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West Virginia House of Delegates member Derrick Evans, left, is given the oath of office Dec. 14, 2020, in the House chamber at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Evans recorded video of himself and fellow supporters of President Donald Trump storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 prompting calls for his resignation and thousands of signatures on an online petition advocating his removal.

Lawmaker Resigns From West Virginia House After Being Charged For His Role In U.S. Capitol Insurrection

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WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — Derrick Evans, a newly elected West Virginia state lawmaker, has resigned before serving a single day in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The 35-year-old from Wayne County was one of hundreds of pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted Congress during the certification of state election results… Read More

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Athens County Confirms 37 New COVID-19 Cases For January 9

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 3,377 total cases of COVID-19 after 37 new cases were reported Saturday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on January 9, 2021. An analysis of ODH data indicates 12 involved people aged 20-29, seven involved people aged 80+, four involved people aged 40-49, four… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats lead Wire-To-Wire against Toledo in 85-66 win

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ATHENS, Ohio — For the first time this season, the Bobcats won a game comfortably. When Peyton Guice dropped a three-pointer just 15 seconds into the game to give Ohio its first lead of the day, the Bobcats never really looked back.  In fact, Ohio (5-3-3-2 MAC) never trailed and essentially cruised to an 85-66… Read More