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Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting-rights groups and Democrats have filed separate lawsuits in Ohio aimed at making voting easier this November amid the coronavirus pandemic. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law sued Friday on behalf of voting rights groups and an individual, arguing that Ohio has an… Read More
The judge unsealed hundreds of pages of documents related to a now-settled defamation suit brought against Maxwell by one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens County Commissioners will be holding public hearings with the intent to pass a 5 year levy to increase the sales tax in Athens County. The 0.25 percent increase is intended to provide additional revenue for the county’s 9-1-1 system. There will be two public hearings held, via video conference…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 339 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after five additional cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 31. An analysis of ODH data indicates four cases confirmed Friday involved people aged 20-29… Read More
In the before times, Radio Free Athens’ volunteer DJs filled the WOUB AM airwaves most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 8p.m. EDT. We’ll be back at it in time, but for now we are supplying weekly playlists and accompanying memes. From R@T Ohio Brew Week was supposed to start this weekend, but, like most everything… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University is releasing more details about their plan to re-open their campuses to college students next month. According to the email from President M. Duane Nellis, classes will still begin Monday, August 24, but in a multi-phased approach with only some students being allowed on the Athens campus. In the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state pharmacy board changed its decision to ban the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19. Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) called for a more thorough investigation into the drug. DeWine says Ohio’s pharmacy board should have held a full hearing before ruling that hydroxychloroquine cannot be used to treat… Read More