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Athena Cinema

Athena Cinema Provides Virtual Access to Newly Released Films

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Starting Friday, March 27, the Athena Cinema will be providing virtual access to newly released art house cinema films that viewers can purchase online access to at athenacinema.com/virtual. “In a pretty recent development, art houses around the country have started offering this service to customers and sharing results, which have been pretty positive,” Connor Baker,… Read More

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Medical Supply Donation Program Established in Ross and Pike Counties

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CHILLICOTHE, OH (WOUB) — Businesses and community members in Ross and Pike counties now have several ways to help local health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. People can donate money, medical supplies or make homemade masks to support medical staff at Adena Health System. The Adena Health Foundation established a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund… Read More

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UMWA Wants More Coronavirus Protections for Coal Miners

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The United Mine Workers of America is asking federal regulators to set uniform, enforceable guidelines to help protect coal miners from contracting COVID-19. In a letter dated Tuesday, March 24, UMWA President Cecil Roberts wrote to the Mine Safety and Health Administration requesting the agency issue a “safeguard” or “emergency standard” that would require coal mine operators… Read More

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Ohio Now Releasing Daily Numbers on Coronavirus Testing in Prisons

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Seventeen people have been tested for coronavirus in five Ohio prisons – 13 results were negative and the rest are pending, and those inmates are in isolation. Those numbers come from a new daily update that the state is now providing on testing in prisons and youth facilities. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio… Read More

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Wood County, W.Va. Confirms Second Positive Case of COVID-19

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WOUB) — The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department (MOVHD) confirmed a second positive case of COVID-19 in Wood County, West Virginia on Thursday, March 26. Both are being treated at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center, according to a release from the department. The MOVHD is conducting an investigation. If you are identified as… Read More