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The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.
Nonprofits and advocacy groups use the rankings as a tool to name and shame countries into improving their policies. But the indexes do have some drawbacks.
ATHENS (WOUB) — Officials with the Perry County 911 Center say they have had issues that affected their ability to do their jobs while installing new software during the past months. The computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system is a public safety software used by the Perry County fire and police departments, that operates 911 from the… Read More
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill passed by the Legislature Thursday, amid a “health crisis.” The measure also eliminates other nonmedical exemptions for schoolchildren.
A few weeks before the release of their latest, the deceptively easy to pronounce Suthernahia, Jackson, OH’s Ben Davis & the Revelry brought their unique psychedelic sonic brew to WOUB’s Radio A for a preview of several tracks from the upcoming album. Afterwards they spoke briefly with WOUB’s Emily Votaw about some of their exciting… Read More
If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country’s biggest industries.
Pointing to a U.S. military video, Trump maintained: “Iran did do it.” Meanwhile, the president of the Japanese company operating one of the tankers says he doesn’t believe a mine or torpedo was used.
Scientists are getting more and better data on our changing climate. Now, there’s a push to use it to help people cope with the extremes we know are coming.
Carey Ellis grew up just a few houses away from the Owen County Hospital in Owenton, Kentucky, so he knows the essential role a rural hospital plays in a small town. Ellis is Judge Executive of Owen County, a job his grandfather and great-grandfather had before him. So he also knows how hard it is… Read More
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale by paying more than $400,000 to cover back taxes. The Daily Progress reports that officials in Albemarle County, Virginia, say the James C. Justice Cos. recently paid all delinquent taxes and fees, plus the first half… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there. Michael Heifferon’s lawsuit this week cites two instances when he sought medical treatment from Dr…. Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Gorilla fans in Cincinnati are awaiting word about the return of a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla. Cincinnati Zoo officials said they wouldn’t provide an update until Ndume is safely back at the zoo, where he was born. The Gorilla Foundation in California was under federal court order to transfer Ndume on Thursday… Read More
ROANOKE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia students participating in a new program for free tuition at public community colleges will have to pass a drug test that includes marijuana. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the board of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System listened to a presentation on Thursday from a consultant helping launch… Read More
WOUB’s Emily Votaw interviewed Sun June on the third day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. Video by: Adam Ignasky, Mitchell Sturkey, Ruthie Herman, Joe Votaw, James Miller, Editing by: Emily Votaw Audio by: Emily Votaw
Mavis Staples was the headliner of the fourth day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival, taking to the main stage in the early evening on Sunday, June 9. Since she is a legend, WOUB needed to obtain permission before publishing any photos of her. Permission has been granted by her management, and now the images… Read More
Frederick Wiseman’s Newest Film Premieres on WOUB June 20, 2019 at 9pm Located in mid-America, Monrovia, IN (population 1,400), founded in 1834, is primarily a farming community. The film is about the day-to-day experiences living and working in Monrovia, with emphasis on community organizations and institutions, religion and daily life in this farming community…. Read More