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Ohio Teen Tells Senate Why He Defied His Mom to Get Vaccinated

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it’s crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk, Ohio, said his mother’s “love, affection and care is apparent,” but that… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine delivers his first State of the State address

Mike DeWine Emphasizes Investment In Future For State Of The State

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Gov. Mike DeWine’s used his first State of the State address to emphasize the importance on building towards a better future, he says Ohio can do this by investing in programs that support early childhood development, public health, and workforce development. At one point, DeWine asked his cabinet members who deal with health and human… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: ‘Cats Look To Avenge Historic Loss To No. 19 Buffalo

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After Ohio lost to Buffalo by 47 points back on February 19, the team could have packed it in for the season, playing out the remainder of their schedule with minimal effort being put towards winning any of their remaining five regular season games. However, not even losing by a historic margin could make these… Read More

Marijuana plants sit under LED lights inside the Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.

W.Va. Senate Passes Banking Fix to Medical Marijuana Law

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill addressing banking services for the state’s medical marijuana program. The Senate approved the bill 29-4 Tuesday. It now goes to the governor. The bill would authorize the state to allow financial institutions, including credit unions, to bid on contracts to process fees and… Read More

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Doc Denies Ordering Outsize Painkiller to End Patient’s Life

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A critical-care doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of Ohio hospital patients who died is denying he negligently or intentionally prescribed drugs to end a woman’s life. The response is part of a court filing seeking dismissal of a lawsuit against Dr. William Husel over the September death… Read More

Yellowstone Symphony | Wednesday, March 13 at 8


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YELLOWSTONE SYMPHONY March 13, 2019 on WOUB – A Spectacular Visual Journey Through America’s First National Park Set to Classical Music – From the ethereal wonders at Mammoth Hot Springs to the grandeur of Tower Fall to its extraordinary wildlife, YELLOWSTONE SYMPHONY takes viewers on a spectacular visual journey through America’s first national park. Set… Read More

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HIV Cluster Confirmed in Cabell County

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health officials say an active HIV cluster has been confirmed in Cabell County. A statement from the West Virginia Department of Public Health says there are 28 known cases, primarily among intravenous drug users. Officials told The Herald-Dispatch the cluster represents a sharp increase from the baseline average of… Read More

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Backlog in Processing Medicaid Applications Delays Care

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A backlog in processing applications for Ohio Medicaid eligibility continues to delay health care for needy families and cause financial difficulties for care providers. More than 88,000 Ohioans who’ve applied for Medicaid eligibility are waiting for their applications to be processed, with nearly two-thirds of the applications pending 45 days or… Read More

Second Annual OU Music Industry Summit to Feature Chuck D


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The second annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place on Ohio University’s Athens campus on Thursday, March 28. The event features a wide array of regional and national music industry professionals speaking about the industry that they have succeeded in. The summit will also feature an artist showcase with Doc Robinson, Blueprint, and… Read More