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W.Va. School Will Remain Closed for Rest of Year, Due to Coronavirus

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVPB) — After holding out for weeks on making a decision, Gov. Jim Justice said today that schools will be closed for the rest of the year. The announcement was made at his daily virtual press conference. He said if state workers are going to continue to work remotely, he can’t in good… Read More

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Urbana University Closing Campus After Spring Semester, Citing Pandemic Difficulties

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URBANA, Ohio (WOSU) — Urbana University, a private college in Ohio, announced Tuesday that it will close its physical campus and move classes online after the spring semester ends. It will also stop enrolling students at the end of the semester. The university will transition its academic offerings to Franklin University in Columbus, citing operational difficulties caused by… Read More

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Judge: Legitimate Cause to Limit Ohio Businesses Amid Virus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge gave Ohio officials an early victory in a lawsuit challenging the shuttering of nonessential employers in response to the pandemic. The judge rejected a Columbus bridal shop’s bid for a temporary restraining order that would have allowed it to reopen. While another hearing on the lawsuit is set… Read More

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Official: Firm ‘Devastated’ by Fire at Large Ohio Egg Farm

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UPDATE (6:30 p.m.) Authorities say a fast-moving fire at a large egg farm in Ohio destroyed one large building and also killed hens in other buildings. The blaze was reported shortly before 3:30 a.m. at the Trillium Farms facility in Croton. Chief Mike Richardson of the Hartford Volunteer Fire Department told the Newark Advocate that… Read More

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Revolutionary New Medicines in “JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH” on INDEPENDENT LENS, Monday, April 27 at 10


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BILL HANEY’S: “JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH” PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, APRIL 27 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG What Does it Take to Deliver Revolutionary New Medicines Against Life-Threatening Disease? “We are facing a global health challenge that knows no boundaries or race or religion, and we are all relying on gifted and passionate scientists and healthcare… Read More