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Randi Weingarten, the head of the American Federation of Teachers, said “safety strikes” should only take place as a last resort. The decision on whether to strike would be left to the local union.
Code-switching is the ability of a person to switch between languages or dialects to meet communication needs. It also is the alteration of clothes, hairstyles and music from one environment to another to be accepted. Code-switching is something that white culture demands of blacks. In short, to be acceptable and not “other”, the white establishment… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state representatives in Ohio signaled their intent Tuesday to remove the disgraced House speaker arrested last week in connection with a $60 million federal bribery probe, in a secret vote prompted by Larry Householder’s refusal to voluntarily give up the seat. The House will meet Thursday to consider a resolution… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says county fairs will be reduced to junior fair events like livestock exhibitions going forward for this year. DeWine calls the decision difficult but says it’s clear fairs can’t go on normally because of the coronavirus. His announcement Tuesday allows harness racing without spectators but prohibits rides,… Read More
CHAUNCEY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office says “criminal indicators were observed” by their Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) during a July 25 stop on U.S. Route 33 near Chauncey and that led to the K-9, Bora, being deployed. Bora reportedly sniffed enough for a search to find more than 91 grams of liquid… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — Unsolicited packages of seeds have been showing up on some Ohioans’ porches. Late last week, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) started getting reports of citizens receiving packages of seeds in the mail that they never ordered. Authorities think the packages appear to be sent from China, and they are urging anyone who… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As the calls for a repeal of the state’s nuclear power plant bailout grow louder, there are legislators who are standing by the law that made sweeping changes to Ohio’s energy policy. One vocal supporter says the bailout is still what’s best for Ohioans. The laws created through HB6 set up nuclear and coal subsidies paid for by new charges… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has not done enough to protect coal miners during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from an oversight agency released Tuesday. Through interviews with MSHA officials and union representatives, as well as reviews of state and national policies, the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 326 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven additional cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the case in a press release sent July 28. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the case. An analysis… Read More
The Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival will take place on the Stuart’s Opera House official YouTube channel on August 21-22 at 8 p.m. EST. Each night will feature a different lineup of performers including CAAMP, Mandolin Orange, Hot Tuna, Shovels & Rope, Todd Snider, Haley Heynderickx, Bedouine, Joan Shelley, Tre Burt, Vieux Farka Toure, Cedric Burnside,… Read More
After days of delays, congressional Republicans unveiled their $1 trillion proposal for a fifth wave of pandemic relief. Democrats are not on board — signaling tough negotiations ahead.
The Akron Zoo has a new resident for its collection, courtesy of an observant employee at a Red Lobster restaurant.