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Jorma Kaukonen Performs 9th FREE Quarantine Concert May 30


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Music so tasty that the New York Times Magazine columnist Sam Sifton recommends it in What to Cook This Week! “Did you know Jorma Kaukonen’s doing quarantine concerts at Fur Peace Ranch? They’re on YouTube and good noodly fun. Take one in,” says Sam and he’s right! Jorma’s shows are high quality! The broadcasts are… Read More

A warehouse in the Facing Hunger food bank in Huntington, WV.

Ohio Valley Anti-Hunger Advocates Worry Region Overlooked In Over $1 Billion Federal Food Box Program

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MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — A new federal program is buying more than $1 billion in farm products such as dairy, produce and meat unable to be sold due to the pandemic’s disruptions to the food supply and send “food boxes” to needy families. But some anti-hunger advocates worry that parts of the Ohio Valley may be… Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio’s Long-Term Care Facilities Will Restart Visitation In June

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Gov. Mike DeWine is beginning to loosen restrictions on assisted living facilities and homes for the developmentally disabled. Starting June 8, residents at those two types of long-term care facilities can meet with visitors outdoors, the governor announced Thursday. “We now have now have gone on several months and we know that it’s… Read More

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Another 100K Unemployed In Ohio Valley; US Jobless Total Tops 40M

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — As some businesses in the Ohio Valley reopen and welcome back both customers and employees the region continues reporting high levels of unemployment claims. At least 100,863 people in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia joined those seeking help during the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Kentucky, Ohio and West… Read More

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Juxtaposing Lightness and Darkness With Planet Jackpot


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Armed with almost a non-existent knowledge of how to do things CORRECTLY, Planet Jackpot prefers instead to do things LOUDLY. – Planet Jackpot’s bandcamp self description  WOUB Digital · Juxtaposing Lightness and Darkness With Planet Jackpot Max Wheeler’s Planet Jackpot is a manic celestial being who uses their otherworldly powers to energetically manifest the gamut… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse behind trees

Threats Against Two Democratic Lawmakers Bring Support, Investigation

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — An investigation is ongoing into threats targeting two sitting Democratic state lawmakers, a well-known senator from Akron who’s served in both chambers and his daughter, who leads the minority in the Ohio House. And some state leaders are speaking out. Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) said the threats received by… Read More

How Are You Doing pt. 4

‘How are You Doing?’: COVID’s Impact on Zanesville, OH | “Opening Up”

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‘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, all through a hyper-focused lens on live music venue, restaurant, and brewery Weasel Boy Brewing Company in Zanesville, OH. Installments will regularly be uploaded to WOUB Culture… Read More