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With bookings down and cancellations on the rise amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases, United’s furloughs will be a “gut punch” to employees when federal coronavirus relief funding runs out.
Trump’s campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters, but the president concedes in an interview that the worsening Florida outbreak may force those plans to shift.
The opinion upheld a Trump administration rule that significantly cut back on the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurers provide free birth control coverage under almost all health care plans.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says officials are working on plans to reopen schools across the state in early September as coronavirus cases rise to record highs. The Republican governor on Wednesday said he’s targeting Sept. 8 as a tentative date to reopen schools but stressed that the timing could change depending… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University has reopened a voluntary separation or retirement program (VSRP) for eligible faculty, executive vice president and provost Elizabeth Sayrs said in an email Wednesday. When the university offered this same program earlier in spring semester, 74 faculty members agreed to leave. Sayrs said several faculty members have since contacted… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 79 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 16 additional cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 8. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. And analysis… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Eight Ohio University student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced Tuesday. These students have been asked to return to their permanent residences to isolate and follow health guidelines. The Athens City-County Health Department is working to notify potentially exposed individuals who had interactions with these students before the positive… Read More
WOUB Digital · Justin Arthur Discusses Forthcoming Solo EP ‘Wilt’ UPDATED August 3, 2020: Wilt is out now! Listen to it at this link! “Help Me Breathe” from Justin Arthur’s forthcoming solo EP Wilt opens up this feature. The Marietta based musician, perhaps best known for being a part of The Hopewell and rock ‘n’… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Nearly three quarters of all confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Ohio have been in nursing homes. Ohio National Guard personnel have been helping with testing in long term care facilities, but the funding for them to continue that and other pandemic related missions runs out in a month. Guard personnel have been… Read More
Removal operation was finished in about 20 minutes ATHENS, OH – Those living near Cambridge may have wondered what was going on last Thursday (July 2) when they saw a helicopter flying close to the WOUC TV Transmission Tower. The helicopter was removing an old 47-foot-long, 4800-pound antenna that was no longer in use from… Read More
African American children are often told by the white establishment that “education” is the way to obtain equality yet, at the same time, black children are not given equal educational opportunities. They are told to get a quality education at the same time their schools are underfunded, have old textbooks, and have overly stretched teachers,… Read More