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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio National Guard members have been helping foodbanks out with distribution. The Guard was supposed end its mission this month, but there’s news it will continue to help in a reduced capacity. The Ohio Association of Foodbanks’ Joree Novotny says it’s been hard… Read More
The head of the World Health Organization has called the island nation “a global exemplar” for its success in controlling the virus.
Thousands of lawsuits that ground to a halt because of COVID-19 are moving forward again as local, state and federal courts reopen around the U.S.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state is now accepting applications for schools seeking funds to expand broadband accessibility. That program has lifted a restriction that supporters say will go even further in helping low-income districts. The state is granting $50 million in federal funds to school districts that need help providing Internet access to… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 359 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after two additional cases were confirmed Monday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the case in a press release sent August 10. An analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicate one of the new… Read More
Contura Energy Will Accelerate Exit From Thermal Coal Business, Citing Global Transition Away From Fossil Fuels
BRISTOL, Tenn. (OVR) — A major Ohio Valley coal producer announced last week it will speed up its exit from producing coal used to generate electricity. In a call with shareholders last week, Contura Energy, Inc., said the move is tied to the ongoing global transition away from fossil fuels. “We recognize that the world is transitioning… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine has accepted a White House proposal for Ohio unemployment claimants to receive $300 in weekly unemployment compensation assistance with no state money involved. Dan Tierney is a spokesman for the state’s Republican governor. Tierney says states received two options for unemployment funding late Sunday. One provides claimants with… Read More
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Bedouine Azniv Korkejian says she’s “on desert time” when we connect for our interview. The Syrian born singer-songwriter who performs as Bedouine purchased a house a few hours outside of Los Angeles a while ago, and it wasn’t until the COVID-19 crisis made touring impossible that the… Read More
Season 5 of Emmy-Winning Hit Kicks Off with Sing-Along Special to Support Families in Today’s Unprecedented Times, Followed by Week of New Episodes PBS KIDS announced a new special and episodes of DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, beginning Monday, August 17. Preschoolers and their families from neighborhoods across the country can hop on Trolley and “ride… Read More
Childbirth is a biological and cultural experience. Birthing practices and women’s experiences of childbirth are shaped by ever-shifting medical practices and societal values and preferences. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Jackie Wolf talks about the intersections between her personal experiences with social birthing and her scholarly work on the history of birthing and… Read More