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A drop in shipping traffic is reducing underwater noise, so scientists are listening for how whales and other marine life are responding.
Millions of Americans who lost jobs during the pandemic are in danger of having their incomes cut for a second time. The sudden halt in payments would be felt in households and throughout the economy.
Remembering the life of Congressman John Lewis with “John Lewis – Get in the Way” Thursday, July 23 at 8 pm
The son of sharecroppers, John Lewis grew up in rural isolation, seemingly destined to a bleak, segregation-imposed future. But his fate took a different turn, and Lewis rose from Alabama’s Black Belt to the corridors of power on Capitol Hill, his humble origins forever linking him to those whose voices customarily go unheard. A man… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state is pumping millions of dollars into the production of more person protective equipment to help people prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which Lt. Gov. Jon Husted (R-Ohio) says will also help Ohio’s economic recovery. Ohio is making $20 million available for manufacturers to build up the supply… Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — At the Community Farmers Market in Bowling Green, Kentucky, vendors and shoppers are adjusting to the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic. That includes wearing face coverings, maintaining distance, and taking other precautions to avoid spreading the virus. Market manager Susan Warrell said their first days under the state’s recent mask… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 274 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after additional cases were confirmed Monday. This is the third reported decrease of new cases in Athens County in as many days. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July… Read More
WOUB Digital · Remembering ‘the Importance of Play’ With Summer Digital Storytelling Camp Last year, I had the pleasure of speaking to Ohio University College of Fine Arts summer art instructors Daniel King (also Communications Specialist for the College of Fine Arts University Communications and Marketing) and Cassidy Brauner (also an Emerging Artist Post-Graduate Fellow… Read More
Harriet Passarelli was one of the first women to anchor the evening news in North Carolina ATHENS, OH – For Harriet Passarelli, WOUB was her pathway to becoming a pioneer. The radio and television major at Ohio University came to Athens in the late 1960s from New Jersey and started working at WOUB almost immediately…. Read More
On this episode of Defining Moments Podcast, Guest Host Dr. Laura Ellingson talks with Dr. Leland Spencer about the vulnerability of storytelling and its emancipatory potential. Spencer challenges systemic barriers that limit opportunities for individuals based on gender and sexual identities, disabilities, and spirituality. The conversation offers a hopeful vision of inclusion and respect in… Read More
Demonstrations continued in Portland, Ore., Saturday night over police brutality and racism. State and local officials criticized Trump’s use of federal agents to try to quell the protests.