not… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Enrollment plans in West Virginia through the federal online health insurance marketplace has declined again this year. Citing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports about 22,600 West Virginia residents signed up for a 2019 plan on healthcare.gov. Individuals can buy Affordable Care Act-compliant health insurance plans… Read More
Furloughed workers can’t refinance or buy homes without the ability to verify their income. For a recently divorced couple, it means continuing to live together until financial issues are resolved.
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! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is offering to a new, either-sex bow-hunting permit for this year’s elk season. State officials say the new permit gives archery and crossbow hunters a choice in whether to take a male or female elk. Gabe Jenkins, the state’s elk program coordinator, says… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The swearing-in of Ohio’s next state treasurer kicks off a long weekend of inaugural events for new statewide officeholders. All five of the state’s executive offices opened up this year as a result of term limits. Republicans maintained control of all five. Former Rep. Robert Sprague has the first inaugural of… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – The mothers of a husband and wife charged in an Ohio family massacre are asking a judge to lessen the terms of their house arrest. Both of the women are charged with lying to a grand jury as part of the investigation into the killings of eight members of the Rhoden… Read More
Staged by acclaimed director-choreographer John Neumeier and produced in collaboration with The Joffrey Ballet Premieres Friday, January 18 at 9:00 p.m. on WOUB The most enduringly popular opera by German composer Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orphée et Eurydice recounts the famous myth of Orpheus, the legendary Greek musician and poet who is grief-stricken over the untimely… Read More