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WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — The Mine Safety and Health Administration is not doing enough to protect coal miners from deadly silica dust, according to a new report from the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General. The IG found that MSHA’s standards for exposure to deadly silica dust were out of date, and MSHA lacked… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 1,648 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 12 cases were confirmed Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on November 16. Analysis of ODH data indicates seven involved people aged 20-29, two involved people aged 0-19, two involved people… Read More
Pent-up demand from households that have been cooped up over the last eight months could drive a spending boom in the spring, providing a big boost to the economy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Columbus home of the chair of the agency that regulates Ohio utilities was the site of a search by the FBI this morning. FBI agents carried boxes out of the home of Public Utilities Commission chair Sam Randazzo. An FBI spokesman says the raid was related to a… Read More
BARLOW, Ky. (OVR) — David Meinschein’s teachers, staff and students have sacrificed a lot this year amid the staggering challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. He opens the door heading inside Ballard Memorial High School’s basketball gymnasium — known locally as the “Green Palace” for its school colors. The school’s emptiness is another reminder of COVID-19’s… Read More
WOUB Digital · Blueprint Discusses ‘The 10 Traits of Successful Hip-Hop Artists’ Al Shepherd is a Columbus-based rapper and overall creative polymath better known by his stage name Blueprint. He took time to speak with WOUB Culture about his most recently published book, The Ten Traits of Successful Hip-Hop Artists, as well as his overall… Read More
Brian Miller graduated from Ohio University in 1995 ATHENS, OH – When Brian Miller graduated from Ohio University in 1995, he got in his car and drove to Los Angeles without a job to start knocking on doors in pursuit of his Hollywood dream. “Having the ability to get that real-world experience in college from… Read More