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COVID-19 Spreading In Ohio’s Rural Communities
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Gov. Mike DeWine says while urban areas are trending down, Ohio’s rural counties are starting to see more community spread. Ohio’s overall number of cases has gone… Read More
New Jobless Claims Dip Below 1 Million For 1st Time Since March
Initial unemployment claims had been above 1 million for 20 straight weeks. The total receiving unemployment also dipped, to 28.3 million, as of July 25.
Can Poverty Lead To Mental Illness?
That’s a question that is fairly new to science. Researchers are now looking at the possible links.
Athens Co. Confirms Three New COVID-19 Cases For August 13
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 364 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three additional cases were confirmed Thursday. The Athens City-County… Read More
Federal PAC Donations Show Ohio Valley Lawmakers Raked In Thousands From Utility FirstEnergy
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (OVR) — Lawmakers from across the Ohio Valley have received nearly half a million dollars in campaign contributions from 2019-2020 from a political action committee associated with FirstEnergy Corp.,… Read More
Top Facebook Official: Our Aim Is To Make Lying On the Platform ‘More Difficult’
Facebook’s head of security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said that Facebook is working harder than ever to counteract efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.
Inspection Set For West Virginia Tunnel That Cost Hundreds Of Lives
GAULEY BRIDGE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia tunnel where hundreds of construction workers died from silica-choked passageways is set to undergo its first inspection in more than 80 years…. Read More
Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Angela Perley
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Angela Perley Early on in the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Nelsonville Music Festival announced its cancellation due to the infectious disease outbreak…. Read More