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Absentee voters can drop off their election ballots in this box on Court Street in uptown Athens.

U.S. Postal Service Warns Ohio About Potential Delays For Absentee Voting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The U.S. Postal Service has sent a letter to dozens of state election officials around the country including Ohio, warning that delays in delivering the mail could result in voters not being able to cast their absentee ballots in time. The letter sent to Secretary of State Frank LaRose (R-Ohio) on… Read More

A box to drop off absentee ballots sits in the parking lot of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland.

WATCH: How Election Officials And USPS Handle Mail-In Ballots

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The pandemic is pushing more voters to cast ballots by mail. While most evidence shows that voting fraud is extremely rare, President Trump has been claiming the opposite. Now he’s criticizing the idea of more funding for the U.S. Postal Service, which congressional Democrats say is needed to support the increase… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine

DeWine Says Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) called racism a public health crisis while releasing a report from a task force created to look into how COVID-19 is hitting people of color disproportionately. The minority health strike force identified dozens of issues to address disparities when it comes to health issues for people of color, known… Read More

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Rules For Games, Fans For Ohio High School Sports Expected Tuesday

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine says work will continue over the weekend to get guidelines in place for high school sports – and he says he’ll announce them on Tuesday. But he had a preview of what to expect. DeWine said his administration has been working with the Ohio High School… Read More

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VNMF: The Art Creating a Music Festival in the Midst of a Pandemic

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WOUB Digital · VNMF: The Art Creating a Music Festival in the Midst of a Pandemic Spring and summer are typically chockfull of opportunities for budding media professionals: music festivals to cover or organize, internships with record labels and PR firms, and perhaps most importantly to this region, the Nelsonville Music Festival. Ohio University students… Read More