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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials have announced that $3.3 million in grants have been awarded to West Virginia communities for the cleanup or assessment of contaminated properties. The agency said in a statement Thursday that eight properties were selected through its Brownfields program, which allocates funds for communities to restore sites… Read More
The presidents of the 11 members of the Big East Conference are leaning toward not allowing sports to be played at schools this season unless their campuses are open. Commissioner Val Ackerman disclosed the information on Friday in a wide-ranging virtual interview with members of the media about the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic on… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will pay about $41 million to settle a dozen lawsuits by 162 men alleging decades-old sexual abuse and mistreatment by a team doctor, Richard Strauss. The school previously announced a settlement had been reached with about half of the roughly 350 accusers who sued, but details on the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is acknowledging that there are risks to reopening Ohio’s economy following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the governor says “it’s really a risk no matter what we do.” Retail businesses in Ohio will be allowed to reopen Tuesday with barbershops, hair salons, day spas, nail… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Officials in Athens County are outlining new procedures for anyone visiting Athens County offices as the state slowly reopens from from the coronavirus-induced closings. According to a press release, the Athens County Annex building and the Courthouse will only be accessible through the Courthouse’s security entrance under the steps at 15…. Read More
Three members of the White House coronavirus task force — FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, CDC Director Robert Redfield and NIAID Director Anthony Fauci — are isolating themselves for two weeks.
Community Supported Agriculture programs that sell a weekly box of produce directly to consumers are popular amid concerns about grocery shopping during the pandemic.