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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — According to a press release, on December 23, 2020, The Athens City Police Department and The Athens County Sheriff’s Office searched a home on Scatter Ridge Road for evidence of mail and package theft. More than 500 pieces of evidence were recovered including, federal passports, envelopes, Christmas cards, gift cards, family… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A bill in the Ohio legislature that toughens penalties for domestic abuse and creates more protections for victims will not pass the General Assembly by the end of the year. The bill’s sponsor says she plans to reintroduce what’s known as Aisha’s Law in the new year. House Bill 3 is… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House finished the bulk of its work with the Republican speaker saying the chamber will not take any action on HB6. The sweeping energy law that bails out nuclear power plants has been linked to the biggest alleged scandal in Ohio politics. In the course of seven… Read More
President Trump’s signature, even after his bashing of the legislation, puts an end to uncertainty over when millions of Americans will receive the economic relief provided in the massive bill.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 2,998 total cases of COVID-19 after 30 new cases were reported Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on December 28. Analysis of ODH data, eight involved people aged 0-19, six involved people aged 40-49, five involved people aged 20-29, four involved people aged… Read More
STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WOSU) — In January, Stark County will have its first-ever Black elected prosecutor. Republican Kyle Stone, 37, will also be the only Black county prosecutor in the state of Ohio. “I am willing to do whatever it takes so that we can make sure that everyone no matter who they are in… Read More
FRANKFURT, Ky. (OVR) — The arrival of the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was met with cheers around the Ohio Valley as the first doses were administered to front-line health workers. The Pfizer — and, soon, Moderna — vaccines bring the promise of relief after months of pandemic-driven closures and a deadly surge in… Read More
Terry Mullally graduated from Ohio University in 1983 ATHENS, OH – Terry Mullally, the editing supervisor at WJW in Cleveland, remembers one moment in her career when she truly realized the value of her WOUB experience. “I was floor directing a show at WTTG in Washington D.C. that was hosted by Maury Povich, and he… Read More
A woman grapples with two mysteries: “Elizabeth Is Missing” on MASTERPIECE, Sunday, January 3 at 9 p.m.
A woman grapples with two mysteries…. Elizabeth Is Missing on MASTERPIECE Glenda Jackson stars in an adaptation of Emma Healey’s bestselling novel on MASTERPIECE Sunday, January 3, 2021 on PBS Two-time Academy Award®–winner Glenda Jackson (A Touch of Class, Women in Love) stars as a woman desperately trying to solve two mysteries as she declines… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An unprecedented year yielded an unprecedented Christmas. No big reunions, not a lot of traveling and no Santa interacting with the kids. Ohio has seen more than seven hundred thousand people get COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, nine months ago, and more than eight thousand died. Nearly all of… Read More