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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said there have been discrepancies in data from the homes, and wants even those already checked to be retested.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A voting rights organization says there are potentially a lot fewer voters who will cast ballots this year compared to the presidential primary four years ago. The group looked at totals so far for the March 17 primary that has been extended to April 28. Mike Brickner with All Voting is Local has compared numbers for… Read More
MASON, Ohio – The United States Postal Service is distributing millions of masks, gloves and cleaning supplies to over 30 thousand locations each day. For the more than 600,000 Americans who work for the United States Postal Service, and for their customers this is comforting news. In addition, post offices may be as clean as… Read More
NORRISTOWN, PA. — Social distancing in the age of COVID-19 has rendered behind-the-wheel driving lessons nearly impossible for drivers hoping to get their license. Department of Motor Vehicle locations are shuttered across Pennsylvania and Ohio where permit and license tests are administered and driver licenses are renewed. Preventative Measures in Pennsylvania and Ohio The only… Read More
COLUMBUS, OHIO (WCPN) — On April 17, 1964, Columbus native Jerrie Mock became the first female aviator to circle the globe in her plane, the “Spirit of Columbus.” To kick off his Friday coronavirus update, Gov. Mike DeWine presented Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton with the 2020 Spirit of Columbus Award. He quickly… Read More
The president’s former attorney and fixer will be permitted to move to home confinement because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gorilla Party and Clementines have just released “Split,” an EP featuring two songs from each of the DIY groups. I spoke to Gorilla Party’s Tyler Tompkins about a week before the EP’s release. Tompkins filled me in on how the EP came to be and how the regional DIY scene has impacted him. The Split… 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. Ben Davis Jr. is a singer-songwriter in the tradition of Todd Snider,… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (OVR) — Ohio’s primary was moved to April 28 from its original date on March 17. The most important thing to remember about the date of Ohio’s rescheduled primary is April 27 — the day before the actual election date. That’s because most residents will be voting by mail, and those ballots must… Read More
NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Stay-at-home orders around the country have prevented athletes from heading to the gym to prepare for their seasons. But one athlete from Northeast Ohio has had no problem improving his skills during quarantine. Jonah McCartney, a senior at North Canton Hoover High School, was a member of the basketball team for… Read More