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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — State Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) will take over as Ohio House Speaker following the removal of Larry Householder. The Ohio House reconvened Thursday afternoon to conduct the vote. Cupp, a former Ohio state senator and Ohio Supreme Court justice, was nominated for the position by state Rep. Timothy Ginter (R-Salem). “I’ve come… Read More
A trillion dollars worth of American farmland will change hands in the coming years. Wealthy investors are likely to buy more of it with the power to shape rural communities and the environment.
WOUB Digital · Mountain Stage’s Larry Groce to Perform in Benefit Livestream for Peoples Bank Theatre Aug. 1 Saturday, August 1, Larry Groce, Todd Burge, and Jess Baldwin will perform from the stage of the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta as a part of the theatre’s 100 Days for 100 Years Fundraising campaign. The stream… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has been downgraded to a Level 2 Public Health Emergency, according to the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. This comes a week after the county was removed from the Level 4 watch list. Gov. DeWine revealed the updated Public Health Advisory System Map during his press conference on Thursday. Athens… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google encountered intense scrutiny from House lawmakers on Wednesday, particularly over whether they leverage unfair business practices to prevent their competition from succeeding. Is American antitrust law sufficient to handle the rapidly changing landscape of technology? Dipayan Ghosh of the Harvard Kennedy School joins… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — The Ohio House voted unanimously to remove Larry Householder as Ohio House Speaker, just minutes after a federal grand jury indicted Householder and four others in a $60 million racketeering conspiracy connected to last year’s nuclear bailout bill. With Householder absent, speaker pro tempore Jim Butler (R-Oakwood) called the Ohio House into session. Proceedings… Read More
Mary Shaffer credits WOUB for teaching her the value of learning it all ATHENS, OH – Mary (McCahon) Shaffer says her diverse experience has made her successful, and that’s something she learned was important at WOUB. Shaffer, who is now the manager of public relations at Progressive Insurance in Cleveland, started working at WOUB as… Read More