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Athens County Law Enforcement Emphasizes Repeated Training On Use Of Force

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As law enforcement officers’ use of force is again in national news after the death of George Floyd, the heads of three Athens County agencies say they emphasize communication and repeated training for their officers.  Since Floyd’s death on Memorial Day, people have protested across the United States and in several… Read More

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Athens’ Kari Gunter-Seymour Named Ohio Poet Laureate

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WOUB Digital · Athens’ Kari Gunter-Seymour Named Ohio Poet Laureate Appalachia’s own poet Kari Gunter-Seymour was named Ohio’s third poet laureate by Governor Mike DeWine earlier this month, with her term beginning June 10. Gunter-Seymour served as Athens, OH’s poet laureate for two consecutive years directly before being appointed as the state’s poet laureate. This… Read More

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., executive producer and host of Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, and Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, walk through the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, AL.

Special Broadcast of “Reconstruction: America After The Civil War,” July 4 from 4pm-8pm


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RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Documentary, Encore Presentation July 4th from 4 to 8 pm — Four-Hour Film Explores the United States’ Emergence from the Civil War and Slavery, and the Era’s Thwarted Vision for an Interracial Democracy That Haunts the Country More Than 150 Years Later — RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA… Read More