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During an all-staff meeting, anonymous employees deride the racial justice protests and question the professional networking company’s diversity initiatives.
This weekend is usually the most magical of the year. Let’s hope we are back at Robbins Crossing finding out about our new favorite band this time next year! From Michael T. It is impossible to summarize every fantastic band, artist, performance and experience provided every year at the NMF. This list of artists I witnessed… Read More
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
The state has suspended a member of the Ohio National Guard after allegedly sharing “white supremacist ideology” online. The FBI is investigating and the member faces permanent removal from the guard. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.
Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow restaurants and bars to sell liquor on Sundays without having to obtain a special permit. Right now, only businesses that have asked voters for special permits can sell alcohol on Sundays. The Ohio Restaurant Association supports the bill to wipe out the need for that license,… Read More
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mask use was spotty among customers as casinos in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada reopened Thursday for the first time since March. Downtown and suburban casinos were first to open after midnight, and Las Vegas Strip resorts opened later in the morning in a nod to recent nighttime protests over the… Read More
Researchers say police should not be using tear gas or pepper spray against protesters: they make people cough droplets, and also damage the body in ways that could make people sicker from COVID-19.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Statues of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln tower over visitors to Kentucky’s Capitol, but the state’s governor doesn’t think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday that he sees the Davis statue as a divisive symbol… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has removed a state fire commissioner over “inappropriate and inflammatory” social media posts. Justice said in a statement that he removed Martin Hess on Thursday from the West Virginia State Fire Commission after being made aware of various recent posts. The brief statement did not describe… Read More
Vigue hosted the program on WOUB FM for more than 20 years ATHENS, OH – WOUB Radio is remembering one of its most dedicated Bluegrass volunteers who passed away in April. Ron Vigue was 85 years old. He was a volunteer DJ on WOUB FM’s D28 + 5 radio program for more than 20 years… Read More
A paper suggesting hydroxychloroquine increases the risk of death for patients with COVID-19 has been retracted by three of its authors because they were not able to verify the data used in the study.