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Researchers say the metabolism of a woman’s brain remains higher than a man’s throughout a lifetime. And that may help with late-life creativity and learning.
The Trump administration has a plan to end the spread of HIV in the U.S. in 10 years. HIV/AIDS advocates say it’s feasible but that the administration’s actions on health run counter to the goal.
The interim Justice Department boss told lawmakers he didn’t want to talk about his conversations with President Trump but did want to try to allay concerns that he has served as a White House mole.
Inside Winkin’ Sun Hemp Company in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia, store owner Doug Flight tries to position himself in front of a camera crew. His experience with growing and selling hemp spans years. But memorizing lines for what he says could be the first hemp TV commercial in the state is another issue. “I know,… Read More
More than 70 roads throughout the state are closed right now due to flooding in low lying areas. ODOT spokesman Matt Bruning says melting snow and heavy rains have resulted in flooded roads. And he says the situation could get worse before it gets better. “Those areas that usually flood pretty quickly when we get… Read More
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is heading to New Hampshire to kickoff the second leg of his tour of the early presidential primary states. Brown says he’s nearing a decision about whether to make a run for the White House. Sherrod Brown says like in Ohio, there are many Iowa communities dealing with the challenges… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A second public hearing is set for next week on a complex education bill in West Virginia. The House voted on Friday to hold a second public hearing on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the House chamber in Charleston. A previously scheduled hearing will still be held that morning. News outlets… Read More
PORTSMOUTH — Two Scioto County men face felony charges after allegedly issuing or selling false training certificates used to obtain concealed carry permits. Jerry Hayes, 36, of Lucasville, was indicted on 25 counts of falsification by a Scioto County Grand Jury last week, according to Sheriff Marty V. Donini. A months-long investigation revealed Hayes was selling the… Read More
POMEROY — The man who died after being swept away by flood waters has been identified by Meigs County officials. Lawton E. Templeton, 54, of Racine, was identified in a news release from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office. Templeton was found near Leading Creek Road Thursday night after flood waters had receded from the area…. Read More
Photos and Story by Nicholas Oatley Several miles up and down Mountville Road in Glouster, Ohio will bring you to the Smith household. “I wouldn’t sell that place and go live somewhere else … I drove 100 miles a day to work, that’s forty thousand miles a year … driving back and forth to work because i wouldn’t go move… Read More
On Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m., WOUB hosted a free viewing of Our Town: Morgan County in the Twin Cities Opera House (15 West Main Street, McConnelsville), the latest installment in Emmy-award winning WOUB producer Evan Shaw’s Our Town documentary series. The documentary will be shown on WOUB-TV on Monday, March 25 at 8… Read More
On Saturday, February 9 Columbus-based guitarist Jim Volk will perform at Athens Uncorked, (14 Station Street) starting at 8 p.m. This performance is the first one that Volk has scheduled in Athens this year, after taking a hiatus from making music last year. “The short story is: I took a much needed hiatus – realizing… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican governor has called for unity and urged people to rely on the sacred scriptures of their faith in his annual State of the Commonwealth address. Gov. Matt Bevin struck a somber tone Thursday as he showed photos of two high school students who were killed in a mass shooting,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Transportation officials in Ohio say dramatic swings in temperatures have exacerbated a pothole problem on Ohio’s roads. Late winter is usually a time for road repair, as more potholes appear on central Ohio’s roadways during swings in outdoor temperatures. Ohio Department of Transportation spokeswoman Breanna Badanes says the extreme changes in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials say 68 pounds of medical marijuana has been sold since a handful of dispensaries opened in the state in mid-January. Commerce Department official Mark Hamlin says the cost for all that pot comes to around $500,000. That’s an average of $460 an ounce, more than half the price for… Read More
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
AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles, Hosted by Comedian Martin Short AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman,… Read More