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Earwig Returns to Athens Nov. 15

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Why Earwig isn’t more popular is a mystery to the many music fans who have been indoctrinated by the band’s skillful, intellectual-yet-sometimes-raucous stylings. The group’s most recent release, Pause For the Jets, is tuneful, visceral, and deeply enjoyable, all at once. WOUB spoke to Lizard McGee, the founder of the group (which splits it’s members… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats prep for final regular season games

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Ohio Volleyball ends their regular season this weekend at the Convocation Center. They host Buffalo on Friday at 7:00 P.M. and Akron at 5:00 P.M. Saturday is also the Bobcats senior night. Hear from Juniors Tia Jimerson and Vera Giacomazzi about what the seniors mean to them. Jimerson is also coming off a weekend where… Read More

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Morgantown, WV’s Lindsay Jordan to Make Athens Debut Nov. 16

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Morgantown, WV’s musician (and photographer) Lindsay Jordan will make her Athens debut at Casa Cantina (6 West State Street) on Saturday, November 16, performing on the same bill as Jesse Henry and the High Definitions. Jordan’s debut self-titled EP is rife with observations about Appalachian life that walk the often thin line between humor and… Read More

Man Charged in Heroin-Laced Vape Sickness


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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Police in West Virginia say they have identified another source of suspected heroin-laced vaping solutions that sickened two high school students. Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston on Thursday said an ongoing investigation of the overdoses has led to charges against 23-year-old Tristan Clay Anderson. Authorities say officers pulled Anderson over Wednesday… Read More

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Nurses at Cabell Huntington Hospital Vote to Unionize

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say registered nurses at Cabell Huntington Hospital have voted to unionize. Service Employees International Union spokeswoman Sherri McKinney told The Herald-Dispatch that voting ended Wednesday night with an “overwhelming majority” in favor of being represented. The vote means 900 registered nurses will join about 870 other employees represented by SEIU…. Read More