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Athens Co. Confirms Second Positive Case of COVID-19

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Another positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Athens County. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the second case on Saturday, March 28. The first case was confirmed in an announcement on Thursday, March 26. The department said after the first confirmation that an investigation into the patient’s close contacts was underway…. Read More

People gather outside Holy Family Church in Columbus, which does outreach to the homeless in Franklin County.

Ohioans Experiencing Homelessness Face Special Challenges During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The more than 10,000 people in Ohio identified as homeless are already at a higher risk for catching communicable diseases but the coronavirus pandemic is making matters worse. Advocates for the homeless say it’s hard to maintain the 6-foot distance between residents in shelters, and keeping clean can be an issue. Jessica Jenkins, who works with… Read More

David Pratt Jr. and Sr., right and second from right, protest former employer Blackjewel in summer 2019.

‘There’s Going To Be Something Better for Him’: Former Blackjewel Miners Reflect on Changes in Coal Country

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On a blistering August afternoon in Cumberland, Kentucky, David Pratt, Jr. stood in the middle of a two-lane highway, holding a sign that read “COAL MINERS AND TRUCKERS AGAINST CORPORATE AMERICA.” A few yards away, his father, David Pratt Sr., who is graying but still muscular, leaned back in a lawn chair perched precariously on… Read More

Julia Child

Pay Tribute to the Original TV Chef in DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD; Fridays at 10 & 10:30 pm Starting April 3


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Nine of America’s Most Popular Chefs – José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Carla Hall, Vivian Howard, Sara Moulton, Jacques Pépin, Éric Ripert, Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart – Pay Tribute to the Original TV Chef in DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD New Six-Part Series Broadcast Premiere on Fridays, April 3-17 on PBS   When Julia Child’s seminal… Read More