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Medical Marijuana: Half A Million In Sales Despite Limited Launch
There are only four medical marijuana dispensaries open in Ohio at this point but in the last two weeks, they’ve sold more than a half million dollars worth of product. The latest… Read More
As Magnetic North Pole Zooms Toward Siberia, Scientists Update World Magnetic Model
The magnetic north pole has been drifting away from the Canadian Arctic at a brisk 55 kilometers — about 34 miles — per year, with ramifications for military and civilian travelers.
ODOT Director Says Agency Facing “Grim”, “Dangerous” Financial Situation
The road ahead is rough for the Ohio Department of Transportation, according to the agency’s director. ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks spoke before a panel that will recommend to Gov. Mike… Read More
What To Know Ahead Of Trump’s State Of The Union Address
President Trump is expected to deliver a speech themed around “choosing greatness.” Democrats will offer a rising party star in response.
WOUB’s Live From Radio A: Slackluster
Slackluster has just emerged from the depths of a basement recording studio with their brand new album, entitled Day-o! In contrast to the slickness of their 2017 release, Sheek; Day-o!… Read More
Charges Against Chinese Hackers Are Now Common. Why Don’t They Deter Cyberattacks?
Skeptics wonder whether the Justice Department’s strategy of indicting foreign cyberattackers is a failure given the continued problem of cybertheft. Boosters say it’s still the right move.
Report: Pensions Fuel Kentucky’s $54 Billion Debt
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is more than $54 billion in debt, with estimated unfunded retirement benefits accounting for more than 80 percent of that figure. Republican Auditor Mike Harmon… Read More
Kiplinger Journalism Program Completes Move to Ohio University
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) – A long-time journalism program that has trained thousands of reporters over the years has completed its move from Ohio State University to Ohio University. The Kiplinger… Read More
After Impeachment Scandal, W.Va. Court Issues New Policies
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has issued new administrative policies following an impeachment scandal last year. The policies released Monday address state-owned computer systems, the use… Read More
PHOTOS: Crooked Spines, Sweat Workers, Counterfeit Madison at The Union 2.2.2019
Counterfeit Madison, Sweat Workers, and The Crooked Spines graced the stage of The Union on Saturday, February 2 in a lineup presented by Blackout Booking and WLCI Radio. WOUB’s Baxter… Read More
Athens City Council Officially Opposes Federal Government Shutdown
Athens City Council addressed several different ordinances at Monday night’s meeting, but a resolution opposing the government shutdown garnered the most discussion. Copies of the resolution, introduced by all members… Read More
$10M Bond Set for Man Accused of Shooting Ohio Deputies
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man accused of luring authorities with threats of killing himself and then fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy and wounding another deputy who tried to help him during a… Read More
Deputies Say 2 Shooting Deaths, Violent Attack May Be Linked
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff’s office says investigators suspect the shooting deaths of two people at a home are connected to a violent assault that critically hurt two… Read More
Ohio University’s Convocation Center Celebrates 50 years and a Broken Record
ATHENS, Ohio – The 50th anniversary of the Convocation Center was one special occasion. The day was not only celebrated with back-to-back basketball games and a thrilling half time performance,… Read More
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (Oscar Nominee, Best Documentary Feature) | INDEPENDENT LENS | Monday, February 11
Academy Award Nominee Hale County This Morning, This Evening Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 11 on PBS Critically Acclaimed Film Offers a Richly Detailed Look at Life in Alabama’s… Read More
Bump Stocks Will Soon Be Illegal, But That’s Not Stopping Sales
The federal ban on bump stocks announced in December takes effect March 26. Sellers and gun rights groups are taking advantage of that extra time to boost sales, despite the upcoming ban.
Lady Marauders Spoil Athens Senior Night
Athens’ Laura Manderick and Meigs’ Kassidy Betzing both joined esteemed air this season, scoring 1,000 points in their high school careers. Both score from all areas of the court, serving… Read More
Lady Vikings Defend TVC-Ohio Crown
The Lady Vikings celebrated two big moments tonight: senior night and another TVC-Ohio crown, led by sophomore star Morgan Bentley. But this monumental night did not start the way it… Read More
Eastern Seniors Save Their Best for Last
Three seniors took the court in Reedsville for the final time on Monday as the Eastern Lady Eagles hosted the Lady Lancers of Federal Hocking. The Lady Eagles saved their… Read More