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Athens School District does first-ever virtual spirit week

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ATHENS, OH (WOUB) — Everyone is trying to think and stay positive during the COVID-19 pandemic. To uplift spirits, Athens Superintendent Tom Gibbs and Athletic Director Rick Guimond created a virtual spirit week using the hashtag #InThisTogetherBulldogs to encourage students to stay connected during these trying times. “It’s tough to keep in contact with our… Read More

Prison Bars

Advocates for Prisoners in Ohio’s Lockups say Thousands Should be Released Now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio has its first inmate death due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Mike DeWine says an inmate at the Pickaway Correctional Institution has passed away. Last week, a corrections officer at the Marion Correctional Institution died from the illness. Governor Mike DeWine has recommended more than 200 prisoners be released from Ohio’s… Read More

Cameron Kittle Trimble Tomcats

Trimble’s Kittle Excited to Start Career as a Buckeye

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GLOUSTER, Ohio – Competition is something Trimble senior Cameron Kittle doesn’t shy away from. Whether it’s as the star point guard on the hardwood or the quarterback on the gridiron, Kittle is used to big stages and spotlights.  Kittle will have a chance to prove himself starting this fall as he journeys up US-33 to… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Confirms First Inmate Death; DeWine Issues New Orders for Nursing Homes, Liquor Sale

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Ohio health officials Monday confirmed an inmate died from COVID-19 at Pickaway Correctional Institution — the first reported inmate death in the state. More than a dozen of Pickaway’s staff members are out sick. Gov. Mike DeWine announced Monday he plans to send up to 30 members of the National Guard to… Read More

The U.S. Capitol

Brown, Portman Talk Next Steps in Federal COVID-19 Response

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The federal government is in the process of sending out checks to most Americans as part of the stimulus package responding to the economic fallout of the coronavirus. U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) talk about some of the next steps they’d like to see from Congress…. Read More