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WOUB Television Now Live on YouTube TV


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Beginning Today, YouTube TV Subscribers Will Have Access to Educational and Inspiring Content from WOUB ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for WOUB and PBS KIDS, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers, expanding PBS’s… Read More

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Ohio River Regulators Planning Riverwide PFAS Study

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Scientists are designing a new study to test for PFAS, so-called “forever chemicals”, along the entire length of the Ohio River. Concerns are mounting about PFAS contamination in drinking water systems along the Ohio Valley. Studies have shown the contaminants in the drinking water of dozens of cities. The scientists work with a multi-state commission… Read More

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Spotlight on Mid-century Tea at Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

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The tradition of serving tiny pastries, little cookies, and miniature sandwiches alongside warm tea (and perhaps hotter gossip) in an elegant display in the afternoon among a collected group of often female friends dates back to early 19th century Britain. At that time Anna Russell was the Duchess of Bedford, and she found that she… Read More

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NYT Reporter Explains Covering Climate Change in the Age of Trump


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Lisa Friedman, a veteran reporter about climate change and environmental policy, says that covering climate change issues during the Trump administration has been a real challenge. “I often feel like I’m just writing the obituaries for environmental and climate change policies,” she added. Friedman notes that the Trump Administration has spent the bulk of the… Read More

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Ohio Medicaid Seeks Ideas for Improving Patient Experiences

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Medicaid department is asking for input from companies and organizations familiar with the program on how to improve the experience of patients. A formal request for information released Tuesday outlines the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s vision for reimagining the program. The request is specifically directed at providers, associations, advocacy groups,… Read More

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200 Years of Valentines at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

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Among the vast collection of holiday associated decorative art that makes up the collection of George and Jeannie Johnson is a 175-year-old Valentine that could have been penned by a frustrated, toxic young man in the present. Dated 1845, the imported British Valentine (which would have been exceedingly expensive in the mid-1800s) was sent from… Read More

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Meigs Comes Back to Stun Alexander

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ALBANY, Ohio – The TVC-Ohio still has to crown a conference champion even though the season is nearing an end. Tuesday night the Meigs Marauders traveled to Albany to take on the Alexander Spartans in an important matchup. When top players for Meigs, senior Weston Baer and sophomore Coulter Cleland, combine for at least 35… Read More

Scott Frank after being appointed as the new interim Nelsonville City Manager

Nelsonville Appoints Interim City Manager

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Nelsonville City Council appointed an interim city manager during a special meeting Tuesday night. Scott Frank was selected by council members out of six candidates nominated for the position. “It’s exciting,” Frank said. “I like the challenge. So many diverse departments. I think it’s going to be a lot of fun learning what… Read More

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Governor Urges Lawmakers to Take a Closer Look at His Plan to Curb Gun Violence

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says he wants state lawmakers to pass his plan on gun violence by the end of this year. And he is urging lawmakers to take a good look at his proposal. DeWine says it’s been about eight years since he shot a gun, but he says he supports the second amendment…. Read More

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Bulldogs Climb to First in Conference with Win Over Vinton County

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THE PLAINS, Ohio– Following a devastating two-point loss at Meigs on Friday, the Athens Bulldogs were looking to bounce back as they welcomed the Vinton County Vikings to the Plains on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth affair, the Bulldogs were able to pull away in the fourth quarter, winning 72-63. The game started off slow, with… Read More

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Meigs Stays Red Hot as they Win a Thriller at the Alley

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ALBANY, Ohio- After a rough start, the Meigs Marauders turned it around this season with a five game winning streak coming into their game against Alexander on Tuesday, with their most recent victory against Eastern on Saturday. The Spartans, composed of an older squad with seven seniors, came into this game looking to supersede Athens… Read More