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A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren’t always a good model for human diseases.
A new federal government report shows that mines that changed ownership had worse safety records than mines where ownership did not change. According to an audit from the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General, mines that changed ownership during a 17-year period were nearly twice as likely to have safety violations, and five times as likely to report severe accidents… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Andy Beshear is trying to nudge health care to the forefront of Kentucky’s race for governor with a new TV ad. In the ad, Beshear said he’s fought to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions as attorney general and promises to do the same if elected governor. He personalizes the issue… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman in Millfield. According to a news release deputies and EMS were dispatched to 15990 Millfield Road on a death call at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Once arriving on scene first responders discovered a strong odor of fumes coming from a camper trailer… Read More
Most everybody is a Supernobody fan. (Except for Unmonumental bassist Brian Koscho and The D-Rays guitarist Erick Coleman, but we’ll get into that later.) Supernobody is a roughly six-year-old local super group, responsible for six full-length albums chock full of endearing, melodic indie rock crafted by some of the most beloved musicians in Athens. The… Read More
UPDATE 11:30 A.M. 8/23 – Two more people allegedly connected to an Athens County drug ring have been apprehended and appeared in court. Athens County Common Pleas Judge George McCarthy set bond at $250,000 for Kasandra Curry, according to the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Curry is accused of buying enough heroin and methamphetamine to sell on… Read More