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The president said the border would close by “mutual consent,” the latest development in the coronavirus pandemic.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Ohio is shutting down most Bureau of Motor Vehicles locations effective Wednesday night, while instructing law enforcement to stop issuing tickets for expired driver’s licenses. At his daily coronavirus press conference Wednesday, Gov. Mike DeWine also announced the state is issuing public health orders to close all barber shops, salons, spas… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens County Food Pantry has served almost 300 families through March 17, and will continue to provide food for families in need. The ACFP sent out a press release Wednesday, clarifying its food box program is still available even though the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services closed… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Several utility providers have temporarily stopped shutting off service for customers who are behind on their payments. On March 12, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) recommended that all public utility providers under its jurisdiction “to review their service disconnection policies, practices, and tariff provisions and to promptly seek any… Read More
More colleges and universities are canceling classes due to COVID-19. Most are keeping dorms and dining halls open, but a growing number have asked students to pack up and leave campus indefinitely.
Just over three years ago, Anna Malus-Kitzmann had an incredibly successful career in advertising. She was working with amazing clients on big household brands. But something was wrong. Anna says she felt burned out and unfulfilled, so she pivoted. In 2018, Anna started The Good Campaign, a marketing, community and social platform created to promote… Read More
Videos provide “How To” Guides for Virtual Instruction ATHENS, OH – Teachers in southeast Ohio and around the state now have some additional resources to help adjust to online and remote instruction in these unprecedented times due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). WOUB’s Learning Lab is working with the educational technology services… Read More
Between March 12 and March 15, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine banned all gatherings of more than 100 people in the state of Ohio and closed all Ohio restaurants and bars as a part of the state’s harm reduction efforts in containing the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the highly contagious coronavirus. As… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Public transportation in Athens has been modified in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The regular CATS student transport service was suspended after students were advised not to return to Ohio University’s campus after instruction moved to remote learning through the end of the spring semester, “OHIO Transportation and Parking Services’… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University has decided to postpone Spring 2020 Commencement and all graduation activities on all regional campuses. According to an email OU President Duane Nellis sent Wednesday morning, the university is making the decision “in alignment with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).” The recommendations updated Monday… Read More
Need great during this unprecedented public health emergency POMEROY, OH – With the increase in need emerging as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, several employees from WOUB Public Media volunteered yesterday morning (Tuesday) with Indivisible Appalachia Ohio and the Southeast Ohio Foodbank to distribute food to income eligible families who are at or below… Read More
NEW DOCUMENTARY TACKLES IMPACT OF RACISM ON PUBLIC HOUSING EAST LAKE MEADOWS: A PUBLIC HOUSING STORY Explores History of Atlanta Public Housing Project, Tells Stories of Those Who Called East Lake Home East Lake Meadows, the public housing project opened by the Atlanta Housing Authority in 1970 and demolished a generation later, is the… Read More