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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University employee has tested positive for COVID-19, the university said Friday. The employee was last on the Athens campus May 4 and is recovering… Read More
Like most everything else, Radio Free Athens has been impacted by the current situation pertaining to COVID-19, which the World Health Organization has deemed a pandemic. Although you won’t get… Read More
The procedural move gives attorneys for House Democrats until May 18 to respond. They say they’re owed access to confidential evidence and other materials. No, argues the Trump administration.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking the Treasury Department and the IRS how many deceased people received coronavirus relief checks from the government — and what the solution is.
‘How Are You Doing?’ is a video series crafted by WOUB’s Doug Swift to document the social, cultural, and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the Southeast Ohio region,… Read More
There are various studies looking at changes to the virus genome — and the possible impact on how the virus affects humans. Here’s what we know (and don’t yet know) about mutations.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Gov. Andy Beshear has announced a plan to reopen Kentucky’s restaurants to limited dine-in service later this month. Beshear announced the next phase of business reopenings… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is furloughing around 875 staffers due to a possible $40 million loss from the coronavirus pandemic. The school issued a statement Friday saying… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Non-essential businesses that were closed during the past month due to COVID-19 are now starting to reopen. But some worry that’s happening too quickly… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state budget is a sea of red, as income and sales tax collections are less than half of what was predicted for this month. There… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Consequences of the unemployment driven by the novel coronavirus pandemic will reverberate through the U.S. economy for months, if not years. One result: as millions of Americans… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — An analysis by Harvard scientists and NPR finds that most states — including Kentucky and Ohio — are not testing enough residents for coronavirus in order to meet recommended… Read More
It was initially a moment of existential quandary that led Amanda Gormley to unearthing the life and legacy of artist and illustrator Barbara Shermund. The artist is Gormley’s aunt, and… Read More
The Moore women say WOUB prepared them for successful careers in broadcasting ATHENS, OH – Mother and daughter (Veanise) Gina Moore and Jennifer Moore are the embodiment of the saying… Read More