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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Republican House Speaker Larry Householder’s office is reinstituting its work from home policy. This comes after at least one House employee was put on administrative following testing positive for COVID-19. And some Democratic members are furious, saying they’ve been kept in the dark. Ohio House Representative Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park)… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Casa Nueva and Cantina has closed temporarily after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, the restaurant announced on its Facebook page Wednesday. Grace Corbin, the marketing coordinator for Casa and one of its worker-owners, said the restaurant is working closely with the Athens City-County Health Department and having daily conference calls… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The number of counties where masks are required in indoor business spaces and public places has gone up to 12, with one county falling off the initial list and five more being added. Masks will be required starting Friday at 6pm in Clermont, Wood, Lorain, Summit, Pickaway and Fairfield Counties…. Read More
In two 7-2 rulings written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court allowed a subpoena in a New York criminal case but told a lower court to consider separation of powers when it comes to Congress.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 90 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 11 additional cases were confirmed Thursday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 9. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. The health… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Recent vandalism to the Ohio Statehouse and other high- profile government buildings has prompted an outcry from some of the state’s top leaders. Now, Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow the Ohio Attorney General to go after those who damage public buildings. Republican Rep. Jeff LaRe… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine’s requirement that people in seven hot-spot counties wear masks inside businesses and in public places starting Wednesday night at 6 has raised the question of how it will be enforced. Butler County is one of those seven counties marked in red on the state’s alert map. Butler County… Read More
WOUB Digital · A Tribute to a ‘Comic Mind’: Talking Carl Reiner with Dr. Roger Cooper Legendary straight man and comedic storyteller, actor, and director Carl Reiner passed away at the age of 98 on Monday, June 29. Known for creating the innovative and widely revered The Dick Van Dyke Show, Reiner’s ability to play… Read More
Archaeologists Examine Rare Mass Grave in “Secrets of the Dead: Egypt’s Darkest Hour”; July 15 at 10 p.m.
Secrets of the Dead: Egypt’s Darkest Hour Wednesday, July 15 at 10 p.m. on WOUB The discovery of a rare mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people outside Luxor sends archaeologists on a quest to find out who the remains belong to, why they were buried the way they were and… Read More