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Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) is congratulated after his election as Speaker of the Ohio House in January 2019.

AG Says House Needs Law To Remove Speaker, Not Just Majority Vote

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — With a vote set to remove House Speaker Larry Householder tomorrow morning, there’s apparently a disagreement among Republicans on how that can happen. House Republicans say their rules indicate a simple majority of 50 votes can remove Householder as speaker, though the motion to remove Householder will be one that all… Read More

‘Bulk Amounts Of Suspected Heroin’ Found In The Plains

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THE PLAINS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens County Sheriff’s Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) is reporting the second drug bust within four days. This one was on Roy Avenue in The Plains on July 28. Investigators executing a search warrant found bulk amounts of suspected heroin along with “suspected methamphetamine related drug paraphernalia,” according to a… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine

DeWine Joins Call For Dark Money Transparency

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The effort to shed more light on campaign contributions is gaining momentum with the support of Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio). He says these so-called dark money groups that donate millions of dollars into political expenditures need more transparency. As DeWine points out, it’s not against the law for independent expenditure groups to make political… Read More

Unemployment Office sign

State Investigating A Quarter Of A Million In Jobless Claims For Fraud

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Payments to more than a quarter of a million non-traditional unemployment cases in Ohio are being halted and are under investigation. The state says most are part of a scam that’s resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent payments in other states. Ohio Job and Family Services… Read More

Coronavirus

Athens Co. Confirms Four New COVID-19 Cases For July 29, Active Cases Drop Under 100

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 330 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four additional cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the case in a press release sent July 29. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the case. An analysis… Read More

Albert Rouzie

Discussing ‘Riding the Whirlwind,’ COVID-19, and the Apocalypse with Albert Rouzie

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WOUB Digital · Discussing ‘Riding the Whirlwind,’ COVID-19, and the Apocalypse with Albert Rouzie It feels like it was an eon ago that Athens-based singer-songwriter and Professor Emeritus Albert Rouzie dropped copies of his 2018 release Songs of Love and Debacle and his April 2020 release Riding the Whirlwind in my mailbox — contactless, of… Read More

Secretary of State James Baker meets with President Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine, August 11, 1992

George H.W. Bush’s team navigated international crises in STATECRAFT: THE BUSH 41 TEAM – August 4 at 10 pm


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STATECRAFT: THE BUSH 41 TEAM Tuesday, August 4 at 10 pm Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team’s expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, collapse of Russia, the Panama invasion and the invasion of Kuwait. “The more I study the… Read More