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A pioneer in the Human Genome Project shared with faculty, staff and students his views on science and laboratory advances during a visit on campus today. Dr. Leroy Hood, Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology 2011 Russ Prize recipient, spoke at the Baker University Center Theatre. Hood discussed his observations of biology and lab efforts, emerging… Read More
Investigators are offering reward money to anyone with information about a Vinton County fatal fire they have ruled an arson. Listen to your audio update here.
Investigators are offering reward money to anyone with information about a Vinton County fatal fire they have ruled arson. Ohio public utility regulators have rejected electric rate increases criticized by schools and small businesses as burdensome at a time of a weak economy. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Perry County Commissioners will examine three unsewered areas in an effort to address public health hazards. The Ohio House has passed a bill providing a stiffer penalty for acts of animal cruelty by people affiliated with kennels. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Mold and humidity problems are prompting the Fairfield County Department of Health to move to a new location. Fairfield County Health Director Larry Hanna says the department will move this fall from its current location at the Clarence E. Miller Building, 1587 Granville Pike, to the Colonnade Medical Building on Sheridan Drive. Larry… Read More
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's campus will be the site of a new West Virginia National Guard armed forces readiness center. A new 16-million dollar solar panel project will provide tax-free income for Noble County and create more than 100 new jobs. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Southeast Ohio woodland owners will soon have the chance to learn about selling their timber. The Ohio State University extension office in Marietta will hold a timber marketing meeting later this month. Dean Sinclair, of the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District, says woodland owners should attend the meeting because they will receive useful information… Read More
Washington County residents may soon be receiving high-speed wireless Internet services. County Commissioners and Connect Ohio are working with New Era Broadband Services to start a 30-day campaign to collect information about what residents need and want. New Era will be placing signs along roads in areas of residences and businesses that do not get… Read More
The Gallipolis post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a fatal car crash on Mill Creek Road in Gallia County last night. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an anti-bullying bill that requires schools to update policies to include harassment and intimidation sent electronically. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Scioto County deputies now know the identity of a body found earlier this week along the shore line of the Ohio River. Voters in Guernsey County will be casting ballots on the Cambridge City School District renewal and increase emergency levy on March 6. Details in your afternoon audio update.
A retired Vinton County judge will fill the 87th Ohio House District seat left vacant by Representative John Carey. A Zanesville Healthcare System is now a level three trauma center. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The director of the Athens County Historical Society is appealing the Bella Vino decision to the Athens Board of Zoing Appeals. Ohio has received two failing grades in an annual report card on what the states are doing to control smoking. Details in your afternoon update.
United States Senator Sherrod Brown says he wants more explanation for why USDA offices in Ohio are on the chopping block. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced earlier this month, in an effort to save taxpayer dollars, 10 Farm Service Agency offices will close. The offices are located in Carroll, Clark, Coshocton, Franklin, Hamilton, Meigs,… Read More
Athens area DJs and musicians will be lending their talents for a younger generation of musical artists. Tonight, groups will perform at Jackie O's Pub and Brewery to raise money to help Athens County Music in the Schools program. Organizer Kieran Manzi says the program is in danger of ending. The Music in the… Read More
A homicide suspect is in custody following a morning manhunt in Washington County. A dog in Portsmouth has been scheduled to be euthanized because its owner failed to get it properly insured. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Belpre Bureau of Motor vehicles is closing in June 2012. The Scioto County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an eight-week-old baby. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The superintendent of Union Scioto Local Schools says that although no changes have been made to their anti-bullying policy, they are working with Equal Ohio to make necessary changes. Dwight Garrett told WOUB News he had anticipated changes by the end of 2011, but so far none have been finalized. The need to make changes… Read More
For every bowl of Kellogg's cereal consumed by Ohio University students, another bowl will be donated to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Food Center. Ohio University Culinary Services and Kellogg's Food Away From Home program are teaming up for the month of January to make this possible. "Kellogg's has been a great partner in this effort,… Read More
The Hocking College School of Health and Nursing now has a new dean. A second victim has died as a result of a Perry County head-on crash. Details in your afternoon audio update.
A 61-year-old West Portsmouth woman is alive today, thanks to the efforts of her neighbor, two deputies, and three firefighters after flames consumed her home. Last night, a passerby noticed the woman's house was on fire and told her neighbor. The neighbor arrived at the home quickly, but was unable to get inside. Two Scioto… Read More
A school district is picketing over pay and benefits. An Ohio couple has plead guilty in a Craigslist scam. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal says yesterday's house fire in Chesapeake is accidental. Jurors would take a 50 percent pay cut under a moneysaving plan before judges in one southeast Ohio county. Details in your afternoon audio update.
A Pike County toddler is in critical condition at Nationwide Children's hospital with injuries authorities say are related to child abuse. Sheriff Richard Henderson says he received a call from a local hospital yesterday concerning a child abuse complaint. Henderson says the boy suffered severe injuries and was taken by helicopter to Columbus…. Read More