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The administration acknowledges the risk of students spreading the contagion to vulnerable populations but emphasizes that school closures disrupt “critical services to children and their families.”
A letter from over 200 scientists to the World Health Organization asks for further investigation into how the virus spreads. WHO responded at a press conference on Tuesday.
WHITESBURG, Ky. (OVR) — More than 50 Ohio Valley coal companies received loans totaling as much as $119 million through the Paycheck Protection Program meant to keep people employed during the pandemic’s economic downturn. Congress passed the PPP in March to help businesses keep employees on the payroll and out of unemployment lines. The data released… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine announced the Ohio Department of Health will issue a public health order requiring face masks in public in seven counties where the spread of COVID-19 is considered most severe. Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery and Trumbull are all considered “red alerts” under the state’s Public Health Advisory System, and… Read More
WOUB Digital · Factory Street Focuses on Themes of Race, Privilege, Social Justice with Move It Dance Festival Factory Street Studio has put out a call for choreographic submissions from dancers and choreographers of all ages for adjudicated inclusion in Move It, a virtual dance festival seeking work that “engages with the themes of race,… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 63 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four additional cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 7. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. But an… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio has more of an idea about what this November’s election will look like now that the state’s election chief has handed down a directive outlining details to Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s directive tells local boards to print additional ballots, get plenty of… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — An extra 20 weeks of unemployment compensation will be made available to eligible Ohioans once they have exhausted their other benefits. Bret Crow with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state’s unemployment is high enough that some Ohioans will be able to get an extension. “This… Read More
Wes Osborn became successful disc jockey and marketing researcher ATHENS, OH – From the moment you talk with Wes Osborn, a 1973 radio and television graduate, you know he had a successful career as a radio broadcaster. His voice is one of those voices made for the airwaves. And Osborn says the minute he sat… Read More
FRONTLINE’s “Once Upon a Time in Iraq”- the Iraq War as You’ve Never Seen It Before; Tuesday July 14 at 9 p.m.
Frontline: Once Upon a Time in Iraq Tues., July 14, 2020 Streaming at 7/6c at pbs.org/frontline & in the PBS Video App Airing at 9/8c on PBS and on YouTube www.facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs Instagram: @frontlinepbs | YouTube: youtube.com/frontline In the more than 17 years since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, the country’s people… Read More
New federal rules will prohibit international students from completing fully online courses of study while in the U.S. Monday’s announcement comes as more colleges release their plans for the fall.