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The selection will make Harris just the third woman — and first African American — to be nominated for vice president by a major political party.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and leaders from the state’s top children’s hospitals on Tuesday offered advice on how children can return to school in a safe manner and offered statistics on the impact of COVID-19 on kids. A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association reiterates that… Read More
The light of the moon will reduce the visibility of some fainter meteors, but NASA says it’s still worth staying up late — or rising very very early on Wednesday — to see “nature’s fireworks.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) —The Big Ten Conference has canceled the fall football season for the first time in its 125-year history, along with all other fall sports. But the conference may still pursue a season this spring. “As time progressed and after hours of discussion with our Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had its second death related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in an August 11 press release. “While cases in Athens County have declined over the last month, the recent death is a strong reminder of the potential dangers… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state of Ohio has released for payment around a fifth of the quarter of a million claims for non-traditional unemployment assistance that it was holding back as it checked them for fraud. But some of the real people caught up in that investigation found it was yet another… Read More
Visits to Yellowstone National Park are higher than last year as Americans look to escape their pandemic confines. Their business is welcome relief, despite worries they’ll also bring coronavirus.
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Counterfeit Madison Early on in the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Nelsonville Music Festival announced its cancellation due to the infectious disease outbreak. In its place, Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies Director Josh Antonuccio and Nelsonville Music Festival Executive Director Tim Peacock created the Virtual… Read More
Joe Focke started it all in 1969 ATHENS, OH – Joe Focke loves Ohio University and WOUB. And so does his family. A total of seven members of Focke’s family were proud Bobcats. Focke worked at WOUB and graduated from Ohio University in 1973 with a telecommunications degree, and his son followed in his footsteps…. Read More
PBS NewsHour Announces Primetime Coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions As Details Emerge
2020 Democratic National Convention August 17 – 20, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2020 Republican National Convention August 25 – 27, 2020 UPDATE: August 7, 2020 PBS NewsHour is currently planning to produce primetime coverage and analysis of both the Democratic National Convention, Aug 17-20, and the Republican National convention, Aug 24-27, from 8-11 pm… Read More