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Ravi Shankar took Indian classical music to world stages and introduced the sitar to Western audiences. His influence can still be felt today, 100 years after his birth.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — At his press conference on Wednesday, Governor Mike DeWine made a public plea to Ohio’s hospitals, asking them to save their N95 protective masks so they can be decontaminated. Rather than discard masks after use, the Columbus-based Battelle research organization has developed a new method of decontaminating the protective devices so… Read More
Across the U.S., expectant parents and those who have recently given birth are confronting an unanticipated layer of stress due to coronavirus. Health care providers have had to rethink how best to offer prenatal care at a time people are being told to stay home. And some hospitals have barred visitors — including partners —… Read More
The Vermont senator is exiting the 2020 race, bowing to the commanding delegate lead former Vice President Joe Biden has established.
JACKSON, Ohio (WOUB) — Jackson County has confirmed the first two cases of COVID-19 in the county. The first case was confirmed the night of Tuesday, April 7 in a release from Jackson County Health Commissioner Kevin Aston. The second positive case was confirmed by the health department on Facebook Wednesday, April 8. One patient is… Read More
President Trump removed the head of a group charged with overseeing the coronavirus package passed by Congress. Trump has bristled at the oversight actions of several inspectors general.
A new national survey also suggests most teens are following coronavirus news closely — and they’re worried.
ATHENS, OH — Three simple, yet powerful words. “I would say probably the biggest thing is to never give up,” Federal Hocking senior Brad Russell said. Senior Brad Russell had every reason to want to give up. His freshmen year at Federal Hocking, the Lancers didn’t win a single game. The following year, just two. His… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Hospital Association has sent out its guidelines for allocating scarce resources, detailing what medical staff should do if they don’t have the equipment they need to treat patients with COVID-19. The Ohio Hospital Association’s guidelines are now circulating among its members and the group is taking input. Gov. Mike… Read More
Although gathering for live music will be impossible for a little while, WOUB Culture is trying to keep the groove alive by asking members of the regional music scene about the music they have been relying on to get through these strange times. Chloe Musick is the Marketing and Public Relations Director at Stuart’s Opera… Read More
Ann Marie Muehlhauser was a professional staff member from 1980-1987 ATHENS, OH – Many of WOUB’s viewers and listeners are relying on WOUB’s newsroom these days for the latest news and information regarding the Coronavirus pandemic. Former WOUB News Director and Assistant News Director Ann Marie Muehlhauser says WOUB’s newsroom has an important role to… Read More
“Bedlam” Looks at the Mental Health Crisis in the U.S. on INDEPENDENT LENS, Monday April 13 at 10 pm
KENNETH ROSENBERG’S BEDLAM TO MAKE ITS BROADCAST DEBUT ON PBS’S INDEPENDENT LENS ON APRIL 13, 2020 Psychiatrist and Filmmaker Kenneth Rosenberg Examines the Mental Health Crisis Through Intimate Stories of Those In-and-Out of ERs, Jails and Homeless Camps in Los Angeles, While Searching for Answers to His Own Late Sister’s Mental Illness In an… Read More
The folk and country star had been hospitalized on a ventilator for more than a week.