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Scientists have found a way to transform electrical signals in the brain into intelligible speech. The advance may help people paralyzed by a stroke or disease, but the technology is experimental.
ATHENS (WOUB) — Ohio University has been removed from a national index of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities after the university stopped responding to questions from the leader of the organization. Shane Windmeyer, executive director of the Campus Pride, notified President Duane Nellis that the university would be suspended from the national list for “a minimum… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia man who admitted using methamphetamine before causing a fatal accident has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison. News outlets report 50-year-old Timothy Wayne Carper of Charleston was sentenced Wednesday in Kanawha County Circuit Court. Prosecutors say Carper fled police in a car that struck an… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Labor Secretary David Dickerson says his agency is still investigating subpoenas sent to several school districts seeking names of teachers who might have used sick days that shut down schools as they attended statehouse rallies. The labor agency has the authority to issue fines against public workers who engage in… Read More
On Wednesday, May 1, Chicago’s The Joe Policastro Trio will perform at Athens Uncorked (14 Station Street). The appearance comes just months after the February release of their fourth full-length, “Nothing Here Belongs.” The group released a series of albums consisting of various covers (“West Side Story Suite” in 2013, “POPS!” in 2016, and “Screen… Read More