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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Union workers at Ohio University and supporters took to the streets in Uptown Athens to again protest layoffs of 140 people during the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 100 protesters gathered Wednesday afternoon wearing American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1699 shirts, face masks and carrying signs. “Chop from the… Read More
Derek Chauvin now faces a second-degree murder charge, and three other former Minneapolis police officers are accused of aiding and abetting murder.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Ohio State University will be returning to in-person classes for part of the fall semester, under a plan announced by university president Michael Drake on Wednesday. Ohio State will hold the first day of autumn classes on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and on-campus instruction will run through Wednesday, Nov. 25. After Thanksgiving break,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A proposal from the Ohio House that would require people with COVID-19 give consent to contact tracing in writing has been rejected by the Senate. That sends the bill to a conference committee. A dozen Senators voted for the amendment, which was attached to a bill that would shield 911 operators’ personal information from… Read More
Hardship programs appear to be helping many people pause payments and survive the economic shutdown so far. But not everybody is getting the help, and advocates see big potential trouble ahead.
RACE MATTERS: AMERICA IN CRISIS: A PBS NEWSHOUR SPECIAL Airs Tuesday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET AMERICA IN BLACK AND BLUE 2020 Premieres Monday, June 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET Films with Historical Context by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Including RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says the state fully intends for schools to reopen in the fall. The governor said Tuesday the goal is to have kids back in the classroom. DeWine said at a news briefing that the date for when schools could start is completely up to local school boards…. Read More
Join us this week as Jorma Kaukonen performs his 10th solo FREE Quarantine Concert from the Fur Peace Ranch this coming Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. EDT. Due to the high quality video setup at the Fur Peace Station concert hall and the excellent sound system Jorma’s Live-stream concerts are a delight to watch… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has formed a task force with local and statewide elections officials to prepare for the November election. He’s pushing legislation that would make changes for November but Democrats have their own bill to do that. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says the Ohio… Read More
WOUB Digital · Exploring Life Post Cancer With Music: David Bays Cleveland Heights native David Bays was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma, an aggressive and rare form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at the age of 18. At the time a graduating high school senior, Bays took a gap year off for treatment before starting Wright State… Read More
Dr. James R. Gaskell has been a physician for over 50 years specializing in pediatrics. He also is the Health Commission of Athens City and County in Southeastern Ohio. When he took that job 20 years ago, he certainly didn’t expect to be fighting a major pandemic from the bottom up—from the grassroots front lines…. Read More