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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
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
If you have COVID-19 or suspect you do, here’s what doctors say about what to expect and when you can stop isolating.
Sanders suspended his own campaign last week after determining his path to victory was “virtually impossible.”
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
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
On March 13, President Trump promised to mobilize private and public resources to respond to the coronavirus. NPR followed up on each promise and found little action had been taken.
When it comes to COVID-19, there has been a great deal of discussion about whether or not people are asymptomatic and what that could really mean when it comes to contracting and spreading the virus. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with ProPublic health reporter Caroline Chen to find out more about what the data is telling us.
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
Although all springtime events have been canceled due to COVID-19, some local artists are still releasing new music as originally planned. Megan Cameron, lead vocals and keyboard for Amethystone, says that while the release party for their newest album, The Alchemist, planned to be held at Arts West will have to be rescheduled, the band… 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. Demetri Wolfe is a guitar player and composer from Northwest Washington, DC…. Read More
Documentaries will be released each Friday at 8 p.m. ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media continues its YouTube release of locally-produced documentaries this week, as Ohioans are staying at home and following the directive of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Doctor Amy Acton to fight the spread of COVID-19…. Read More