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ATHENS, Ohio — Jason Preston and Ben Vander Plas sat together at the podium in the post-game press conference. It wasn’t the first time, and it surely won’t be the last time these two sophomores face questions from the media after a game. It is, after all, largely due to the play of Preston and… Read More
Insurers have begun easing restrictions on refills of some prescription drugs, in light of coronavirus. Still, co-pays for stocking up on that bigger supply can be prohibitive, say consumer advocates.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The Diocese of Steubenville is asking churches to suspend distributing wine during the Eucharist and allowing handshakes during the sign of peace for public health reasons. This diocese serves 13 counties in southeastern Ohio. Bishop Jeffrey Monforton, the leader of the diocese, posted an announcement to its website last week. Monforton… Read More
LANCASTER, Ohio (WOUB) — Fifteen people have been indicted in Fairfield, Hocking, and Pickaway counties after a multi-county drug trafficking operation. The Fairfield-Athens-Logan-Circleville Major Crimes Unit announced Friday that “Operation Krystal Ball” broke up an organization that distributed more than 62 and a half pounds of methamphetamine across Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway, and Franklin counties. The… Read More
On Saturday, March 14, Paper Circle (35 West Columbus Street) in Nelsonville will host nationally recognized “tinygami” origami artist Stacie Tamaki in the first of their entirely free Art in the Afternoon events. The event will include an artist talk and a folding presentation and will take place 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tamaki learned… Read More
New York Stock Exchange trading was halted temporarily after indexes plunged 7% in reaction to Saudi Arabia’s oil price cut amid increasing fears over the coronavirus epidemic’s economic impact.