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Like most everything else, Radio Free Athens has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Although you won’t get to hear your favorite DJs on the air for a while, we will be supplying faithful listeners with playlists in the meantime. Find them below! From R@T There is no rhyme or reason to this week’s playlist. … Read More
On Thursday the EPA ordered the e-commerce giants to stop selling a list of unregistered and misbranded products, some of which contained toxic chemicals like methylene chloride and chlorine dioxide.
A young woman in her 20s was healthy before the coronavirus struck her. After two months on a ventilator and ECMO device, her transplanted lungs are now working.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The number of weekly jobless claims is the lowest since the economic shutdown began in March, but it remains far above what the U.S. has experienced during other financial crises. Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, said earlier this week that he expects unemployment to remain elevated for years to… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A court in eastern Ohio has dismissed a case that brought criminal charges against the owner of a diner in Cambridge for failing to comply with rules set forth in the state’s reopening plan for restaurants. This was the outcome the state’s Attorney General had requested. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost admits the owner of the National Road… Read More
POWELL, Ohio (AP) — John “Jack” Hanna has announced plans to retire from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium after 42 years. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Hanna will finish the remainder of the year and retain the zoo’s director emeritus title. Hanna says it is time to dedicate more time to family life and hiking… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A Republican state senator from the Dayton area has lost his job as an emergency room doctor after asking a racially insensitive question at a hearing on a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis. Sen. Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) has issued a statement saying his question was “unintentionally… Read More
CONTENT ADVISORY: The above video contains language that may be offensive to some. 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… Read More
PREHISTORIC ROAD TRIP Premieres Wednesdays, June 17-July 1 on PBS Join Host Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent at Chicago’s Field Museum and Creator of Popular YouTube Series “The Brain Scoop,” For a Summer Road Trip Through the Heart of America’s Fossil Country New Three-Part Series Explores Prehistoric Life Across the Western U.S. This summer,… Read More