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From school closures to event cancellations, the disruptions are real — and vital. It’s all to slow the spread of coronavirus so hospitals don’t get so overwhelmed that they can’t treat the sickest.
CLEVELAND (AP) — State officials say the number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Ohio has doubled in one day from 13 to 26. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Saturday that 12 women and 14 men ranging in age from 31 to 86 have tested positive. Counties… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — This is certainly not how I expected my time at WOUB to end. For the last few days, I wasn’t exactly sure how to cope with all of the sudden change. Ultimately, I decided that I should write about it. Just a week ago, I was settling into my usual spot on… Read More
The rule, which was to take effect April 1, would have tightened work requirements for some food stamp recipients. But a judge said flexibility in food aid is needed amid a pandemic.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —The spread of the novel coronavirus spurred Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to order colleges, universities, and K-12 schools to close. An estimated 29 percent of Athens County children live below the poverty level. Several local organizations, churches, and businesses are stepping up to help feed children and families. There are also ways… Read More
It has been less than three months since reports of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China first made international headlines. With worldwide cases – on every continent except for Antarctica – growing significantly every day, the World Health Organization has now declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. “Confronting Coronavirus: A PBS NewsHour Special” will focus on health… Read More
Great Performances at the Met: Turandot Premieres nationwide Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. on WOUB Season 14 of Great Performances at the Met comes to primetime Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. on WOUB with Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s Turandot. Soprano Christine Goerke stars as the beautiful but brutal Princess Turandot… Read More