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Sacramento, Calif., is one of the first U.S. cities to have 5G wireless service and its mayor sees it giving the city an edge in attracting businesses and autonomous-vehicle technology.
The federal government spends billions of dollars each year helping communities rebuild after disasters and to prevent future damage. But that money isn’t always allocated to those who need it most.
Gottlieb, who will resign in a month, stood out in the Trump administration for his efforts to regulate the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries. The reasons for his resignation are not yet clear.
British doctors report the apparent eradication of HIV from a patient who was undergoing treatment for cancer. It’s only the second time this has been accomplished, despite many attempts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it’s crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk, Ohio, said his mother’s “love, affection and care is apparent,” but that… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine’s used his first State of the State address to emphasize the importance on building towards a better future, he says Ohio can do this by investing in programs that support early childhood development, public health, and workforce development. At one point, DeWine asked his cabinet members who deal with health and human… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law giving people more options to register as an organ donor. Gov. Matt Bevin signed Senate Bill 77 on Tuesday. The bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Julie Raque Adams, would give people the option of registering as an organ donor when they log… Read More
After Ohio lost to Buffalo by 47 points back on February 19, the team could have packed it in for the season, playing out the remainder of their schedule with minimal effort being put towards winning any of their remaining five regular season games. However, not even losing by a historic margin could make these… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The mayor of Columbus and other area leaders are supporting a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 18 cents a gallon to help maintain roads and bridges. Mayor Andrew Ginther and other central Ohio leaders said in a statement Monday they support House Bill 62, the transportation budget… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill addressing banking services for the state’s medical marijuana program. The Senate approved the bill 29-4 Tuesday. It now goes to the governor. The bill would authorize the state to allow financial institutions, including credit unions, to bid on contracts to process fees and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A critical-care doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of Ohio hospital patients who died is denying he negligently or intentionally prescribed drugs to end a woman’s life. The response is part of a court filing seeking dismissal of a lawsuit against Dr. William Husel over the September death… Read More
YELLOWSTONE SYMPHONY March 13, 2019 on WOUB – A Spectacular Visual Journey Through America’s First National Park Set to Classical Music – From the ethereal wonders at Mammoth Hot Springs to the grandeur of Tower Fall to its extraordinary wildlife, YELLOWSTONE SYMPHONY takes viewers on a spectacular visual journey through America’s first national park. Set… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health officials say an active HIV cluster has been confirmed in Cabell County. A statement from the West Virginia Department of Public Health says there are 28 known cases, primarily among intravenous drug users. Officials told The Herald-Dispatch the cluster represents a sharp increase from the baseline average of… Read More
A CONVERSATION WITH KEN BURNS March 21, 2019 on WOUB – A Comprehensive Look at the Acclaimed Filmmaker’s Entire Career – Award-winning, critically-acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns sits down to discuss his work as a historian, storyteller and curator of uniquely American subjects in a new special for PBS viewers. Guided by Peabody Award-winning journalist… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A backlog in processing applications for Ohio Medicaid eligibility continues to delay health care for needy families and cause financial difficulties for care providers. More than 88,000 Ohioans who’ve applied for Medicaid eligibility are waiting for their applications to be processed, with nearly two-thirds of the applications pending 45 days or… Read More
The second annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place on Ohio University’s Athens campus on Thursday, March 28. The event features a wide array of regional and national music industry professionals speaking about the industry that they have succeeded in. The summit will also feature an artist showcase with Doc Robinson, Blueprint, and… Read More
In celebration of the birth of pioneering musical legend Andrea Bocelli, Great Performances presents Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60, airing on WOUB Monday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. Andrea Bocelli @ 60 will also be available to stream beginning March 2 via WOUB Passport. In Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60, the world-renowned, four-time… Read More