News
7:13 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Local Mumps Cases Top 250

Local health officials have now confirmed 253 cases of mumps from the outbreak that began at Ohio State University.

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Krulwich Wonders...
7:10 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Introducing A Divorce Rate For Birds, And Guess Which Bird Never, Ever Divorces?

Robert Krulwich/NPR

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 7:06 pm

There is love. And then there's albatross love.

In his new book, The Thing With Feathers, Noah Strycker says albatrosses have a knack for coupling. "These globe trotters, who mate for life and are incredibly faithful to their partners, just might have the most intense love affairs of any animal on our planet," he writes.

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The Two-Way
7:10 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Wheel Well Stowaway Was 'Runaway Kid With A Bad Idea'

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 after its arrival on Monday at Maui's Kahului Airport. After the same flight landed on Sunday, a California teen emerged from the left rear wheel well.
Oskar Garcia AP

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 12:20 pm

The California teenager who survived a 5 1/2 hour flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 was "just a runaway kid with a bad idea," FBI Special Agent Tom Simon says.

Simon also says, according to The San Jose Mercury News, that the unidentified boy's lousy idea wasn't very well thought out: "He ran for the nearest plane. This was not a well-planned thing."

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News
7:04 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Search Resumes For Man Missing Since 2005

Credit WCBE Files

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies have resumed the search for a man who's been missing for nearly ten years.

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News
6:57 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Local Man Sentenced For Groping Women In Their Homes

A Franklin County man convicted of breaking into homes to grope women and girls will serve 25 years in prison.

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News
6:56 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Dennison Student Facing Drug Charges

A Denison University student is charged with dealing drugs on campus.

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News
6:54 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Body Removed From Hocking River

Athens police say they have yet to identify the body of a man pulled from the Hocking River off West State Street on Monday.

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Law
6:51 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Supreme Court Case Could Change How You Watch TV

An economic model is being challenged in the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a battle between broadcast television networks and the startup Aereo Inc. The issues focus on copyright law, but the outcome could alter broadcasting in the U.S.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 9:42 am

Bruce Springsteen may have been ahead of his times with his song "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)," released in 1992. These days there are hundreds of channels, and whether you like it or not, you get most of them in your basic cable package. On Tuesday, that economic model is being challenged in the Supreme Court in a high-stakes legal battle between the broadcast television networks and a tiny startup, or at least tiny by broadcast standards.

The issues focus on copyright law, but the outcome could alter the face of broadcasting in the United States.

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News
6:48 am
Tue April 22, 2014

State Spending Millions To Help Horse Show

Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed 38 million dollars for upgrades at the state fairgrounds.

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News
6:46 am
Tue April 22, 2014

BWC Investment Evokes Memories Of Coingate

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has agreed to put 50 million dollars into a Wisconsin-based real-estate investment fund run by a major bundler of campaign contributions to Republican presidential candidates.

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