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Some helicopter trips — like personal or private helicopter rides — are more likely than others to end in a fatal accident. A crash killed the former NBA star and eight other people on Sunday.
With cases growing quickly abroad, the federal government announced several measures to prevent the new coronavirus from taking hold in the U.S.
ATHENS, Ohio — An Athens school is now deemed safe after an “error” while disinfecting classrooms. The building had to be tested to ensure an improperly applied corrosive disinfectant had been properly wiped down. The Athens City-County Health Department was on site at East-West Elementary Tuesday to test the level of the product Q.T. 3 a… Read More
Athens’ Laura Manderick Moves Up Schools’ All-time Scoring List, But Lady Bulldogs Can’t Overcome NY
THE PLAINS, Ohio- It was a head-to-head battle between the cross town rivals, up until the third quarter. The Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes went on a six point run, and from there the Athens Lady Bulldogs’ fate was sealed with a final score of 63-44. After falling into their groove, Nelsonville-York penetrated the lane, and scored… Read More
(UPDATE – 4:40 p.m.) The Athens City-County Health Department tested East-West Elementary Tuesday afternoon and determined the level of Q.T. 3 was safe. Superintendent Gibbs said the school district called the manufacturer upon discovering the error and took measures to dilute the disinfectant Monday night with cool and room temperature water and wipe it away with… Read More
Updated 3:15 p.m. The Butler County Health Department says two Miami University students are being monitored for the coronavirus. The students had recently traveled to China. Miami says in a statement that one student presented with “very mild” symptoms. Given his recent travel, the student met the criteria for being tested, along with his traveling companion. Butler… Read More
Watch the complete series from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Sunday, February 2 on WOUB Often considered E.M. Forster’s masterpiece, Howards End is the story of two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world. Academy Award winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan… Read More
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio school system planed to reopen Tuesday after a high number of flu cases canceled classes for the district. The Zane Trace Local district is in Ross County in southern Ohio. Superintendent Jerry Mowery says close to one in four students was sick, and staff were also feeling ill. Mowery… Read More
Even in the age of internet connectivity, Instagram promotion and Bandcamp streaming, geography continues to be of the most important influences when it comes to music. Local scenes foster relationships and creativity, inspiring active musicians to improve and would-be-artists to give this whole music thing a shot. The Athens Sound takes a look at just… Read More
President Donald Trump’s legal team is expected to conclude their arguments Tuesday in the Senate impeachment trial. When the defense concludes, senators will be given 16 hours over two days to question both the House managers and Trump’s attorneys. Senators will then debate and vote on whether to call witnesses.
Savor an hour with young pop superstar Billie Eilish. The L.A. singer/songwriter performs songs from her hits and songs from her debut LP When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Eilish, born in December 2001, currently has 13 platinum and four gold singles in the United States. This includes five Grammy Awards, two… Read More
Palsa started at WOUB in 1978 ATHENS, OH – When WOUB Graphic Design Manager Soozan Palsa came to Ohio University as a student in the mid-1970s, she never thought she’d still be living in Athens more than 40 years later. But, as many do, she fell in love with the place. “I’m one of those… Read More