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New Film Offers an Unprecedented Look at a Year in the Life of Pope Francis and Those who Live and Work in the Vatican Filmed over the course of the fifth year of Pope Francis’s pontificate, INSIDE THE VATICAN provides rare behind-the-scenes access to one of the most important places in the Christian world. Nestled… Read More
Climate change activists had planned three days of protests and other events for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. But with the coronavirus pandemic, they will be virtual.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — The thousands of Ohioans whose elective procedures were postponed as a result of the state’s coronavirus outbreak will soon be able to access the treatment they need. At his daily briefing Wednesday, Gov. Mike DeWine said first priority will be given to patients awaiting surgeries. The state announced a halt to elective… Read More
Widespread testing is key to lifting social distancing and preventing more waves of COVID-19. But how do communities know if they’re doing sufficient testing to stay on top of outbreaks?
Jorma Kaukonen’s Quarantine Concert #4 is coming to you with excellent acoustics from the Fur Peace Station Concert Hall. It will start at 8 p.m. EDT this Saturday, April 25. The link is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pImqCWpu_H In a career that has already spanned a half-century, guitarist and vocalist, Jorma Kaukonen has been one of the most highly… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city has responded to a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union that raised concerns with plans to clear a homeless encampment. The Wheeling City Manager said Monday that officials were reviewing the concerns, but didn’t say whether they would be addressed. The Intelligencer reports Wheeling began removing… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a so-called right-to-work law and handed a defeat to labor unions which had sought to protect workers’ union dues. In an opinion released Tuesday, the justices granted summary judgment to the state and overturned a February 2019 ruling by a lower court judge who… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Much of what’s happening now in Ohio and for the foreseeable future is online, and that’s exposing some serious problems in broadband service across Ohio. With Ohio’s schools closed, teachers are putting their lessons online and millions of Ohioans are working from home. Tens of thousands are tuning into the… Read More
Jessica Bouffioux and Kurt McGinnis are Shadow in the Moon, a Lancaster-based musical duo, that, just like everyone and everything else, have been impacted by COVID-19 and the efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Although measures to ensure public safety have made it impossible for traditional live performance (at least as of… Read More
WOUB to hold YouTube Premiere of asylum documentary on Friday ATHENS, OH – The Old Athens State Mental Hospital, now known as The Ridges, is a place that fascinates many. In 2013, WOUB Public Media produced a documentary, which is being released for free on YouTube this Friday, on the cemeteries located at the Asylum… Read More
Local news outlets are being used more than ever by people during the Coronavirus pandemic. However, these local outlets are struggling for financial survival and many are losing the battle. For the past month, major news outlets such as The New York Times, Atlantic, The Hill, Fortune and others have been ringing the death knell… Read More