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Republican Senate leaders released their version of the transportation budget bill, making dozens of changes to what the House passed in HB62, however the gas tax increase went untouched. Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) says it’s very likely that will change. The House passed a 10.7-cent increase to the gas tax over the next two years. That means a… Read More
Medical marijuana sales in Ohio continue to increase, even if the product is still available on a very limited basis. The Department of Commerce reports people have bought more than $2 million of medical marijuana in the first two months of sales. The nine medical marijuana dispensaries now open have sold 288 pounds of the product since the first… Read More
ONA, W.Va. (AP) – Hundreds of West Virginia residents attended the state’s first public hearing to prepare for an upcoming special legislative session to address education issues. Parents, educators and the public attended the forum Monday at Cabell Midland High School in Ona where they were divided into groups to participate in small round-table discussions…. Read More
As the Ohio House prepares to hold hearings on Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed operating budget, Democratic members want to make sure their priorities are considered. Issues including a higher minimum wage, paid family leave, and health care security are all part of what the Dems call the “Ohio Promise” plan. Democrats say Ohio has the promise of rewarding hard… Read More
POMEROY (WOUB) — Little is left of Mountaineer Metals in Pomeroy after a fire engulfed it on Saturday night. The fire was reported at 11:15 p.m and it took more than 70 firefighters to finally put it out around 4:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and the fire was contained within the building, according to… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House welcomes Parker Millsap on Thursday, March 21 at 8 p.m. and tickets are on sale now! This will be a solo and acoustic show! At 25 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. He’s had… Read More
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend.