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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The head of the Ohio corrections system says state prisons must begin reopening to accommodate the slow return to business as usual. Ohio has the most coronavirus deaths in prisons of any state. But Annette Chambers-Smith said this week that the agency needs to figure out how to live with COVID-19… Read More
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
Later this week, NASA and SpaceX will launch the first rocket carrying astronauts from U.S. soil since the end of the space shuttle era. But COVID-19 has forced some changes to their plans.
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
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
Thousands of people who were planning to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day had to cancel this year. That includes veterans traveling with the nonprofit network Honor Flight.
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
“Mask usage is going to help us get this economy reopened,” the president’s national security adviser said on Sunday.
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
Positive Deviance is an approach to public health that flips the script of traditional top-down and deficit-based communication. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Arvind Singhal shares how he has embraced an assets-based, grassroots approach to social change in the midst of natural disasters, disability rights, domestic violence, and family planning. The reach of… Read More