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Genetic tests can now tell us a lot about our risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. But that doesn’t mean people are prepared to receive the information.
The departure follows scrutiny over his role in a plea deal as a U.S. attorney in 2008. The agreement eased punishment for multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein for alleged sex crimes.
Some states have been asked to provide photos from driver’s licenses so the feds can use facial recognition software for identification and location purposes. Federal immigration officials are ramping up efforts to crack down on people who lack legal residency status. As part of those investigations, some states have been asked to provide photos from… Read More
Lilyfest 2019 takes place July 12-14 in the Hocking Hills Bishop Educational Gardens. WOUB was on the scene on Friday, July 12 to speak to regional artisans, the Lost Viking Hoard, and executive director of the festival, Bobbi Bishop. Listen to some of our interviews embedded above.
Dr. Patrice Harris took the oath in June to become the first African-American woman to serve as president of the powerful American Medical Association, the largest professional association for physicians in the United States. Harris also brings another unique perspective to the job as someone who grew up in rural Appalachia. “I was born and raised in Bluefield,… Read More
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio man has been convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 1999 kidnapping and rape of a 14-year-old girl after DNA evidence from a rape case last year connected him to the old case. Fifty-five-year-old Frank Thacker, of South Point, was sentenced after the victim gave a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 23 in a legal fight over the state law that shifted operational control of poor-performing school districts from locally elected boards to unelected CEOs. The Youngstown school board and school employees’ unions argue the law violates the Ohio Constitution. They also… Read More
The annual Ohio State Old Time Fiddlers Contest will take place on Friday, August 16 at 6 p.m. at Stuart’s Opera House (52 Public Square, Nelsonville). The event is Weiser certified and is an extension of the longstanding competition that was held for many years at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus. If you would… Read More
Molly Burch graced the Gladden House Session on Thursday, June 6th with her soothing and introspective pop sounds, threading together her love of folk, jazz, and Brill Building-era pop singers. At the urging of her sister, Burch studied Jazz Vocal Performance at the University of North Carolina, leading her on a musical journey that would… Read More
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! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a list… Read More
Episode One: The Cause (1861) Beginning with a searing indictment of slavery, this first episode dramatically evokes the causes of the war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it. Here are the burning questions of Union and states’ rights, John Brown at Harpers Ferry, the election of Abraham… Read More