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The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump’s orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — During the past couple of weeks, the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus has increased. And some doctors say they are seeing some other trends. Pediatrician Rachael Morocco says she’s seeing more children coming into her practice with COVID like symptoms. “We’ve also seen an uptick in asymptomatic… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The U.S. is now averaging roughly 40,000 new confirmed infections of COVID-19 each day. The caseload has more than doubled this month in at least 10 states, mostly in the South and the West. As some states put their reopening plans on hold, the nation’s top health experts are sounding new warnings… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Drivers are no longer required by law to have license plates on the front of their cars. The change ends a long debate over the use of front plates. Opponents argue that front plates are unnecessary and cost the state about $1.4 million to manufacture. Alicia Reece, a former… Read More
The president dismisses the allegation as politically motivated. The Senate Intelligence Committee is scheduled to receive a briefing on the matter Wednesday.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 37 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four additional cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the case in a press release sent July 1. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. Data from the… Read More
The vice president wore a mask during an appearance in Rockville, Md. Despite a surge in new cases, Pence insisted the country was “in a much better place than four months ago, even two months ago.”
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say four Toledo City Council members and a private attorney took part in a bribery and extortion scheme that encouraged soliciting and/or accepting cash and other things of value from business owners in exchange for favorable votes on issues before the council. Tyrone Riley, Yvonne Harper, Larry Sykes, and… Read More
WOUB Digital · Return of the Mothman In the nearly two decades since the release of Mark Pellington’s The Mothman Prophecies film, the Mothman of Point Pleasant, WV has become one of the most recognizable cryptids the world over. Alongside Big Foot and the Loch Ness Monster, what was once a terrifying folktale (supported by… Read More
An African-American father and a black mother explain how they need to warn children about possible violence against them by police or others. This starts at a very young age and continues through young adulthood in a repetitive manner. It’s called “The Talk” and it happens in every black family with children, says Isaiah Simmons,… Read More