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No other state has reported as many cases of COVID-19 behind bars as Ohio, in large part because no other state has tested as many inmates.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Ohio schools will continue teaching students remotely for the rest of the school year. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the decision Monday, two weeks before his school closing order was set to expire. DeWine said parents, teachers and school administrators expressed concerns about the virus and continuity with just a few weeks… Read More
At one point on Monday morning, West Texas Intermediate hit $10.34 a barrel — the lowest price in 34 years. At the start of 2020, that same barrel cost around $60.
Last week, NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker shared a portrait of what the new normal looks like for his family, and NewsHour asked viewers to share with us what their new normal looks like during the outbreak. In the coming weeks, they’ll highlight some of those experiences. PBSToday, a father and son from West Virginia are… Read More
The federal government has waived a law that required an in-person doctor’s visit before patients could be prescribed drugs that quell withdrawal symptoms. That’s a boon for patients, counselors say.
It’s a story seen fairly often (or not often enough depending on the popularity of your band). A couple of friends decide to get together and play music. They practice, perform, establish their voice, and put out self-recorded singles and EPs. Then, through tales of a tantalizing live show or modestly successful streaming statistics, the… 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. During the quarantine I’ve been enjoying extended (in some cases, day long)… 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
Governor Beshear has announced the largest one day total of coronavirus cases in Kentucky. During his daily briefing Sunday night, the governor reported 273 new cases and four deaths. Beshear said the total number of COVID-19 cases is just 40 shy of three thousand. While many of the serious cases and deaths have taken place… Read More