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Athens City Hall is seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Appointed Athens council members respond to being called “tokenized” political pawns by council candidate

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An independent running for Athens City Council called out two members of the council Monday night, saying they’re being used by the Democratic Party to sideline more progressive voices. In a three-minute prepared statement, Damon Krane addressed the council’s two newest members, Ben Ziff and Micah McCarey, and said they were… Read More

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Know what makes you come alive, says Jonathan Fields


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/JazzedAboutWork/mp3/118JonathanFields.mp3 Jonathan Fields, often known as ‘the Good Life Guy,” says we each have a special imprint – something that fills us with meaning, joy, purpose and possibility. Today, Jonathan describes how our perfect job options are explored in his book, “Sparked: Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive.” And he… Read More

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Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Oct. 20

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,711 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the cases on Oct. 20, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved two people 30-39, two people 50-59, two people 60-69 and… Read More

A dispatcher at the Montgomery Regional Dispatch Center answers 911 calls and enters information into a Computer-Aided Dispatch System.

ShotSpotter generates thousands of alerts in Dayton, but officers find few crimes

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DAYTON, Ohio (WYSO) — It’s a typical Tuesday at the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. In a dimly-lit room, dispatchers hunch over computer monitors, responding to 911 calls through headsets. The calls range from things like mental health needs to car break-ins. But in another part of the room, there’s a different kind of alert coming… Read More

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The director of Ohio University’s Veterans and Military Student Services Center shares insights about student veteran experience with WOUB Culture

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Anyone who attends college will undergo an accompanying transitionary period in their life. Regardless of whether they are an 18-year-old fresh from high school or if they are one of the 700 currently enrolled students on Ohio University’s campuses who are also active-duty military personnel or veterans, shifting to an academic atmosphere that you’re not… Read More

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Explore the breadth of the Veteran experience across the nation’s history in “American Veteran” Tuesdays at 9 starting October 26


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Four-Part Series AMERICAN VETERAN Premieres on PBS Tuesdays, October 26-November 16, 2021  AMERICAN VETERAN Companion Podcast and Digital Video Series Premiere Fall 2021  Initiative Explores the Breadth of the Veteran Experience Across the Nation’s History Through Interviews with Dozens of Veterans From All Branches of the Service   AMERICAN VETERAN is an ambitious initiative that… Read More