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Ohio National Guard To Assist Winter Storm Cleanup In Lawrence And Gallia Counties

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — Residents of Lawrence and Gallia Counties now have assistance in the cleanup of recent ice storms. Gov. Mike DeWine activated the Ohio National Guard Friday to assist the two counties currently under a State of Emergency. Members of the 1191st Engineer Company in Portsmouth were placed on state active duty to help… Read More

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West Virginia AG Warns Of Price Gouging In Snow Emergency

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s attorney general is warning against price gouging during a state of emergency that took effect on Tuesday due to winter weather. Gov. Jim Justice declared a state of emergency in four western counties where an ice storm caused tens of thousands of power outages and knocked trees onto roads…. Read More

An Icy Start to 2021: Winter Weather Advisories for Freezing Rain Issued

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ATHENS, OH (WOUB)—Another winter system will begin working its way through southeast Ohio Thursday night into Friday morning. The National Weather Service in has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Washington, Athens, Perry, Morgan, Jackson, Vinton, Fairfield, Hocking, Licking, Pike, Ross, Pickaway, and Franklin counties until 10:00 AM Friday. Be sure to have multiple ways… Read More

Heavy downpours increased dramatically in the Ohio Valley as the climate changed.

Ohio Valley Mayors Aim For A Green Recovery Amid Coronavirus And Climate Change

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. (OVR) — When newly elected President Donald Trump announced in 2017 that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, he said, “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.” The goal of the landmark Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015 by 189 parties,… Read More

Schuneman Symposium on Photojournalism and New Media


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“The Big Story” brings together journalists who are covering the big stories in the news today: heroin, climate change, the border wall, California wildfires, the Mueller investigation, the Rohingya refugee crisis and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Presentations on heroin and the border wall will be presented by teams who won 2018 Pulitzer Prizes for their… Read More

Heat Warnings Cause Ohio Towns To Cancel Fireworks Shows

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – It’s going to be too hot for fireworks this weekend, at least for a few Ohio communities. Organizers of Fourth of July celebrations in Springfield Township and Swanton, both near Toledo, have canceled their Saturday night fireworks shows because of the expected extreme heat. The National Weather Service has issued excessive… Read More