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WATCH: ‘Massive Numbers of People’ Needed to do Contact Tracing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — State governments across the country are hiring thousands of people as contact tracers to track the spread of COVID-19 and to help bring it under control. The data collected from contact tracing can help researchers better understand how the virus spreads, and what mitigation methods work. ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen joins… Read More

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Effigy of Kentucky Governor Displayed at Rally Near Capitol

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — News reports say an effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear was hung in a tree near the state Capitol during a protest rally Sunday billed as a Patriot Day celebration of constitutional rights. The development in Frankfort drew rebukes from politicians from both major parties. Local news reports said the effigy… Read More

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DeWine: Wearing Masks Shouldn’t be Political Issue

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says wearing masks while in public during the coronavirus pandemic should not be a political issue. DeWine was reacting on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday to North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s call for “support and encouragement” for those wearing masks since they may be protecting someone vulnerable… Read More

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WOUB Creative Abundance on YouTube


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Documentaries will be released each Friday at 8 p.m. ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media continues its free YouTube release of locally-produced documentaries this week to provide quality local entertainment people can enjoy at home as Ohioans fight the spread of COVID-19.  On Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., WOUB is releasing Creative Abundance. The… Read More

WOUB Airing Final Season “Downton Abbey” Marathon Over Two Sundays! May 31 & June 7


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WOUB SCHEDULES THE PERFECT LAUNCH TO SUMMER WITH A WEEKEND “DOWNTON ABBEY” MARATHON  For those suffering from “Downton Abbey” withdrawal, missing their weekly dose of the joys and travails of the Crawley family and their servants, despair no longer. WOUB has scheduled a binge-worthy two-Sunday marathon of season six, the final season of the top… Read More