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President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House

WATCH: Trump Addresses Nation After Novel Coronavirus Deemed Pandemic

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is quickly unveiling a coronavirus aid package while President Donald Trump is considering a national disaster declaration and new travel advisories as Washington raced Wednesday to confront the outbreak that’s moving dramatically across the country and disrupting the daily lives of Americans. President Donald Trump is expected to address the nation… Read More

Ohio Women’s Basketball: ‘Cats Shoot Past Western Michigan in MAC Quarterfinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Just 19 hours prior to the opening tip of the first game of the Mid-American Conference Quarterfinals, it was announced that fans would be barred from attendance due to concerns of the spread of Covid-19. The only people in the stands were to be immediate family. But, early in the third quarter,… Read More

Players react after an NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball tournament game between Kansas and Ohio State Saturday, March 31, 2012, in New Orleans.

NCAA Basketball Tournaments Will Proceed Without Most Spectators

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NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert says he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments with only essential staff and limited family in attendance. The decision comes after the… Read More

Athens Health Commissioner Emphasizes Social Distancing, Hand-Washing to Stay Healthy

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County’s top health official says avoiding major public events and washing your hands properly are two important ways to prevent getting sick from flu or the novel coronavirus. Dr. James Gaskell, Health Commissioner at the Athens City-County Health Department, said he and his staff are paying close attention to the… Read More