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COLUMBUS, Ohio, (WOSU) — Around 75 protesters gathered outside of the Ohio Statehouse on Thursday to criticize the government’s restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak. Many wore Guy Fawkes masks over their faces, and at least one held a gun. Their signs criticized the governor’s stay-at-home order, closure of schools and shutdown of the economy: “My… Read More
The predicted death toll has fallen, Dr. Anthony Fauci says, because of Americans’ embrace of physical separation and other restrictions.
NOBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Noble County Health Department has been notified of the first positive confirmed laboratory test of COVID-19 in the county. The health department said in a release Wednesday, April 8 that they received news of the positive case and that the patient was quarantined at home. The patient is a… Read More
John Prine passed away Tuesday, April 7 at the age of 73 in Nashville of complications from COVID-19. Following his death, social media filled up with everyone’s favorite John Prine songs, which ranged from the timely and poignant (“When I Get Into Heaven”) to the mainstay classics from Prine’s long career (“Angel From Montgomery,” “Your… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS NewsHour) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday after enduring a series of disappointing results in state primary elections. But many of the positions on which Sanders campaigned still resonate with the liberal wing of the party. PBS NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins reports, and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio officials say the state’s vote-by-mail process is safe and not corrupt, in contrast to President Donald Trump’s recent comments during a press briefing and on Twitter. Trump called mail-in voting “horrible” and “corrupt,” saying there’s a “tremendous potential for voter fraud.” Voting is still open for those who haven’t cast a… Read More
Claims for unemployment insurance once again surged around the Ohio Valley as nearly 355,500 people in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia sought help last week amid the economic calamity caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That’s in addition to the roughly 400,000 unemployment claims from the three states the previous week. The graph below shows the… Read More
Jorma Kaukonen will perform live from the Fur Peace Ranch, spreading the message to “Stay in Peace!” Join us for his second stream from the Fur Peace Ranch YouTube Channel. On Saturday, April 11 at 8 p.m. EDT Jorma will perform and answer questions through the chat feature on the Fur Peace Ranch YouTube channel…. Read More
NEW DOCUMENTARY EXPOSES U.S. DIABETES EPIDEMIC, SHOWING THE MANY FACES OF DIABETES AND AN URGENT NEED TO END THE STIGMA BLOOD SUGAR RISING Narrated by S. Epatha Merkerson Premieres Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 9pm on WOUB https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/blood-sugar-rising/ #BloodSugarPBS Diabetes is a hidden epidemic in America, with a frighteningly rapid rise in the last… Read More
New Documentary The Definition of Insanity Premieres Tuesday, April 14, 2020 on PBS Film Follows the Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project (CMHP), A Revolutionary Approach to Solving the Mental Health Crisis That Could Be a Model for the Nation The new documentary, The Definition of Insanity, explores the groundbreaking work of The Miami-Dade Criminal… Read More
In this episode, a trio of Zappos marketing pros — Derrin Hawkins, Kelly Smith and Tia Zuniga – describe how and why they crowd-sourced a book about this intriguing company. They talk about how Zappos maintains a radical focus on both serving customers and keeping employees happy. And they describe why they prefer working face-to-face,… Read More
Matt Medford deals with people all day every day. LOTS of people. Hear how he keeps his cool and his perspective in this episode of The Kindness Podcast. Then head over to his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/matthewmedfordministries for more inspiration!