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Sanitation Company Agrees To Halt Operations That Polluted Vinton County Creek

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Faced with legal action by the state, a Vinton County company has agreed to clean up a creek it polluted and take steps to prevent future contamination. Ohio’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against A2Z Sanitation three weeks ago after state environmental regulators said the company was not taking sufficient action… Read More

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Democrats, NAACP Sue Over Ohio Stand-Your-Ground Gun Bill

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic lawmakers, the NAACP and a grassroots organizing group have sued the attorney general of Ohio saying the last-minute approval of a “stand-your-ground” gun bill is unconstitutional. The provision was added to a bill that had near-unanimous support in the final days of the Legislature’s two-year session in December. The bill introduced… Read More

Nan Whaley, a Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor in 2022, stands inside the entrance of Donkey Coffee, a local coffee shop, in Athens, Ohio, on Friday, June 11, 2021.

Governor Candidate: Corruption Allegations Baseless, Untrue

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Ohio governor is calling corruption allegations against her contained in court documents filed several years ago but recently made public baseless and untrue. Nan Whaley is the mayor of Dayton and a candidate for governor. She says unfounded claims were made against her in a federal investigation… Read More

Memorial at World Trade Center Ground Zero The memorial was dedicated on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

The ‘Direct Line’ Between National Unity After 9/11 And Partisan Polarization In 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — It has been two decades since Sept. 11, 2001 and we are still learning how the terror attacks shaped our politics, military and sense of national unity. Garrett Graff is the author of the book “The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11.” He also hosts a new podcast… Read More

Artist Lynn Carden Examines Eight Generations In ‘The Women of Robertson Place’

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WOUB Digital · Artist Lynn Carden Examines Eight Generations In ‘The Women of Robertson Place’ Artist Lynn Carden has spent somewhere around 20 years examining the roots of her family’s history, and her work has culminated in a book entitled The Women of Robertson Place: A Family Saga. The book traces the matriarchal lineage that… Read More