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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio National Guard will deploy across the state beginning this week to help expand COVID-19 testing at Ohio’s 960 nursing homes. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the effort during his regular coronavirus briefing. Guard members would work as part of more than a dozen so-called Congregate Care Unified Response teams… Read More
Most places where Americans usually register to vote have been closed since March. It’s led to a big drop in new registrations right before an election that was expected to see record turnout.
To contain the coronavirus, the U.S. needs to be able to test a lot of people. But we’re facing a shortage of a key ingredient: the swab. Here’s why these swabs are so hard to source.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — House Minority Caucus Leader Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) is criticizing the state’s plan to address racial health disparities during the coronavirus pandemic saying the strategy Gov. Mike DeWine is taking is good but not enough, calling it “too little, too late.” Sykes says Ohio could have been targeting resources and culturally… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Many Western societies have not had to face death at the scale of COVID-19 since World War II, nearly 75 years ago. Could the grim reality of the coronavirus pandemic change the way we deal with life and loss? Special NewsHour correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — COVID-19 closed down the March primary election, and lawmakers extended the absentee ballot deadline to late April. Voter rights groups are asking state lawmakers to reform voting laws now, to avoid confusion before the November election. But they are not necessarily on the same page when it comes to which… Read More
WOUB Digital · Tantrum Theater Offers Empowering Summer Drama Experience for Kids Although the in person theater education experience that Ohio University’s Tantrum Theater typically provides for regional children and teens won’t be possible to execute safely due to the COVID-19 crisis this summer, Tantrum has developed two online programs for children and teens that… Read More
Drive will be conducted with minimal interruption to programming SUPPORT WOUB FM NOW ATHENS, OH – The changing news has many people in our region tuning into WOUB radio daily for the latest information. WOUB realizes that keeping up to date is vitally important, and with that in mind WOUB has decided to limit our… Read More