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The Supreme Court justice revealed on Friday that she had begun a course of chemotherapy on May 19. In a statement, she said she is still able to do her job “full steam.”
State officials are pushing back against the false claim that COVID-19 cases are being counted more than once. The Ohio Department of Health says this derives from people misreading the reporting data.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 250 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 16 additional cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 17. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. An analysis… Read More
About 3 million more guns than usual have been sold since the pandemic started. And nearly half of all the sales appear to be to those buying guns for the first time.
Dr. Greg Hall is a primary care physician in Cleveland, Ohio who tailors his practice to specifically helping African Americans who have been short-changed by the traditional medical establishment. He says that racism is a public health crisis that manifests itself in many disparities between treatment of black patients and white patients. He cites the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a bill Friday, as promised, that would have prohibited criminal penalties for violations of state or local health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, which was sponsored by state Sen. Theresa Gavarone, a Bowling Green Republican, would instead have allowed fines of not more… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As school districts unveil their plans for resuming school this fall, some teachers are anxious about returning to their classrooms. Hilliard City Schools teacher Sherise Thompson sums it up this way. “I’m scared. I know there’s still a fatality rate and I think that we shouldn’t be going back to… Read More
First time in Eight Years: WOUB-TV to Encore “The War” from Ken Burns – Thursdays at 9 p.m. starting July 23
THE WAR Thursdays at 9 p.m. – Starting July 23rd Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick In the spring of 1945, as the war in Europe drew to a close, the CBS radio correspondent Eric Sevareid was troubled. He had been reporting on the fighting for four years, and had done his best to… Read More