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LinkedIn CEO Condemns Employees’ ‘Appalling Comments’ On Race
During an all-staff meeting, anonymous employees deride the racial justice protests and question the professional networking company’s diversity initiatives.
Very Special NMF Memories From the RFA Crew
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… Read More
Poll: Two-Thirds Think Trump Made Racial Tensions Worse After Floyd Was Killed
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.
Ohio National Guardsman Recalled After Claims Of Racist Posts
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… Read More
Ohio Considers Bill To Bypass Voters Re: Sunday Liquor Sales
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… Read More
WATCH: People Are Willing To Gamble With Re-opening Casinos
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… Read More
Tear Gassing During An Infectious Outbreak Called ‘A Recipe For Disaster’
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.
KY Governor: Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Moved
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… Read More
WV Fire Official Removed After “Inappropriate” Social Media Posts
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… Read More
Remembering D28 + 5 Host Ron Vigue
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… Read More
Authors Retract Hydroxychloroquine Study, Citing Concern Over Data
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.