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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 figures from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program shows more than $502,000 in medical marijuana has been sold since dispensaries opened on January 16th. More than… Read More
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.
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 DeWine how to fund major new road construction, telling them that money is also running out for maintenance of existing infrastructure. Marchbanks said 15 years… Read More
President Trump is expected to deliver a speech themed around “choosing greatness.” Democrats will offer a rising party star in response.
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! is low-fi, but in a weirdo, glam rock kind of way. The band will unveil the piece on cassette at their show at Casa Nueva… Read More
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.
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 issued a report on Tuesday detailing the various sources of Kentucky’s debt. Pension liabilities were the largest, accounting for $43.3 billion. That’s the total number… Read More
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 Program in Public Affairs Journalism was established in 1972 at Ohio State University in Columbus in honor of W. M. Kiplinger, who founded the Washington… Read More
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 of purchasing cards, court-owned equipment and other assets, court travel and accounting practices. Chief Justice Beth Walker says the policies are being posted on the… Read More
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 Turain was there to capture the action, check out their photos below.
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 of council, will be sent to President Trump, all members of the Ohio Congressional Delegation, the National League of Cities and the Ohio Municipal League…. Read More
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 12-hour standoff in Ohio had his bond set at $10 million Monday. A shackled Wade Edward Winn, who appeared to have injuries on his face,… Read More
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 more people found at another home a few miles away. The Ross County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were alerted to the shooting scene at a… Read More
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, it was also celebrated with a record-breaker. Over the last half a century, the arena has hosted games and celebrations that will never be forgotten…. 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 Black Belt “Pure cinematic poetry. . . poses a quietly radical challenge to assumptions about race, class and the aesthetics of filmmaking.” — A. O…. Read More
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.