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Actor Diana Rigg, best known for roles in the 1960s The Avengers, a James Bond movie and Game of Thrones, died at 82. NPR offers a remembrance.
(UPDATE 9/11 9:06) Duwve retracted her decision and withdrew from consideration. In a statement, the DeWine Administration says Duwve cited personal reasons for the decision. ____________________________________ COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Gov. Mike DeWine announced the appointment of Dr. Joan Duwve as director of the Ohio Department of Health during his Thursday press conference. Duwve is… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Former Ohio Governor John Kasich has been criticizing President Trump since losing to him in the presidential primary back in 2016. Now, he’s not alone. A new group of Ohioans who have been influential in Republican party leadership say they’re coming together for one purpose – to defeat President… Read More
The list, released Wednesday, includes three Republican U.S. senators — all of whom have directly or indirectly criticized Chief Justice John Roberts for not being conservative enough.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County stayed at a Level 2 Public Health Emergency as 17 COVID-19 cases confirmed Thursday brought its total to 464 since the beginning of the pandemic. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 10. Gov. Mike DeWine released this week’s Ohio Public Health… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — House lawmakers planned a Thursday hearing to begin repealing and replacing a nuclear plant bailout law. The law is at the center of a $60 million federal bribery probe and which led to the ouster of the former GOP House speaker. Newly elected House Speaker Bob Cupp created the House Select… Read More
The very first Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games came out two decades ago, for the original PlayStation. Their blocky, flat graphics haven’t aged well, but now a remastered version restores their shine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — The story in The Atlantic quoting anonymous sources saying President Donald Trump referred to American soldiers who lost their lives in service as “suckers” and “losers” is still getting widespread reaction. But Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator is casting doubt on whether Trump said what’s been confirmed by several news outlets. President Trump has denied making the comments. So, when Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) was… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s consumer watchdog wants a regulatory agency to investigate whether the state’s largest electric utility used customer money to fund an alleged $60 million bribery scheme involving one of Ohio’s most powerful politicians. The Ohio Consumers’ Counsel late Tuesday asked the Public Utility Commission of Ohio to seek an independent investigation to… Read More
Anxiety and depression among teens and youth are getting worse since COVID lockdowns began in March, early studies suggest, and many experts say they fear a corresponding increase in suicide.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House will begin to hold hearings on a possible repeal of a sweeping energy bill that bailed out nuclear power plants, among several other things. Supporters and opponents of the law, which is now at the center of a federal bribery investigation, are fighting over what the… Read More
WOUB Digital · New Decorative Arts Center Director Emphasizes the Importance of Human Stories The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio welcomed Jason Crabill as their new executive director earlier this summer. “Taking on a job like this in the middle of a global pandemic — I might have chosen different circumstances around it — but… Read More
Replaces Cancelled Live from Here with Chris Thile ATHENS, OH – WOUB FM will start airing a new music program on September 19. American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program, hosted by Nick Spitzer, produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time… Read More