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Critics say the settlement doesn’t hold company executives or members of the Sackler family accountable for their aggressive marketing of Oxycontin which helped fuel the nation’s opioid epidemic.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 1,184 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 10 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the new cases in a press release sent October 21. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates seven of these new cases involved… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The campaign ad war between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden and groups that support them has been fairly even in Ohio. But the final stretch shows the candidates are changing their spending plans for this state. The Trump campaign has canceled all but around $3 million of the $18… Read More
As a singer and songwriter, Austin Atteberry has always had a love affair with music. But while spending time as a volunteer at a children’s hospital, he witnessed the power of music to heal. He created The Sing Me a Story Foundation to connect thousands of songwriters with children in need throughout the world. Learn… Read More
In two March episodes, guest host Tom Hodson talked with Bev Jones about how to build a portfolio career, as an alternative to traditional retirement. Since then, Tom has in fact retired from his leadership role at Ohio University and WOUB. While he has many interests, he’s finding the transition to be more challenging than… Read More
WOUB Digital · Artist Profile: Sun Boats Zack Shafer, Sam Debatin, and Harper Reese all grew up in Athens. That local spirit comes through in their music as the country trio Sun Boats, but their silky smooth harmonies and skilled guitarism reach out beyond just Appalachian roots and echo a broader American music style, as… Read More
Scott Varner graduated from Ohio University in 1994 ATHENS, OH – As the executive director of strategic partnerships and family engagement for Columbus City Schools, Scott Varner’s job has become vital in recent months. The Coronavirus pandemic has students and parents looking to the former WOUB student to stay connected while learning from home. “In… Read More