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DJ B-Funk to Raise Funds for Equal Justice Initiative with ‘Trust Me Dance Party: Black is Beautiful’

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WOUB Digital · Equal Justice Initiative to Benefit From ‘Trust Me Dance Party: Black is Beautiful’ Athens’ DJ B-Funk (Brandon Thompson) will be raising funds for the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) with his Trust Me Dance Party: Black is Beautiful Stream Fundraiser Saturday, June 13 starting at 8 p.m. on Twitch.tv at @papabfunk. Thompson celebrated… Read More

Dr. Amy Acton, Ohio Department of Health director

Amy Acton Stepping Down As Ohio Health Department Director

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Dr. Amy Acton is stepping down from her position as director of the Ohio Department of Health, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday. DeWine said Acton will remain on as his Chief Health Advisor, focusing on the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. “Dr. Acton’s extraordinary bedside manner and wise counsel have helped us all… Read More

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WATCH: What This Global Health Expert Sees In States Where COVID-19 Is Surging

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — As Americans attempt to return to pre-pandemic habits and activities, COVID-19 continues to spread. More than 20 states have seen a jump in coronavirus cases in the past couple of weeks, and hospitalizations have increased significantly in at least eight. Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, joins NewsHour’s… Read More

Office of Budget and Management director Kimberly Murnieks

Ohio Handles One Budget Shortfall, But Another Deficit Is Looming Soon

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Using three quarters of a billion dollars in cuts and some reserve cash and federal Medicaid funding, the state of Ohio has staved off a budget deficit for the fiscal year that ends on June 30. But there’s a huge shortfall ahead for the year that begins on July 1…. Read More

A Confederate shirt at a county fair.

Ohio Lawmakers Reject Amendment That Would Have Banned Sale Or Display Of Confederate Flag At Fairs

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Lawmakers in a House committee rejected a proposed amendment that would have banned the sale and display of the Confederate flag at county fairs in Ohio. Democratic Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) wanted to add the amendment to a bill that allows county fairs to hold events during the COVID19 pandemic…. Read More

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about administration efforts to develop a vaccine as Dr. Debbie Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci listen during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RC25PG9C3C88

Why Was America So Unprepared to Fight the Coronavirus? A FRONTLINE Documentary Special, June 16


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Why Was America So Unprepared to Fight the Coronavirus? A FRONTLINE Documentary Special Offers Answers The Virus: What Went Wrong?  Tues., June 16, 2020 Streaming at 7/6c at pbs.org/frontline & in the PBS Video App Airing at 9:30/8:30c on PBS and on YouTube www.facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs Instagram: @frontlinepbs | YouTube: youtube.com/frontline   On December… Read More