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Ohio Freshmen Begin High School With New Graduation Requirements
After lawmakers have spent years making tweaks and changes to the high school graduation requirements, the incoming freshman class is beginning its high school journey with what are believed to… Read More
Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research
Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.
Ohio Medical Board Failed To Act On Evidence Of Abuse By Richard Strauss
The Ohio Medical Board had credible evidence of sexual misconduct by longtime Ohio State doctor Richard Strauss in 1996 but didn’t inform law enforcement, a review by a state working… Read More
As FEC Nears Shutdown, Priorities Such As Stopping Election Interference On Hold
The campaign finance agency will be temporarily shuttered over lack of a quorum. A former FEC chair says there’s a “real possibility” the agency is effectively closed through the 2020 election.
Former Marshall University Student Appeals Assault Lawsuit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former Marshall University student has appealed a Title IX lawsuit accusing the school of mishandling her rape case and allowing the man accused in the… Read More
Kentucky State Police Stepping up Enforcement During Holiday
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say troopers are stepping up their enforcement efforts on the state’s roads through Labor Day weekend. Police say the Drive Sober or Get… Read More
West Virginia’s First Female Fire Chief Wins National Award
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief of the Huntington, West Virginia, Fire Department has been named as the American Legion’s national firefighter of the year. Chief Jan K. Rader received… Read More
Official: Kentucky Cabinet Fails to Secure Coal Worker Bonds
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The state’s Labor Cabinet hasn’t secured the necessary bonds from coal companies that would cover wage payments to miners if their employer unexpectedly shuts down, Kentucky… Read More
Did Board Properly Handle Investigation of Accused Doctor?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials plan to share findings about whether the State Medical Board properly handled a 1996 investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor now accused of… Read More
Opioid Settlement Would Divide Money Based on Local Impact
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The multibillion-dollar settlement that the maker of OxyContin is negotiating to resolve a crush of lawsuits over the nation’s opioid crisis contains formulas for dividing up… Read More
2 West Virginia Mountain Valley Pipeline Protesters Arrested
LAWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two people who locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site have been arrested. WOAY-TV reports 22-year-old Andrew J. Saltzberg and 21-year-old… Read More
Ohio Horse Confirmed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio. Ohio Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey says… Read More
WOUB Rolling Out New Logo as Part of Rebrand
New logo crafted by Ohio University School of Visual Communication Professor ATHENS, OH – Something may seem a little different about WOUB Public Media. After a year-long review of the… Read More
Live From Lincoln Center presents “Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece” | Friday, September 6 at 9 pm
Live From Lincoln Center has announced that Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece, will air on PBS Friday, September 6, 2019. Live From Lincoln Center’s first production outside the… Read More
EPA Aims To Roll Back Limits On Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Industry
“This would be a huge step backward,” said one environmental advocate. “It would cause greatly increased pollution.” The Trump administration says it will help the oil and gas industry save money.