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Scans Show Female Brains Remain Youthful As Male Brains Wind Down
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.
Halting U.S. HIV Epidemic By 2030: Difficult But Doable
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.
Acting Attorney General Says He Hasn’t Discussed Mueller Probe With White House
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.
Hemp’s Heyday: It’s Finally Legal. Now, Can Ohio Valley Farmers Cash In?
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… Read More
Dozens Of Ohio Roads Are Closed Right Now Due To Flooding
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… Read More
Sherrod Brown Taking His Tour To New Hampshire
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… Read More
2nd Public Hearing Set on West Virginia Education Bill
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… Read More
Two Face Felony Charges Related to Falsifying Concealed Carry Training
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… Read More
Racine Man Named as Victim in Fatal Drowning
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… Read More
Rooted in the Hills
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… Read More
WOUB-TV to Premiere ‘Our Town: Morgan County’ Monday, March 25 at 8 p.m.
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… Read More
Jim Volk Returns to Athens Uncorked Feb. 9
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… Read More
Bevin Strikes Chords of Faith, Anti-Abortion in Speech
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… Read More
Transportation Officials Say Cold Snap Worsened Potholes
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,… Read More
Officials: 68 Pounds of Ohio Medical Marijuana Sold Thus Far
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… Read More
This Week On Radio Free Athens: February 9, 2019
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!… Read More
AARP The Magazine Announces the 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards | Friday, February 15
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… Read More
N-Y Slides Past Raiders with Scrappy Win
With a Tri-Valley Conference championship far out of reach, Nelsonville-York and River Valley didn’t have much to play for Friday Night. But that didn’t stop the two teams from putting… Read More