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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people at high risk of being infected with HIV should be offered a daily pill containing antiretroviral medications. The drug’s cost remains a hurdle.
The House of Representatives voted on a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.
Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.
Ohio Senate Republicans made sweeping changes to the House version of the state budget, including larger tax cuts and restored tax breaks. The Senate budget revives the small business income tax deduction on the first $250,000 earned. The House lowered that to the first $100,000. It also brings back the film tax credit and diverts $125 million from school wraparound services to school choice vouchers. When rolling out his budget… Read More
May 25 through August 18, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will feature “Selections from the Pizzuti Collection.” The exhibition is broken up into portraiture, abstract art, landscape, and still life artwork in a myriad of artistic mediums. Check out some images of the work on display in the exhibition below, and listen to WOUB’s… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Three priests have lost their high-ranking positions in West Virginia after a church investigation reportedly accused them of enabling predatory and harassing conduct and financial mismanagement by the former leader of the state’s Roman Catholic Church. Archbishop William Lori announced Monday, without saying why, that the Revs. Frederick Annie, Anthony Cincinnati… Read More
Kris Poland and Andrew Lampela of Weedghost spoke to WOUB’s Emily Votaw about their longtime Nelsonville Music Festival act, Weedghost. Video by: Joe Votaw, James Miller, Adam Ignasky, Mitchell Sturkey, Ruthie Herman Editing by: Adam Ignasky Interview by: Emily Votaw
Total state tax collections were up 20 percent over estimates for April and 3.1 percent for May. That’s leading the state budget director to revise her projections for a budget surplus for the close of the fiscal year at the end of this month. In March, Gov. Mike DeWine’s budget director Kimberly Murnieks turned out to be a… Read More
GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) – Health officials in Ohio say 15 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County’s health department said Monday that’s up from 13 last week. Mount Carmel Health System says the hospital is working with health officials to identify… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republicans who lead the Ohio Senate are ready to unveil their proposal for the two-year state budget as lawmakers face a June 30 deadline to get a spending plan signed by the governor. Senators are expected Tuesday to outline how their version differs from the $69 billion plan approved last month… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Researchers at West Virginia University are trying to figure out how to create a more environmentally friendly way to keep power plants running. The college on Monday said it’s on the project with the help of a $400,000 Department of Energy grant. WVU cites federal data to say the country’s power… Read More
WOUB spoke to Columbus’ The Cordial Sins on the second day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. Video by: Adam Ignasky, Ruthie Herman, Mitchell Sturkey Editing by: Mitchell Sturkey
POV: Roll Red Roll Monday, June 17 at 10 pm on WOUB Go behind the headlines of the assault of a teenage girl by members of a high school football team, uncovering the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. Roll Red Roll… Read More